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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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Rethinking Food Assistance: From Evidence to Policy

It is hard for most of us to imagine going to bed hungry or worried that we can’t feed our family …
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Social Determinants of Health: Can We Address Equity wit …

Both having good health and coping with challenges to health are a journey. Inadequate resources …
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Want Better Evaluations? First Do This

The ultimate goal of policy analysis is to identify programs that work. Policymakers need to know: …
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Can a Policy Innovation Help Families in Public Housing …

Imagine if all recipients of federal rental assistance had access to a savings account that grew as …
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The Role of #SocialMedia in #PolicyResearch

Social media is replete with promotions, half-truths, and blatant falsehoods. Pith triumphs over …
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Climate Change: A Tipping Point in Paris

My expectations weren’t high as I headed toward Paris earlier this month for the United Nations …
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Stay Tuned: More on Ethiopia's Experience in Community-B …

In a blog post following the conference in Rotterdam on universal health coverage in Africa, Bruno …
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Administrative Data: When Is It Useful for Estimating Im …

Jacob A. Klerman Principal Associate, Social and Economic Policy   Howard Rolston Principal …
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From Middle to Golden Age: What the Future of Evaluation …

Laura Peck, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Social & Economic Policy
Laura Peck
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Climate Change: Meeting the Challenge of Our Time

Joshua Lipton, PhD Division Vice President, Environment & Natural Resources   Stephen …
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World Diabetes Day: Integrated Preventive Care is Worth …

Andrea Feigl Associate, International Health   Dasha Migunov Associate, International …
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Veterans Day 2015: Giving Veterans Chances to Grow and P …

I am pleased to be honoring our military veterans this Veterans Day. As employers, we have the …