Thierry van Bastelaer, principal associate, International Health division
Thierry van Bastelaer provides leadership in broad set of issues involving livelihoods, health, and protection from financial risk. He helps identify regional trends in community-based health financing and other forms of community insurance and provides innovative solutions to problems of financial risk protection.
He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland, and an MA in Economics from Facultés Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium.
, director of housing initiatives, Social & Economic Policy division
Jeffrey Lubell, a nationally recognized housing and community development authority, is director of housing initiatives for Abt Associates. By grounding Abt’s research in a thorough understanding of the relevant policy context, and by drawing on available evidence and careful analysis to develop stronger and more effective policy solutions, Lubell assists policymakers in solving the nation’s pressing housing and community development challenges. Among other topics, his research interests include an exploration of the role that housing plays in advancing key societal outcomes such as health, education, asset-building, economic development, and environmental sustainability.
He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College. He also is a former Fulbright Scholar.