November 2021

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Environment and Climate Change | November 30, 2021

How Climate Change Will Impact National Security

Nov 24, 2021 In an interview,  the Intelligence Project's Calder Walton examines the recent assessment from entire U.S. intelligence community on the impacts of climate change on U.S. national security.

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | November 30, 2021

The Pandemic Is Ending With a Whimper

Nov 24, 2021 Juliette Kayyem argues that the decision to move on to the recovery phase needs to be made by politicians, not scientists.

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Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) | November 30, 2021

Steve Chapman: Biden sees climate change as life and death, or does he?

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Heinrich Boll Foundation (HBS) | November 30, 2021

What do queer feminist perspectives have to tell us about our current political moment?

What do queer feminist perspectives have to tell us about our current political moment? Submitted by kaib on Tue, 11/30/2021 - 17:01

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination Look Different for Men and Women in Army, but Experiences Similar Across Locations

Sexual harassment and discrimination in the active-duty U.S. Army look different and occur more often for women than men, but the settings where harassment occurs and characteristics of perpetrators are…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Boosting Tax Credits and Other Aid Could Prevent Health Insurance Loss During Future Recessions

The federal Affordable Care Act was not robust enough on its own to stave off a large number of people in New York from losing their health coverage during the…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Study of Unhoused Veterans in Los Angeles Suggests Services Need to Be Tailored to Meet Population Needs and Preferences

A year-long study of a group of military veterans experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles found that few were able to obtain permanent housing over the course of the period, even…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Francis Fukuyama, Noted Author and Philosopher, Returns to RAND Board of Trustees

Francis “Frank” Fukuyama, the noted author, philosopher, and political economist, is returning to the RAND Corporation Board of Trustees, where he first served from 2008 to 2015. Fukuyama was a…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Hackathon Pairs HBCU Undergrads with Pardee RAND Graduate Students to Identify Ideas for More Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

Undergraduate students from Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College will work alongside Pardee RAND Graduate School students to seek ways to help vulnerable communities recover from the COVID-19…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Longtime RAND President & CEO Michael D. Rich Announces Retirement

Rich announced he will retire in 2022 following a search for his successor. Rich became RAND's fifth president in 2011. He began his extraordinary RAND career as a summer intern…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Surges in Undocumented and Asylum-Seeking Children Prompt Need for Better K–12 Policies

491,000 children from Mexico and the Northern Triangle (Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador) arrived in the United States between fiscal years 2017 and 2019 and remained with unresolved immigration statuses. Of…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism Requires Gathering Better Information About the AAPI Community and Its Needs

The recent rise of anti-Asian attacks across the United States has galvanized the community to build newfound alliances and resilience, with advocates working to increase reporting of hate incidents and…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Stronger Leadership Action in L.A. Sheriff’s Department Needed to Curb Influence of Problematic Subgroups, Address Community Concerns

Leadership of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department can best discourage involvement in deputy subgroups by clarifying current policy language to prohibit subgroups, and by delivering strong and consistent messages…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Republicans May Be Less Likely to Make Use of Federal Subsidies When Buying Individual Health Insurance Policies

Republicans who buy individual health plans may be less likely to shop through marketplaces created under the federal Affordable Care Act, leading to them to forgo subsidies provided by the…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Early COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign in the United States Prevented Nearly 140,000 Deaths

The early COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the United States prevented 139,393 deaths and 3 million cases of COVID-19 by the second week of May. As a result of early vaccination…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Parents Remain Concerned About Safety of In-Person Instruction

A gap remains between white parents and Black and Hispanic parents in their preferences for in-person schooling, but it has narrowed since May. The RAND Corporation survey, funded by The…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Nancy Staudt Named Dean of Pardee RAND Graduate School

Nancy Staudt, dean of the School of Law at Washington University, will join the RAND Corporation as the Frank and Marcia Carlucci Dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School and…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Lack of Diversity in U.S. Coast Guard Greater in Higher Ranks; Comprehensive and Sustained Changes Recommended to Improve

Women and racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented at all levels of the United States Coast Guard—especially in higher ranks and among senior leadership—and comprehensive changes across the organization are…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Former House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry Joins RAND as Senior Fellow

Former Rep. Mac Thornberry, who served 26 years in Congress, has joined the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation as an adjunct senior fellow. During his time in Congress, Thornberry was chair…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Labor Regulations Attached to Proposition HHH Lowered Los Angeles Housing Production Through Increased Costs, Developer Avoidance

A project labor agreement requiring that a primarily union workforce be used for housing projects for the homeless in Los Angeles appears to be one reason that the city's $1.2…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Linking U.S. Prescription Drug Prices to Those in Other Nations Could Cut Costs in Half

High prescription drug prices in the United States drive up overall health care costs and lead many patients to forgo their medications. Linking U.S. drug prices to those in other…

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Rand corp news | November 30, 2021

Wide Disagreement Remains Among U.S. Gun Policy Experts; Five Policies Show Less Disagreement

Wide disagreement remains among U.S. experts who study gun policy issues, with differing opinions about how much individual policies may reduce gun violence and other harms caused by firearms. Researchers…

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Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI) | November 30, 2021

Jueves 2 de diciembre, 18.00 horas / La Unión Europea y América Latina: salir de la pandemia, pero ¿de qué modo?

Sesión académica a cargo de Vicente Palacio, Director de Política Exterior de la Fundación Alternativas y Asesor del Área Internacional del Partido Socialista español (PSOE)

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Conflict and Conflict Resolution | November 30, 2021

“[We need the] political will to carry out serious change…not just symbolic gestures” – Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on the Future of Palestine

Oct 7, 2021 Recap of MEI event "The Future of Palestine - A Conversation with Dr. Hanan Ashrawi"

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Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) | November 30, 2021

14th International Tax Administration Conference: New Frontiers in Tax Administration

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