12/25/17 - Trieste Lockwood Column: Virginia Makes Steps toward Cleaner Air, Economic Growth Richmond Times-Dispatch

An op-ed mentioned an Abt analysis of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative that found that the multi-state emissions reduction collaborative delivered $5.7 billion in health benefits and productivity benefits alone.
12/16/17 - COLUMN: Yes, Virginia Should Implement Cap and Trade for Carbon Dioxide Emissions Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

An op-ed on the merits of a cap and trade program mentioned an Abt report which concluded that reducing power plant pollution generated significant public health benefits. 
12/14/17 - Removal of Flu Vaccine Measure to Boost Home Health Star Ratings Home Health Care News

A news story highlighted Abt Associates’ work improving the Quality of Patient Care Star Rating program for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
12/11/17 - Suspect Evidence Informed a Momentous Supreme Court Decision on Criminal Sentencing ProPublica

Doug McDonald, an Abt expert in health and criminal justice, was quoted in a story about flawed data cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in a criminal sentencing case decision.
12/6/17 - Study: Winter Recreation Faces Challenge from Climate Change The Timberjay

A news story featured an Abt study that concluded that climate change will end traditional forms of winter recreation and the related industries in the Upper Midwest, the Northeast, and the Pacific Northwest in the next several decades.
12/3/17 - Shelto: For Mental Health Care, the Wait is Far from Over MetroWest Daily News

A column discussed results of the Abt study in Massachusetts of the scope and breadth of the difficulties of gaining access to the outpatient mental health system for both children and adults. 
11/25/17 - Faced with High Illiteracy Rates, D.C. Pushes Adult Learning Associated Press (via PBS)

Abt’s Julie Strawn, an expert in career pathways programs, was quoted in a story about adult education in Washington, D.C.
11/16/17 - Jane Thomason - CEO Abt Associates-Australia Executive Stories (podcast)

Jane Thomason, CEO of Abt Australia, was interviewed about her role as CEO, implementing blockchain technology in emerging markets, and work/life balance.
11/8/17 - Bullied for Wearing a Turban Huffington Post

Abt’s Helga Luest, senior communications manager, wrote a blog post about the bullying that Sikh-American children experience.
10/31/17 - Wait for Mental Health Treatment Can Take Months, Study Says The Boston Globe

A news story highlighted a study carried out by Abt Associates that found significant wait times and barriers to obtaining mental health care in Massachusetts.
10/27/17 - If You Haven't Heard Of 'Women in Blockchain' It's Time You Did Huffington Post Australia

Jane Thomason, CEO of Abt Australia, was mentioned in a news story about the third-ever Brisbane Women in Blockchain (BWiB) meetup, which will be held on Nov. 8.
10/24/17 - Building Equitable Cities in an Urban Nation Urban Land

A news story focused on a book written by Henry Cisneros, former HUD secretary, Janis Bowdler of JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Jeffrey Lubell, Abt’s director of housing and community initiatives.
10/18/17 - Future Solar Storms Could Cause Devastating Damage Scientific American

A feature story about solar storms quoted Stacey Worman, an Abt senior associate for Environment and Natural Resources.
10/15/17 - How SHOP PLUS/USAID Collaborate with Kebbi Government to Push Out Diarrhoea The Guardian (Nigeria)

A news story focused on how the Abt-led SHOPS Plus project is working with the Nigerian government to reduce diarrhea. 
10/12/17 - Influenza Vaccination among Health Care Personnel Reviewed Infectious Disease Advisor

A survey carried out in part by Abt found that 78 percent of health care personnel and 53.6 percent of pregnant women received influenza vaccination during the 2016-2017 influenza season.
10/5/17 - New Project Hopes to Learn Which Pre-K Experiences Lead to Later School Success Education Dive

A longitudinal study on the impact of early childhood education in Massachusetts, which Abt Associates is helping to carry out, was the focus of a feature story.
10/5/17 - Common Core No More? New York and 21 Other States Revise or Rename K12 Standards District Administration

An Abt analysis of the number of states changing Common Core standards was mentioned in a news story about Common Core.
9/29/17 - CDC: Factors that Influence Flu Vaccine Coverage Among Pregnant Women, HCPs Monthly Prescribing Reference

A survey of health professionals’ flu vaccination rates, carried out in part by Abt, was the subject of a news story.
9/27/17 - There’s No Silver Bullet to Make Cities Affordable, but You Need These Four Things Greater Greater Washington

Abt housing expert Jeffrey Lubell was quoted about an Abt effort to examine affordable housing strategies across the U.S.
9/25/17 - What’s Causing Student Debt? Lasell College President Michael Alexander Breaks It Down Ed Tech Times

Jill Norton, director of education policy of Abt Associates, interviewed the president of a women’s college near Boston about the reasons for increasing student debt.
9/22/17 - Abt Associates Releases Report on Compass FSS Wicked Local Cambridge

An Abt evaluation of a program to help people receiving federal housing assistance build assets was the subject of a news story.
9/19/17 - Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika fall in San Pedro Sula El País (Honduras)

