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Jul 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

International Family Planning Specialist Joins Abt Associates

 Abt Associates has named May Post the Family Planning/Reproductive Health Strategic Lead within the company's International Health...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Abt Associates to Support $19 million USAID Project to Help Governments, Private Sector Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

 Abt Associates will support the new $19 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Climate Economic Analysis for Development,...

Jun 03, 2014, 09:30 ET

Abt Associates Data Informs New Rules to Cut Power Plant Emissions

 Abt Associates provided data that was instrumental in helping the Obama Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

May 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

Abt Associates to Support DOL's Efforts to Improve Knowledge of Workers' Rights among Hard-to-Reach Populations

 Improving hard-to-reach populations' knowledge of workers' rights to increase access to employment opportunities and equitable treatment by...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:10 ET

Abt Associates Wins $48.6 million USAID Trade Hub and African Partners Network Contract

 Abt Associates has won a $48.6 million contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase regional trade...

Feb 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Global Warming to Trigger Increase in Violence in U.S., Comprehensive Study of Crime, Weather and Climate Change Confirms

 Violent as well as less serious crimes will escalate in the United States as a result of climate change, indicates a study by Abt Associates'...

Jan 08, 2014, 19:15 ET

Abt Associates Named One of the 10 Best Intranets of 2014

 Abt Associates' Global Intranet has been named one of the 10 best-designed intranets for 2014 by the Nielsen Norman Group, a user-experience...

Jan 06, 2014, 15:00 ET

Abt Associates Economist Named Editor of Evaluation Review Journal

Abt Principal Associate and Senior Fellow Jacob Klerman has been named Editor of Evaluation Review. The journal serves as an...

Nov 21, 2013, 14:30 ET

America's Homelessness Continues Downward Trend, despite Nearly 1.5 Million Americans Using Shelters, Abt Studies Find

 Two studies by Abt Associates—each providing a unique view of the nation's homeless population—conclude that homelessness among...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

Study: Malaria-Control Efforts in Zambia Associated with Reduced Costs, Malaria-Related Admissions in Two Hospitals

Admissions for malaria in two hospitals in Zambia declined and one hospital's spending on malaria-related admissions decreased by 10 percentage...

Nov 08, 2013, 12:00 ET

Abt Associates CEO Kathleen Flanagan Named Executive of the Year

Flanagan Wins Greater Washington Government Contractor Award Abt Associates President and CEO Kathleen Flanagan has been named Executive of...

Nov 04, 2013, 09:00 ET

Abt Associates Wins Major Contract with CDC to Study Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Abt Associates a five-year contract worth up to $51.6 million to establish...

Oct 01, 2013, 14:00 ET

Study: Jails Provide Opportunity for Effective Linkage to HIV Care

A program to identify HIV-positive jail detainees and provide them with care and services following their release from jail was effective in...

Sep 26, 2013, 15:30 ET

Half of all Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shots; Vaccination Rates Increase for Health Care Personnel, Surveys Find

 About half of all pregnant women and 72 percent of health care personnel are getting recommended flu vaccinations, according to two separate...

Sep 23, 2013, 13:00 ET

Abt Associates Awarded $27M Contract to Provide Economic and Environmental Analytical Support to EPA's Office of Water

Abt Associates will provide a wide range of economic and environmental assessment and regulatory support to the Effluent Limitations Guidelines and...

Aug 05, 2013, 14:00 ET

Wide Disparities in ADHD Treatment Suggest Flawed Management of the Disorder

The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state...

Aug 01, 2013, 18:00 ET

USDA's Summer Food Demonstration Program Helps Combat Child Hunger, Study Finds

 A government demonstration program to provide school-age children from low-income households with meals and snacks during the summer months...

Jul 17, 2013, 19:30 ET

Study Estimates that 4.3 Million Prescriptions for Painkillers Were Diverted to Illicit Use by "Doctor Shoppers"

Almost one percent of all buyers of addictive pain medications in the U.S. were estimated to be "doctor shoppers" who bought large amounts,...

Jul 09, 2013, 19:15 ET

Quality of Nation's Nursing Homes Improving under Five-Star Quality Rating System

The quality of nursing homes has improved in most states and in the District of Columbia since the 2008 implementation of the Five-Star Quality...

Jun 26, 2013, 13:30 ET

Abt Associates to Measure and Manage Carbon Emissions

 Abt Associates announced today that it has joined The Climate Registry, a voluntary greenhouse gas registry in North America, in an effort to...

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