27 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Hurricane Sandy underscored the need for greater resilience to flooding. Insurance is part of the strategy, but it is spotty among one- to four-family properties in New York and is difficult for some to afford. Adding to the challenge is direction from Congress to phase out subsidies in the (...)
14 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Richard H. Solomon, a senior fellow at RAND, a China scholar, and a seasoned diplomat who helped direct U.S. policy toward East Asia under President George H.W. Bush, has died.
9 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Zero-day software vulnerabilities—security holes that developers haven't fixed or aren't aware of—can lurk undetected for years. They are useful in cyber operations and in defensive and academic settings. Whether to disclose or stockpile them is an ongoing (...)
6 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Direct-to-consumer telehealth services—touted as a convenient and less-expensive way to get care for minor ailments—appear to prompt new use of medical services and thus may drive up medical spending rather than trim (...)
22 février 2017, par RAND Corporation
Kenneth J. Arrow, whose groundbreaking work shaped scholarly thinking about such critical issues as the fairness of democratic elections, climate change and the cost of health care, has died.
23 janvier 2017, par RAND Corporation
Convincing low-cost lunch truck operators and their customers to embrace healthier food is possible. But regulation of menus and better marketing may be needed to make long-lasting changes.
19 janvier 2017, par RAND Corporation
Oregon has options for reforming health care financing to expand coverage and meet broader goals, though they differ in their feasibility, tradeoffs and financing requirements.
18 janvier 2017, par RAND Corporation
Faced with traditional threats from opponents such as Russia and emerging threats from non-traditional adversaries such as the Islamic State, the United States needs a comprehensive foreign policy strategy that can provide stability and improve policymakers' ability to manage in today's more (...)
17 janvier 2017, par RAND Corporation
Mike Januzik, a veteran finance executive, has been appointed chief financial officer and a vice president at the nonprofit RAND Corporation.
10 janvier 2017, par RAND Corporation
Personal devices like fitness trackers and smartphones are likely to be used increasingly in criminal investigations. Such technology offers new tools to law enforcement, but raises unique issues regarding constitutional rights such as (...)