A news story said that the Abt-led Zika Airs Project (ZAP) has helped dramatically decrease cases of Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya in the city of San Pedro Sula since last year.
9/19/17 - Common Core Used Widely, Despite Continuing Debate Associated Press (via WHSV-TV)

A news story discussed a report by Abt Associates that found, of the 45 states that adopted Common Core educational standards, only eight have moved to repeal them.
9/18/17 - Citizen Schools to Offer Project-Based Learning Experiences at ESCS Somerville Times

A news story cited Abt’s evaluation of Citizens Schools Extended Learning Time Model, which found the program helped students’ self-esteem and encourages them to pursue activities to learn about college and careers.
9/15/17 - Nature Means Millions to Oak Bluffs Economy Vineyard Gazette

A news story focused on an Abt study that concluded the coastlines and wetlands of Oak Bluffs, Mass. are expected to bring a total economic benefit of more than $4.5 billion through the year 2050.
8/28/17 - States Dare to Think Big on Climate Change New York Times

An editorial cited an Abt study that concluded a regional greenhouse gas reduction initiative in the Northeastern U.S. saved billions in health costs, among other benefits.
8/24/17 - Central Bank of Papua New Guinea Adopts Blockchain Technology Bitcoin Magazine

A news story focused on a blockchain technology conference in Papua New Guinea managed by Abt Associates as part of the Papua New Guinea Governance Facility project. The conference was funded by the Australian government and the Bank of Papua New Guinea. 
8/23/17 - A Bold New Plan Promises to Fix Middle-Class Wage Stagnation Vox

An analysis of the earned-income tax credit co-authored by Austin Nichols, principal associate for Social and Economic Policy, was mentioned in a feature story about establishing a value-added tax in the U.S.
8/23/17 - Nine States Aggressively Step Up Plans to Cut Emissions Boston Globe

A news story mentioned a report by Abt that concluded a regional greenhouse gas reduction initiative saved hundreds of lives and billions in health costs.
8/22/17 - Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Evidence and Innovation Government Executive

Abt Division Vice President for Health and Environment Christopher Spera wrote an op-ed that evidence should drive our response to the opioid epidemic.
8/21/17 - Opinion: Here's What Needs to Happen to Scale Blockchain in Developing Countries Devex

Abt Australia CEO Jane Thomason described the six things that need to happen to implement blockchain, including getting governments to buy in and overcoming operational and regulatory barriers.                
8/11/17 - Opinion: 7 Ways to Use Blockchain for International Development Devex

Abt Australia CEO Jane Thomason said in an op-ed that blockchain – an emerging system for secure, person-to-person digital transactions – can help track donor funds, register land, and strengthen supply chains, among other tasks.
8/11/17 - Alabama Will Keep Its Common Core Standards – For Now Education Week

A news story about education reform cited Abt research that found, of nine states’ changes to their Common Core standards, approximately three-quarters of the standards did not change.
8/6/17 - Inside Harvard's Effort to Survey and Improve Early Education in the Berkshires and Beyond Berkshire Eagle

A news story mentioned an early childhood learning education study of 5,000 three- and four-year-olds being carried out by Abt Associates and Harvard University.
7/29/17 - Cities and States Must Take Lead on Climate Change CommonWealth

A web story about local action on climate change highlighted an Abt study that concluded that a cap-and-trade pact involving Northeast U.S. states lowered energy and electricity bills and saved more than $5.7 billion in health care costs.
7/26/17 - Proposed PPS Rule Details New Home Health Payment Model HealthLeaders

An Abt webinar about home health payment reform was mentioned in a web story focused on these changes.
7/24/17 - What Does the Climate Future Hold? Research Predicts Much Shorter Ski Seasons FasterSkier

A web story about ski seasons quoted Abt research estimating by 2090 that many cross-country ski areas across the U.S. are likely to see 50-100 percent reductions in season length.
7/6/17 - Sampling: A Primer GreenBook

In an interview, Abt Senior Associate Stas Kolenikov explained what sampling is and how it’s used in marketing research as well as most social, behavioral, and biomedical research.
7/1/17 - US Ambassador Promises Continued Support for Malaria Projects NTV (Uganda)

U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac said during a visit that the U.S. will continue funding malaria projects, including the Abt-led, USAID-funded Uganda IRS 2. Malac was on a fact-finding mission in Butaleja and Tororo districts visiting communities benefiting from indoor Residual Spraying and mosquito nets. 
6/27/17 - Opinion: Renew Push for Pricing Carbon Burlington Free Press

An op-ed by a Vermont state representative extensively discussed Abt’s evaluation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a cooperative effort by Northeast U.S. states that significantly reduced air pollution from fossil fuel power plants and improved people’s health.
6/26/17 - Telehealth Technologies Help Save Healthcare Organization $4.6 million and More TechTarget

