Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Random assignment, once used primarily in medical clinical trials, is now a firmly established evaluation methodology in the social sciences, but acceptance of it was not overnight, reports Abt Associates’ Howard Rolston, Ph.D. in the recently published book, Fighting for Reliable Evidence.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.