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Abt Associates to Lead Major Evaluation of Programs Aimed at Promoting Self-Sufficiency for Disadvantaged Families
Date:11/5/2007

ulations for evaluation through a collaborative process involving state and local policymakers and program operators. "We intend to provide information that is methodologically-rigorous and that addresses issues of great interest to state and federal policymakers," explained Susan Bartlett, the new study's deputy director.

The study will utilize an experimental design in six sites to compare outcomes for randomly assigned treatment and control group members. The study will not only produce strong evidence regarding the effectiveness of tested approaches, but, by including practitioners and policymakers in its design, will also increase the likelihood that the results will be relevant to programs in the field.

Abt Associates applies scientific research, technical assistance and consulting expertise to a wide range of social, economic and health policy issues; international development; clinical trials and registries; and complex business problems. Founded in 1965, the company provides services to U.S. federal, state and local governments; universities and foundations; media; and major corporations. Its staff of over 1,000 is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Bethesda, Maryland; Durham, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; New York, New York (SRBI), and in Africa, Asia, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.


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