A web story highlighted an Abt evaluation of Health Care Innovation Award recipients. Abt found that of 10 hospital-based programs to receive this federal funding, Emory University’s dual critical care program was the most successful, saving $4.6 million in 15 months due to reduced hospital readmissions and other improvements.
6/20/17 - Climate Study Suggests Skiing Is On a Short Leash Powder

A magazine article quoted Abt’s Cameron Wobus, the lead author of a study estimating the possible financial impact of climate change on ski resort revenues.
6/12/17 - What Polling Tells Us about Georgia’s 6th District Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A poll conducted by Abt Associates provides insight into the issues that are most important to voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional district. The election for the open seat is on June 20.
5/27/17 - New Technology Looks to Fill Senior Care Workforce Gaps The Modesto Bee

A news story about nursing home workforce shortages in South Dakota mentioned a report by Abt Associates on the same issue.
5/26/17 - Work for Audible, Live Rent-Free? New York Times

Abt housing expert Jeff Lubell was quoted a news story about companies providing housing subsidies for employees.
5/25/17 - The Catastrophic Effects of Mental Health Stigma Psychology Today

Helga Luest, an Abt senior manager and trauma expert, was quoted in a story about the enduring power of stigmas regarding mental health.
5/24/17 - The Messy Relationship Between Food Stamps and Health The Atlantic

This article features Abt’s evaluation work from the Healthy Incentives Pilot, a test of whether a 30 cent rebate would spur SNAP recipients to buy and consume more fruits and vegetables.
5/17/17 - Education Gap Widens Between Black & White Students News One

Michael Lopez, Ph.D., a principal associate at Abt, was interviewed about the uneven quality of public education received by black and Latino students.
5/9/17 - PNG Central Bank Signs MOU to Launch BlockChain Technology Papua New Guinea Post Courier

A news report explained that the PNG Governance Facility project – managed by Abt Associates – signed an agreement with the Papua New Guinea Central Bank Governor to begin implementation of blockchain, a digital technology used to record transactions, confirm identity and establish contracts.
4/27/17 - Nearly Half of Americans Think There’s a ‘Deep State’: Poll ABC News

A majority of Americans believe there is a Deep State, or “military, intelligence and government officials who try to secretly manipulate government policy,” according to a poll conducted in part by Abt Associates.
4/22/17 - Americans Would Pay $17.2 Billion to Prevent Another Deepwater Horizon Disaster Huffington Post

A blog post discussed a study co-authored by an Abt Associates’ Colleen Donovan that estimated the monetary value of the natural resource damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 
4/20/17 - Bristol County Air Quality Receives Failing Grade Tauton Daily Gazette

Abt Associates’ report on the health impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is featured in this story on air quality in Massachusetts.
4/10/17 - Child Care Options in the Latino Community are Scarce Vívelo Hoy

Abt Principal Associate Michael López is quoted on the shortage of child care options for children under five in Chicago. López points out that child care centers are just one part of the child care network and there are other options that Latino families may be using.
4/5/17 - CMS Report Finds Emory’s eICU Program Reduced Hospital Stays, Saved Millions of Dollars Science Magazine

Abt’s report for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services found that Emory University’s Electronic ICU (eICU) program has proven to be a valuable asset for intensive care patients and their hospital care teams. 
3/15/17 - Doctor Groups Take Up Global Warming Advocacy San Diego Union-Tribune

A news story referenced Abt’s recent report on the health and economic benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
2/10/17 - The Future of Medicaid: When Improving Upon the Wheel, Start With Something Round Health Affairs Blog

Katharine Witgert, a senior associate at Abt, wrote about successful Medicaid enrollment practices and the impact of Medicaid cost-sharing programs. 
2/3/17 - Opinion: Embracing Blockchain Solutions to Fight Global Poverty Devex

Jane Thomason, CEO of Abt Associates Australia, wrote a blog post discussing the potential of blockchain technology – which allows secure, person-to-person transfer of money and information – to change society in the next decade.
1/20/17 - The key Common Core Questions No Senator Asked Betsy DeVos to Answer Washington Post

A news story cited an Abt analysis which found that most states have taken some action to revise their Common Core State Standards or withdraw from them.
1/19/17 - How Sex Education Changed under the Obama Administration WHYY-FM (Philadelphia)

A news report quoted Abt’s Meredith Kelsey, a principal associate in Social and Economic Policy, on how the Obama administration put tens of millions of dollars into evaluating teen pregnancy prevention programs. 
1/18/17 - Common Core Revisions: What Are States Really Changing? Education Week

A blog post highlighted a report by Abt Associates’ staff on the changes states are making to Common Core education standards.
1/17/17 - New Report Shows Health Benefits Of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative WAMC-FM

A news report quoted Abt Senior Associate Michelle Manion, lead author of an Abt study which estimated that a Northeast U.S. greenhouse gas emissions reduction program saved hundreds of lives.
1/12/17 - New Study: Regional Carbon Cap-and-Trade Has Saved Lives WCAI-FM (Cape Cod)

A news segment discussed an Abt study which estimated that a greenhouse gas emissions reduction program saved hundreds of lives and prevented thousands of respiratory illnesses.