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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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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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Some Good News for Seniors on World Diabetes Day?

One in every four—or nearly 25 million—Medicare beneficiaries has diabetes, and 3.3 million of those …
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Should You Volunteer for that Pro-Bono Assignment?

Mary F. Maguire
Global Editorial and Communications Leader
Mary F. Maguire
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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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Five Policies to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Ben Matek
Ben Matek, Senior Analyst, Health & Environment
Ben Matek, Senior Analyst, Health & Environment
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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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Tackling Bias in Machine Learning and Child Welfare Data …

Nathan Greenstein
Associate Analyst, Social & Economic Policy
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15 Curated COVID-19 Content and Data Hubs

Gabriel Krieshok
Associate/Scientist, Data Science Surveys Enabling Technologies
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Using Data Analysis, Benchmarking, and Collaboration to …

Joe Donahue
Senior Associate/Scientist
Joe Donahue, Senior Associate/Scientist
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The Puzzle of Equitable Senior Leadership in Global Deve …

Many of us have worked hard to address racial and gender inequality so that women are simply …
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COVID-19 is Disrupting Food Waste Programs: What Does th …

In recent weeks, several articles have described the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the food …
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Youth Mental Health: An Interv …

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