Study: Having Medicaid increases emergency room visits
January 2, 2014Unique study on Oregon’s citizens sheds light on critical care in the U.S.
A global community dedicated to alleviating poverty gathers at MIT
December 23, 2013JPAL@10 event celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.
Polarized labor market leaving more employees in service jobs
December 9, 2013Study: U.S. job market is putting more workers in positions with limited upside and leverage.
3 Questions: Benjamin Olken on the economic impact of climate change
November 27, 2013MIT economist has co-authored a new survey on the burgeoning research about the effects of the changing climate.
An economist with a goal
November 13, 2013MIT senior Jonathan Tebes sees economics as a way to alleviate poverty in the US, Tanzania, and beyond.
Doctor, doctor: Why the job market for married couples in medicine works well
October 31, 2013New study in the growing ‘market design’ field of economics explains how a job-market algorithm helps land couples in the same locations.
Achieving an innovation nation
September 24, 2013MIT report emphasizes need to turn U.S. innovation strengths into growth.
3 Questions: Suzanne Berger on converting innovation into growth
September 19, 2013As MIT’s PIE Commission releases its findings on the innovation economy, a focus on finding ways to help new ideas reach the market.
Said and Done for September 2013
September 18, 2013Digest of the MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
How anti-poverty programs go viral
July 25, 2013Study: Getting the well-connected to spread the word helps more people learn about microfinance programs in rural India.
MIT and UC Berkeley launch energy-efficiency research project
June 18, 2013The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields