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Dr. Michael Shively

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Senior Associate

Abt Associates Inc
55 Wheeler St.
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138
United States

Company Description: Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Demandforum.net

Education

  • Ph.D.
  • PhD
45 Total References
Web References
In response to the need for ...
www.policechiefmagazine.org, 1 Oct 2014 [cached]
In response to the need for more information, the NIJ awarded Dr. Michael Shively, a senior research associate at Abt Associates, a research grant to fill the knowledge gaps and create a publically available compendium for law enforcement agencies considering or implementing demand reduction strategies in their jurisdiction.
In a report, A National Overview of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Efforts, Dr. Shively and his colleagues conducted extensive literature reviews, surveys, and interviews with law enforcement agencies around the United States to identify commonly used and innovative programs and tactics to reduce demand.
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Dr. Shively and his colleagues have continued to compile data about demand reduction strategies in U.S. jurisdictions and currently have information from more than 1,000 jurisdictions in their database.
Abt Associates in the News — 2008
www.abtassociates.com, 19 May 2011 [cached]
According to a report in USA Today by Jordan Schrader, a two-year study for the U.S. Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice, led by researcher Michael Shively and released in March, found more than 200 communities nationwide have tried targeting customers of prostitution in print, on TV, the Internet, billboards or by sending “Dear John†letters home.
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Michael Shively, a senior associate with Abt Associates Inc., conducted that study for the National Institute of Justice. He said the schools were useful just for the health lessons.
"These guys are walking biohazards," he said.
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A two-year study for the U.S. Justice Department's National Institute of Justice, led by researcher Michael Shively and released in March, found more than 200 communities nationwide have tried targeting customers of prostitution in print, on TV, the Internet, billboards or by sending "Dear john" letters home.
Shively, of the social science research company Abt Associates in Cambridge, Mass., has continued to track efforts and said his list now includes about 280 examples. He said use of these techniques appears to be increasing.
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Representatives of the mayor’s office, the Atlanta Police Department’s vice unit, the municipal court system and the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault will meet with criminologist Michael Shively, a consultant with the firm Abt Associates. Shively conducted the recent study of the effectiveness of San Francisco’s program on behalf of the National Institute of Justice, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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About 200 communities have tried to publicly embarrass johns in some way, said Michael Shively, a senior associate at Abt Associates, a public-policy institute in Cambridge, Mass.
Shaming hasn’t been shown to be a useful deterrent, he added....
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..."The punch line is, these programs work," said Michael Shively, a criminologist at Abt Associates, a Massachusetts-based research firm and the primary author of the two-year study commissioned by the National Institute of Justice.
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Michael Shively, the primary author of the study conducted by Abt Associates, says that while no program is perfect, preliminary results show that FOPP is "very effective, the design makes sense for the outcomes they're trying to produce, and they're doing what they say they're going to do."
"Since the FOPP started in San ...
www.prnewswire.com, 17 Sept 2008 [cached]
"Since the FOPP started in San Francisco in 1995, more than 40 communities in the U.S. have implemented 'john' schools, and another 40 communities are considering or planning to do so," said Michael Shively, Project Director at Abt Associates.
According to Michael ...
www.golocalworcester.com, 7 Oct 2014 [cached]
According to Michael Shively, founder of the Demandforum.net - a Cambridge-based website that tracks actions against sex buyers across the US - the amount of arrests both state and nationwide haven't budged much since the mid-1990s, signaling that any changes in arrest ratios between men and women signal one of two things: a surge of local activity or a change in policing philosophy.
Many prostitutes return to the same areas after they are arrested.
"More arrests is typically a result of policy change or the magnitude of cases happening in a given city," said Shively.
Abt Associates' Dr. Michael ...
abtassociates.com [cached]
Abt Associates' Dr. Michael Shively is recognized for the report he and his team developed for the National Institute of Justice on commonly used and innovative programs and tactics to reduce demand for commercial sex.
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A news story about combating prostitution in San Bernardino County, California quoted Abt Senior Associate Michael Shively, who manages DemandForum.net, a site listing the more than 900 city and county initiatives in the U.S that aim to combat prostitution by getting men to stop buying sex.
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