The RAND Corporation is an American nonprofit think tank that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest. It is financed by the U.S. government and private endowment, corporations, universities and private individuals.
RAND aims for interdisciplinary and quantitative problem solving via translating theoretical concepts from formal economics and the physical sciences into novel applications in other areas, that is, via applied science and operations research.
Fields of study: Public Policy, Trade & Economy, Social Policy, Business, Management & Operations, Defence & National Security, Politics & International Relations, Environmental Policy, Law & Human Rights, Public Health & Sanitation, Education