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The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND events offer new insights and evidence-based perspectives on top policy concerns. For more about RAND, visit www.rand.org.

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The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND events offer new insights and evidence-based perspectives on top policy concerns. For more about RAND, visit www.rand.org.

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Great Conversations

By StellaCapella - May 12 2018
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Fresh topics and smart guests, new favorite!

iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
11
2
0
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0

Great Conversations

By StellaCapella - May 12 2018
Read more
Fresh topics and smart guests, new favorite!
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Events @ RAND

Latest release on Jul 29, 2020

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Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: From the Community Corrections Lens

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How can policymakers, practitioners, government officials, and employers take the next steps to equalize employment opportunities for individuals with criminal records? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Veronica Cunningham and Nicole Jarrett offer their perspectives. RAND's Dionne Barnes-Proby hosts.

Jul 29 2020

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Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: Practitioners’ Views on Barriers and Opportunities

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What are best practices for second chance hiring? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Joshua Miller, Toney L. Earl Jr., Tony Lewis Jr., and Andrew Morton discuss strategies for overcoming barriers and improving employment outcomes through reentry, community supervision, and employer-driven programs. RAND's Dionne Barnes-Proby hosts.

Jul 22 2020

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Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: Certification, Background Checks, and Stigma

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Is improving career prospects through federal policies working? What can we learn from state and local policies? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Peter Leasure, Michael Vuolo, and Naomi F. Sugie present evidence from employer and job-seeker studies on Ban-the-Box, Certificates of Relief, and background checks. RAND's Priscillia Hunt hosts.

Jul 15 2020

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Career Prospects for People With Criminal Records: How Do People Stop Committing Crimes?

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Can criminal justice reform help people with a record get and keep a job, or better yet, a career? In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, senior policy researcher Shawn D. Bushway says that a better understanding of desistance—how and when people with criminal records stop offending—may be the key. RAND's Priscillia Hunt hosts.

Jul 08 2020

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How the Media Can Help Fight Truth Decay

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Truth Decay is the diminishing role of facts and analysis in American public life. As part of this phenomenon, Americans are losing faith in once-trusted sources of information, including the news. How might media organizations address this? RAND leaders and media experts discussed this topic at a “Truth Decay and the Media” panel on February 20, 2020, at RAND's Santa Monica headquarters.

Mar 05 2020

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What's the Fair Price of a Drug?

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In this Events @ RAND podcast, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers the 2018 Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy. A former special advisor for health policy to the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Emanuel explains why drug prices are so high and proposes a policy solution.

Oct 17 2018

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Truth Decay and Community Engagement

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In this Events @ RAND podcast, RAND political scientist Jennifer Kavanagh and William “Pat” Getty, president of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, discuss Truth Decay’s consequences on community engagement and resilience.

Oct 02 2018

1hr 4mins

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Integrative Health: Moving from Marginal to Mainstream

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In this Events @ RAND podcast, some of the nation's leading integrative health experts discuss the path forward for incorporating evidence-based complementary and alternative treatments into standard patient care, medical training, and policymaking.

Sep 26 2018

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Truth Decay and Trust in Institutions

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In this Events @ RAND podcast, the Pew Research Center's Carroll Doherty joins RAND’s Jennifer Kavanagh for a discussion about the causes and consequences of Truth Decay and declining trust in institutions.

Jun 07 2018

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Truth Decay and Civil Discourse

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In this Events @ RAND podcast, Jennifer Kavanagh addresses the connection between Truth Decay and the erosion of civil discourse, as well as Truth Decay's effects on policymaking and the future of democracy.

May 24 2018

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