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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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Abt Team Analyzes Racial Bias in Employment Processes

Racial bias can be present in any step of the employment process. That includes how jobs are …
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Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education (PACE)

The Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education (PACE) study was designed to produce rigorous …
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Evaluating Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG)

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wanted to use one solution to solve two problems: …
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Studying Programs to Support Incarcerated Students

The U.S. Department of Education seeks to better support students who are incarcerated. Its Second …
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SAMHSA Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series

SAMHSA and an Abt-led team develop and disseminate evidence-based guides for healthcare …
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Partnering With CDC to Achieve Public Health Impact Thro …

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is charged with creating the expertise, …
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Building a 21st Century Road Map to Child Welfare Transf …

For far too long, the child welfare system has been designed to be reactive, where caseworkers …
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Moving to Work: Incentivizing Landlords in the Housing C …

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program …
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Abt Implements SSDI Benefit Offset Demonstration

In 2015, Congress directed the Social Security Administration (SSA) to test mitigating the effects …
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Implementation Evaluation of the 2020 Teen Pregnancy Pre …

Although the United States has made great progress in reducing teen pregnancy, teen mothers are …
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Providing Local Evaluation Support to ACF’s PREP Grantee …

The Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) oversees …
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Evaluating the Benefits of Additional College Loan Couns …

Roughly two-thirds of students take loans to pay for college, and many have difficulty repaying …