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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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Helping teachers improve early grade reading outcomes in …

Jeremy Koch
Chief of Party - YESA
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Afterschool Programs: Better Data, Better Outcomes

Sandra Wilson, Ph.D.
Principal Associate, Social & Economic Policy
Sandra Wilson
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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, …
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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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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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Theory of Change and Theory of Action: What’s the differ …

Lavinia Tyrrel
Senior Policy Adviser, Governance, Abt Associates Australia
Lavinia Tyrrel
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A Look Under the Hood at Abt’s Analytic Strategy: Part 2 …

Brian Sokol
Senior Director, Data and Analytics
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A Look Under the Hood at Abt’s Analytic Strategy: Part 1 …

Brian Sokol
Senior Director, Data and Analytics
brian sokol
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Playing Well with Others: Data, Tech and the Summer Conf …

Jason Brinkley, Ph.D.
Senior Associate, Data Science Surveys Enabling Technologies
Jason Brinkley, Ph.D.
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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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AI and Data in Policy Research: Today and in the Future

Sung-Woo Cho, Ph.D.
Senior Associate, Social & Economic Policy
sung-woo cho
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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 …