Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
The rapid increase in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP,) formerly known as the Food Stamp Program has stimulated considerable debate over what has led to the growth and how to respond. A recent paper co-authored by Jacob Klerman, an Abt Associates Senior Fellow, estimates the causes of the increase in the caseload and its likely future path.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.