Pardee RAND students and faculty help provide solutions to the social welfare and economic challenges faced by children and families, vulnerable populations, and historically marginalized communities. RAND’s work in this area, including the Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy and the Center on Housing and Homelessness, aims to understand why people make the decisions they do and how individuals and communities can increase their resilience.
Policy Research Areas
Many students arrive at Pardee RAND with a passion for a specific area of policy research, while others choose the School because of the myriad topics available to them, and the many faculty and experts with whom they can work.
You can visit the RAND website to browse all of the research areas and topics RAND explores.
Pardee RAND’s policy research areas are based on student and faculty interests. Click on the topics below to learn about courses, faculty, research, and students in each, as well as alumni who have pursued careers in those areas.