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 2017-09-13 04:00 

EurekAlert

Satellite imagery analysis reveals economic decay within Islamic State... +

A new RAND Corporation report paints a bleak picture of economic life under the Islamic State. RAND estimates that the Islamic State contributed to a 23 percent reduction in the GDP of cities under its control, based on novel applications of satellite-der...

 2017-09-11 06:23 

LSM.LV

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Report suggests Baltic resistance plan... +

The Rand Corporation, an American strategic and military think-tank, has published a new report suggesting that the Baltic states prepare for and encourage civil resistance in the case of any attempted Russian take-over....

 2017-09-10 02:41 

Pocono Record

Waking up is hard to do especially for school... +

It is 5:30 in the morning. You drag yourself out of bed, but your teenager is fast asleep. They could miss the school bus.“Let me go in late today,” they tell you.There just might be something to that.A new Rand Corporation study says a nati...

 2017-09-06 20:31 

NPR

Study Finds Potential Economic Upside To Starting School Later In The Day... +

There's clear research that starting school at 8:30 a.m. or later has many benefits for teen health. But school districts aren't changing, citing the costs of making start times later. A new study from the RAND Corporation found the potential upside to a ...

 2017-09-02 23:31 

Chicago Tribune

Letting teens sleep in would save the country roughly $9 billion a year... +

The United States would realize roughly $9 billion a year in economic gains by instituting a simple, nationwide policy change: starting public school classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m. That's according to an exhaustive new study by the Rand Corporation, th...

 2017-09-01 16:23 

Washington Post

A later school start time would save the U.S. $9 billion in 2 years... +

A new study by the RAND Corporation estimated the economic benefits and weighed them against the losses. It estimates a shift to a 8:30 a.m. start time would save the U.S. $9 billion in two years....

 2017-09-01 15:09 

Bradenton Herald

Will you need a nursing home during lifetime? Chances are yes, study says... +

A recent study by the nonprofit RAND Corporation found that 56 percent of persons aged 57- to 61-years-old will stay at least one night in a nursing home during their lifetimes presenting a significant financial risk for many....

 2017-09-01 14:22 

Miami Herald

Will you need a nursing home during lifetime? Chances are yes, study says... +

A recent study by the nonprofit RAND Corporation found that 56 percent of persons aged 57- to 61-years-old will stay at least one night in a nursing home during their lifetimes presenting a significant financial risk for many....

 2017-08-31 11:38 

Bradenton Herald

Letting teen students sleep in could be $9 billion boost for Florida economy, study says... +

A new RAND Corporation report found that later school start times could lead to more teens graduating from high school and going to college, increasing U.S. economic earnings by $83 billion within a decade....

 2017-08-30 22:58 

Miami Herald

Letting teen students sleep in could be $9 billion boost for Florida economy, study says... +

A new RAND Corporation report found that later school start times could lead to more teens graduating from high school and going to college, increasing U.S. economic earnings by $83 billion within a decade....

 2017-08-30 14:36 

ScienceDaily.com

Shifting school start times could contribute $83 billion to US economy within a decade... +

RAND Corporation and RAND Europe have released the first-ever analysis of the economic implications of a shift in school start times in the US. The study shows that a nationwide move to 8.30 a.m. could lead to an economic gain of $83 billion to the US eco...

 2017-08-30 04:00 

EurekAlert

New study: Shifting school start times could contribute $83 billion to US economy within a decade... +

RAND Corporation and RAND Europe have released the first-ever analysis of the economic implications of a shift in school start times in the US The study shows that a nationwide move to 8.30 a.m. could lead to an economic gain of $83 billion to the US econ...

 2017-08-29 19:17 

Ecns.cn

U.S. think tank receives 3 mln dollars donation for China policy studies ... +

Leading American think tank RAND Corporation has received a donation of 3 million U.S. dollars to support its China policy studies, RAND officials announced Monday....

 2017-08-29 06:58 

People's Daily

U.S. think tank receives 3 mln dollars donation for China policy studies... +

Leading American think tank RAND Corporation has received a donation of 3 million U.S. dollars to support its China policy studies, RAND officials announced Monday....

 2017-08-24 21:44 

Media Matters

First openly gay Army Secretary debunks myth that medical services for transgender troops harm deployability... +

ALI VELSHI (HOST): Let's talk about the costissue.There are a lot of numbersfloating around, but accordingto RAND Corporation, which is asort of a widely cited study,the addedmilitary cost oftransgender care is about$8.4 million per year, whichpales in co...

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