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Projects

Our projects are game changers. They answer difficult questions and apply new technologies and rigorous technical solutions to programs that improve lives around the globe. A look at our projects offers insight into how we’re continuously asking “What if?” We discover new ways to help people move from vulnerability to security—through good health, a thriving natural environment, economic stability, effective governance and social equity.

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Reducing Early Childhood Obesity (RECO) Evaluation

Many young children are overweight or obese, which can lead to poor health outcomes later in life as …
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Comprehensive Evaluation of Roca Inc.

Roca, Inc., a non-profit organization, aims to reduce incarceration and improve employment …
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Assessing Two Support Programs in Foster Care

Child Advocates, Inc. of Indianapolis’ (CA, Inc.) Education Liaison (EL) program is a dropout …
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Using a Market-Based Approach to Improve Nutrition

The complex food system in Bangladesh’s Feed the Future Zone of Influence (ZoI) involves agriculture …
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Dissemination and Evaluation Center

Approaches to link and retain vulnerable people living with HIV (PLWH) in HIV primary care are …
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Diabetes Health Card Increases Risk Awareness

Changing behavior requires reaching people at the right time: when they are open to making a change. …
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Evaluating Probation and Parole Home Visits

Case officer field contact with parolees and probationers has been part of the fabric of community …
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Effect Size Benchmarks for Social and Behavioral Outcome …

In order to design randomized trials with sufficient power to detect intervention effects with …
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Abt Develops Tools To Aid Habitat Restoration and Protec …

Estuarine habitats in the northern Gulf of Mexico (GOM)—including marshes, oyster reefs and sea …
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School Meal Reforms’ Impacts on Nutrition and Costs

The National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs (NSLP/SBP) underwent widespread changes …
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Evaluating JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s AdvancingCities Challe …

Through the AdvancingCities Challenge, JPMorgan Chase leverages a spectrum of solutions. Whether …
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Understanding Encampments of People Experiencing Homeles …

Homeless encampments have not been as visible on the American landscape since the Great Depression. …