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Housing Vouchers Have Benefits That Extend Beyond Housing, Study Finds

Researchers from Abt Associates and Vanderbilt University found that providing priority access to permanent housing subsidies to homeless families helps keep them from becoming homeless again and has a variety of other positive benefits. This research provides the first clear evidence on the best policies to help families who experience homelessness.                          GO

SHOPS Celebrates Five Years of Progress in Family Planning, HIV, Maternal and Child Health

The SHOPS project - led by Abt Associates - is USAID's flagship initiative in private-sector health. SHOPS has partnered with NGOs and for-profit entities in 30 developing countries since 2010 to address the needs of people regarding family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS.

U.S. to See Massive Benefits if Action is Taken on Climate Change Globally

Abt researchers contributed novel approaches and other technical expertise to a report estimating the impact of climate change on the United States.




Nursing Home Compare: Improving Health Care Quality Ratings

Abt Associates, working with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and other technical experts, has helped significantly improve a national ratings system for nursing homes and is working on a similar effort on home health care.


AgResults: Making Agricultural Markets Work for the Poor

Hundreds of millions of people are chronically undernourished partly because of agricultural market failures in many developing countries. AgResults is addressing this gap by offering incentives to the private sector to develop and expand agricultural innovations that promote food security and benefit smallholder farmers. Abt Associates is an external evaluator for the initiative.  GO

Turning the Tide Against Malaria in Northern Uganda

Districts in Northern Uganda have seen dramatic declines in malaria prevalence since the Abt Associates-led Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II began conducting indoor residual spraying in the area.


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How Is Abt Helping to Reduce Homelessness among America’s Veterans?

How Is Abt Helping to Reduce Homelessness among America’s Veterans?


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How is the Affordable Care Act Affecting HIV and AIDS Care Providers Funded by the Ryan White Program?

How is the Affordable Care Act Affecting HIV and AIDS Care Providers Funded by the Ryan White Program?


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Can Financial Incentives Lead to Healthier Food Purchases?

Can Financial Incentives Lead to Healthier Food Purchases?


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How Can Government Housing Programs Serve More People More Effectively Without Increasing Spending?


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What Does the Recent EPA Rule on Existing Power Plant Emissions Mean for the U.S. Power Sector?


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What Is the Clean Energy Market and How Can Investors in Emerging Economies Participate?


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Will Climate Change Increase Damage from Hurricanes?


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