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Perspectives Blog

Clearing out the gray to deliver transparent solutions. That’s what we do as we bring clarity to answering the world’s toughest challenges. 

Blogging about our perspectives on issues — from affordable housing, child trauma and coastal restoration to universal health coverage, gender equality, blockchain technology, HIV/AIDS, influenza and more — invites readers to react and benefit from our thinking each and every day.

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AI and Data in Policy Research: Today and in the Future

Sung-Woo Cho, Ph.D.
Senior Associate, Social & Economic Policy
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Plotting the Future of Education, Disabilities and the W …

Sarah Prenovitz
Senior Analyst, Social and Economic Policy
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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) for Complex Pr …

Lessons from MEL in FacilitiesIn our previous blog post, we discussed the challenges of performing …
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Podcast: AI v. Opioids - Fighting Back with Data

At the outset of the opioid crisis, experts didn’t know what to look for. As our mastery of AI and …
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Abt Fights the Bite

Abt Associates
Bold Thinkers Driving Real-World Impact
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Podcast: Good Governance—Key to Energy Reform

To reform the energy sector in developing countries, good governance is a must. Energy expert Dana …
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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) for Complex Pr …

The challenges of MEL in Facilities Most development aid projects seek to tackle complex development …
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Podcast: Silo Busting—Integrating Climate Adaptation and …

Challenges in areas ranging from education to the environment, gender to governance, health to …
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Understanding PFAS: From Science to Practice

There is growing concern around a class of chemicals known as PFAS, which stands for per- and …
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The Rx for Moms Who Misuse Opioids

Katharine Witgert
Senior Associate/Scientist, Health and Environment
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Is PT the Rx for the Opioid Crisis?

Therese Rodda
Associate/Scientist, Health and Environment
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