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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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Harvest Box: Building a Better Understanding of Likely E …

  The Trump administration’s Harvest Box proposal would radically reform the Supplemental Nutrition …
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Asset-Building Model for HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency P …

Jeffrey Lubell, J.D.
Principal Associate and Director of Housing and Community Initiatives, Social & Economic Policy
Jeffrey Lubell
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Getting the Word Out: How Can Formative Evaluation Impac …

Julia Brown
Associate, Social & Economic Policy
Julia Brown
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Why Do We Spend More on Addressing the Effects of Childh …

Allison Hyra, Ph.D.
Senior Associate, Social & Economic Policy
Allison Hyra
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What We Know About Getting School Partnerships Right

Sarah Costelloe
Senior Associate, Social & Economic Policy
Sarah Costelloe
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Unconventional Storytelling Showcases Timorese Women Mak …

1st prize – film by Ludovino dos Santos, featuring Zelia dos Santos
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Bismarck's Miraculous and Unfortunate Re-emergence: Soci …

Abdo Yazbeck
Economics Advisor for USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project
Abdo Yazbeck
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How Can You Analyze 12,000 Documents Quickly? It's Natur …

Barbara Bauer
Associate, Health & Environment
Barbara Bauer
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Why Don't More Housing Voucher Recipients Live in Better …

Judy Geyer
Associate, Social & Economic Policy
Judy Geyer
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Five Insights on How Governance Can Help Build a Respons …

Kate Green
Senior Associate, International Development
Kate Green
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Big Data, Idealism, and Vaporware: Looking Back at Block …

Jane Thomason, Ph.D.
Senior Global Advisor, Digital Transformations
Jane Thomason
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Staying in Touch with Research Subjects Can Help Prevent …

Ann J. Cloud
Associate, Health & Environment
Ann J Cloud