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Fighting Hunger When School is Out: The Impact of a Summer Food Program 

Abt Associates and its partners conducted a random assignment evaluation of the USDA Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children demonstration in 2011, 2012, and 2013, which offered cash incentives to reduce summertime food insecurity among eligible children. 

Videos: Speaking Out About Family Planning, Gender Roles in Jordan

The Jordan Communication, Advocacy, and Policy (JCAP) project partnered with a local non-government organization to teach young people in conservative governorates about family planning. Twenty Jordanians from ages 18 to 29 produced short, but compelling movies promoting family planning practices. 

Supporting the Deepwater Horizon Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan 

Abt Associates’ staff played a major role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill natural resource damage assessment (NRDA), providing comprehensive NRDA injury assessment and restoration planning support to federal and state trustee agencies. 

Videos: Helping Farmers Grow in South Sudan

The Food, Agribusiness, and Rural Markets (FARM) Project, led by Abt Associates, has helped thousands of farmers improve their yields, expand their businesses, and access markets in South Sudan. Margret Oliver Duku is one of them.

Report: The Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Health

A new report from the U.S. Global Change Research Program provides a comprehensive assessment of climate change’s potential health impacts in the United States. 
Abt’s climate change experts authored the report’s second chapter, Temperature-Related Death and Illness. 

Mobilizing Against Zika

Abt Associates is capable of delivering multi-prong solutions to address the Zika virus public health emergency. Abt, for example, has built the capacity of health care workers around the world to address the challenges of pandemic diseases.

Abt Perspectives Blog

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Data without Design: Don’t Do It!

In a recent blog post, Jacob Klerman and I argued that having administrative data available for answering a question about the impact of a program or intervention won't be successful unless paired with a good research design. Here is an all-too-typic...

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Upcoming Conferences

  • PEER Early Childhood Conference
    May 24, 2016

    Abt expert will give the keynote address at the upcoming Early Childhood Conference hosted by the Partnership for Early Educational Research (PEER).
    Learn more about this event.
  • Staff to Present at RECS 2016
    Jun 1 - Jun 3, 2016

    Abt experts will present the latest research from evaluations of social welfare programs at the Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency(RECS).
    Learn more about this event.

Questions We're Addressing

Can Natural Infrastructure Enhance Coastal Resilience?

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How Does Lead Exposure at Flint, Michigan Levels Affect the Health of Children and Adults?

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Can Financial Incentives Lead to Healthier Food Purchases?

Can Financial Incentives Lead to Healthier Food Purchases?

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What Lessons Were Learned from HUD’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program?

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How Can USAID Help Eastern Caribbean Countries Prepare to Lead Their Own HIV Programs?

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