Policy Area Expertise

To fulfill its mission, Acumen, LLC offers practitioners:

Powerful policy analysis capability providing specific, impartial advice and context for policy debates;

Data development and data collection through specialized household and business surveys, focus groups, and key informant interviews linked with data drawn from administrative systems, public records and national survey data;

In depth research capacity including implementation and outcomes analysis, as well as program evaluation using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods;

Technical assistance combining extensive knowledge of health, economic, and social programs and trends with analytical and technical development capabilities to improve the use of information systems and data for program design, service integration, and outcomes-based management; and

Development of data-driven analytic capacity, creating easily-accessible, tailored data resources for researchers from often complex and disparate administrative data sources.