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The RAND Corporation (RAND) 2005f
1776 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138, United States
tel:1-310 393 0411 fax:1-310 393 4818
e-mail:correspondence@rand.org
URL:http://www.rand.org


Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1948.

General Description: RAND provides objective analysis and effective solutions that address the challenges facing the nation and the world to decision-makers in the public and private sectors. These challenges include such critical social and economic issues as education, poverty, crime, and the environment as well as a range of national security issues. Through its dedication to high-quality and objective research and analysis and with sophisticated analytical tools developed over many years, RAND is engaged with its clients in creating knowledge, insight, information, options, and solutions that will be both effective and enduring.

Annual Budget: USD 193.5 million (2003)

Staff: 1450 (730 research, 720 administrative/support), 10 visiting, 100 intern

Executive Officers:
Dr. THOMSON, James A. (President and CEO)

Public Relations:
Mr. EGNER, David (Director, Office of External Communications)

(As of November, 2004)

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