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Tasty THC

Food products containing cannabis extract (edibles) have emerged as a popular and lucrative facet of the legalized market for both recreational and medicinal cannabis. The many formulations of cannabis extracts used in edibles present a unique...

RTI Press Methods Report

Methods for assessing the adherence to medical devices

The assessment of patient adherence to medication is necessary to distinguish between nonadherence and inferior drug efficacy, which is crucial for avoiding poor clinical outcomes. Adherence measurements pose various challenges, as many methods...

RTI Press Book

Sustainable shale oil and gas

This practical guide describes the operational details of production and environmental pitfalls of fracking—going beyond productivity improvement objectives—to explore cutting-edge analytic techniques and provide a better understanding of the...

RTI Press Book

Leveraging data for student success

People providing services to schools, teachers, and students want to know whether these services are effective. With that knowledge, a project director can expand services that work well and adjust implementation of activities that are not...

RTI Press Book

Governance and service delivery

RTI International has extensive experience implementing international donor-funded programs and projects, including single-sector and multisector policy and service-delivery improvement efforts, as well as governance and public management reforms...

RTI Press Methods Report

Construction and application of the MEEDE dataset

We describe the construction of a highly detailed dataset of the US electric sector—the Micro-level Economic and Environmental Detail of Electricity. The dataset represents a unique synthesis of engineering, economic, and environmental data...

RTI Press Book

Methods in statistical genomics

The objective of this book is to describe procedures for analyzing genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Some of the material is unpublished and contains commentary and unpublished research; other chapters (Chapters 4 through 7) have been...

RTI Press Policy Brief

Can big data save labor market information systems?

Labor markets desperately need information to function effectively and efficiently, making labor market information systems critical public investments. Yet government systems face significant challenges in collecting quality data, turning it...

RTI Press Research Report

Applying social science to assess public interaction with shale gas

We propose a research agenda for the application of social science methods to enhance the understanding of the public’s relationship with shale gas. We summarize the history of shale gas usage and the recent increase in its prominence as a source...