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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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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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Q&A with Vice President Lisa Ashcraft

Q&A with Lisa Ashcraft, Vice President, Contracts and Procurement Lisa Ashcraft has led …
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Technology’s Role in Global Development

Earlier this month, we at Abt unveiled a new kind of lunchtime learning event in the form of an …
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Podcast: Closing the Opportunity Gap – Housing and Educa …

Income inequality. Housing affordability. Education achievement gaps. These social determinants of …
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Podcast: Kids First—Systems, Health and Family Well-bein …

Health. Food security. Opioids. Child welfare. When parents need support, the services they rely …
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Helping teachers improve early grade reading outcomes in …

Jeremy Koch
Chief of Party - YESA
jeremy koch
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E-Scooters: Scourges or Saviors? The First Scooter Polic …

Ben Matek
Ben Matek, Senior Analyst, Health & Environment
Ben Matek, Senior Analyst, Health & Environment
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A Look Under the Hood at Abt’s Analytic Strategy: Part 2 …

Brian Sokol
Senior Director, Data and Analytics
brian sokol
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Podcast: Defeating TB—Private Sector to Predictive Analy …

How do we defeat tuberculosis? With sustainable solutions. With support from the private sector. …
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Thinking and Working Politically: An Interview with Grah …

Graham Teskey is the Principal Global Lead for Governance for Abt Associates, based in Canberra, …