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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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How Can We Collect Critical Data During the COVID-19 Pan …

Michael W. Link, Ph.D.
Division Vice President, Data Science, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies
Michael W. Link, Ph.D.
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The Growing Importance of Data Science Methods to Survey …

Michael W. Link, Ph.D.
Division Vice President, Data Science, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies
Michael W. Link, Ph.D.
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Developing Sustainable RMNCH Solutions in Jordan

Sabry Mahmoud Hamza, M.D.
Principal Associate, International Development
Sabry Mahmoud Hamza
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Pandemic Response: Keeping the Data Flowing via Virtual …

A key lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic is that the worst outbreaks tend to take place in …
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HUD and CMS Team Up to Provide Housing and Services for …

Melissa Vandawalker
Senior Associate, Social and Economic Policy
Melissa Vandawalker
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Addressing Local Concerns in Adaptation Planning

Kaylene Ritter
Principal Associate
Kaylene Ritter
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Education in a Pandemic: Five Messages That Australia’s …

Reiko Take
Program Manager, Abt Australia
Reiko Take Program Manager, Abt Australia
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Unpacking a Complicated Problem: Safely Changing Jails a …

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends old routines, one question receives increasing attention: how to …
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Lessons from Iowa: Twin Tales of Caution in the Digital …

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 …