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8 Ways Science is Making a More Resilient World

Scientific research is helping to improve the quality of life for people, places and the planet every day. Check out eight stories highlighting the #RealWorldScience contributions our environmental scientists are making across communities, states and regions as we mark Earth Day 2018.

Expanding Clean Energy Lending in Central America

As technical lead for USAID’s Climate Economic Analysis for Development, Investment, and Resilience activity (CEADIR), Abt Associates conducted national assessments of clean energy lending in Central America and trained bank staff on financing clean energy projects.

Improving Literacy for More than 3 Million Malawi Children

Abt Associates will refine Malawi’s early-grade reading assessment system, improving educational outcomes for the country’s estimated 3.6 million primary school students under the four-year “Assess the Learners” project with USAID.

Participants’ Income Grows Through HUD Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Participants in two HUD-funded Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) programs gained more than $10,000 in increased income over a five-year period as a result of participation in the program, at a net cost to the government of only $276 per participant. Read more of the findings in a new cost-benefit study.

Abt Perspectives Blog

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Harvest Box: Building a Better Understanding of Likely Effects

What are the likely impacts of the new Harvest Box proposal? Drawing on existing literature, Abt Associates sketches a plan for formal evaluation of the feasability of this program.

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Upcoming Events

  • AERA 2018 Annual Meeting
    Apr 13 - Apr 17, 2018

    Abt Associates staff will share insights at the upcoming 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
    Learn more about this event.
  • MIM Pan African Malaria Conference
    Apr 15 - Apr 20, 2018

    Abt Associates infectious disease experts will present at the 7th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference, held by the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria.
    Learn more about this event.

Questions We're Addressing

Can Changes to Social Security Disability Insurance Rules Encourage More People to Work?


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Is Collaboration an Underappreciated Part of Ending Chronic Homelessness?


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Is a Federal Program Helping Low-Income Adults Get Good Healthcare Jobs?


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Can We Build a Better Criminal Justice System Using a Data Set?


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