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New Evidence Reveals Mixed Trends on Homelessness in America

Two related annual reports on homelessness by Abt Associates find declines in sheltered homeless population but increases in unsheltered homeless, especially in major cities.

Better Technology Improves Governance in Tanzania

Experts at Abt Associates are working to strengthen governance around the world by leading projects that resolve boundary disputes, fight corruption, and improve the efficiency and capabilities of government workers, among other examples.

Announcing the Center for Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness 

Practitioners and policymakers seeking insights on what works to prevent homelessness have a new resource for reliable information: A center dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness by connecting research to practice.


Learning from Success and Failure: Evaluations Help Programs Improve Student Outcomes 

The federal Investing in Innovation (i3) program has invested more than $1.4 billion to 172 grantees to support evidence-based education programs. Abt Associates and partners helped evaluators design and implement high-quality evaluations to find which programs worked best for students. 

Abt Perspectives Blog

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Staying in Touch with Research Subjects Can Help Prevent Selection Bias in Prospective Cohort Studies

To combat selection bias in long-term studies, researchers need to maintain a cohort of at least 80-90 percent of those who originally enrolled. But this takes time, effort, training, and sometimes a little lip balm.

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Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Social Coast Forum
    Feb 5 - Feb 8, 2018

    Abt Associates is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Social Coast Forum. Staff will share insights on ecosystem services and natural infrastructure performance metrics.
    Learn more about this event.
  • 2018 AMCHP Annual Conference
    Feb 10 - Feb 13, 2018

    Abt Associates staff will lead a workshop on bullying prevention at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) 2018 Annual Conference.
    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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