RAND Corporation, established in 1948, is a nonprofit organization that undertakes research activities and objective analysis on behalf of its clients. Its areas of expertise include child policy, civil and criminal justice, education, environment and energy, health, long-range planning, international policy, labor markets, national security, infrastructure, energy, environment and corporate governance. Its research initiatives include various studies, including economic development, intelligence policy, crisis management and disaster preparation, population and regional studies, science and technology, terrorism and transportation. It also operates Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School and offers degree programs in public policy to students. The agency s clients include government and public sector institutions, private foundations, international and commercial organizations. Its Web site offers online reports, databases, reference materials and research tools. RAND Corporation is headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., and has offices located in Arlington, Va., Jackson, Miss., and Pittsburgh.