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China’s Expanding Role in Global Mergers and Acquisitions Markets

by Gregory S. Jones Brian G. Chow Charles Wolf Jr. Scott Harold

The authors evaluate the risks and benefits of increased Chinese foreign investment, aiming to improve understanding of its investment patterns and strategy. They consider how U.S. national security might be compromised as well as how the United States and China can benefit from such investment, providing a way to assess national security risks and benefits and examining Chinese investment patterns in both the United States and elsewhere.

Critical Materials: Present Danger to U.S. Manufacturing

by Richard Silberglitt James T. Bartis Brian G. Chow David L. An Kyle Brady

This report describes the results of a study of the sources and reliability of the supply of imported materials on which United States manufacturers are dependent.

A Delicate Balance

by Michael S. Tseng Brian G. Chow Eric Landree Lance Sherry Richard Silberglitt

This description of the application of the RAND Corporation's PortMan portfolio analysis and management method and Delphi consensus-building method for the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Sharing Services (ISS) division highlights how these methods enable the data-driven analysis of project portfolios and the allocation of research and development (R&D) and operations and maintenance (O&M) resources according to value, risk, and cost.

Distribution of Losses From Large Terrorist Attacks Under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

by Tom Latourrette Brian G. Chow Stephen J. Carroll Gregory S. Jones Craig Martin

The pending expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2002 is the impetus for this assessment of how TRIA redistributes terrorism losses. The authors find that the role of taxpayers is expected to be minimal in all but very rare cases and that, even with TRIA in place, a high fraction of losses would go uninsured in each of the attack scenarios examined.

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