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Perspectives Blog

What works? That’s always the question when tackling the world’s toughest challenges. 

We have answers based on our research and implementation experience. For affordable housing, child trauma and coastal restoration. For universal health coverage, gender equality and blockchain technology. For HIV/AIDS and influenza. And much, much more. Our blogs invite readers to gain insights from our bold thinkers.

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Homeless Encampments: Local Responses to a National Prob …

Lauren Dunton
Associate/Scientist, Social and Economic Policy
Lauren Dunton
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Addressing Local Concerns in Adaptation Planning

Kaylene Ritter
Principal Associate
Kaylene Ritter
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The Relevance of Data Science for Survey Research: Findi …

Michael W. Link, Ph.D.
Division Vice President, Data Science, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies
Michael W. Link, Ph.D.
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2019 Data Released on Veterans Experiencing Homelessness …

New data collected and analyzed by Abt Associates for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban …
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The Stunning Progress in the War on AIDS

The findings were startling. Not a single newborn in the District of Columbia, the nation’s HIV …
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Better Care + Smarter Spending + Healthier People = Qual …

National Health Care Quality Week (HQW) is upon us, providing an important reminder to pause and …
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Counting Mosquito Eggs with a Smartphone – Part 1: The …

Part 1: THE CHALLENGE Figure 1. A screenshot of the MECVision prototype on a mobile device, counting …
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Counting Mosquito Eggs with a Smartphone – Part 2: The …

Assembling the Team As a data scientist and project lead for AbtX, (Abt Associates’ internal …
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Data & Tech Stuff, Vol. 1

Gabriel Krieshok
Associate/Scientist, Data Science Surveys Enabling Technologies
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A Decade of Achievements and Challenges for the Australi …

The Australian Nurse-Family Partnership (ANFPP)  is a home visiting program designed to empower …
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Abt’s B-FACT Tool Helps Tailor Nutrition Interventions

Roughly 1.5 billion people worldwide don’t get enough vitamins or minerals. That creates a public …
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Q&A with Vice President Lisa Ashcraft

Q&A with Lisa Ashcraft, Vice President, Contracts and Procurement Lisa Ashcraft has led …