Abt Associates offers a wide array of research-based consulting services to government agencies, businesses, and other organizations worldwide. The firm specializes in issues related to social, economic, and health policy; clinical research; and international development. Its services include consulting, implementation, and technical assistance; research and evaluation; survey data collection, management, and analysis (through Abt SRBI); and strategy, planning, and policy. Abt Associates has served the US Departments of Agriculture, Education, and Defense and does business from four US offices and from 40 project sites around the globe. Employees own the company, which was founded in 1965 by Clark Abt.