Townsend wins Laffont Prize in Economics
November 18, 2011Development economist to receive French award.
3 Questions: Michael Piore on labor disputes at the ballot box
November 10, 2011Labor economist sizes up the impact and meaning of this week’s high-profile Ohio referendum to restore collective bargaining rights for public employees.
Summers: To end slump, United States must spend
November 3, 2011In MIT remarks, former Treasury secretary calls for the ‘common sense’ cure of more government spending to spur growth.
Foster the people
October 30, 2011At manufacturing conference, emphasis is on keeping high-skill jobs in the United States — and creating workers with the talents to fill those positions.
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest
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Said and Done
August 16, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for July/August 2011.
Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011
Life on a dollar a day
April 25, 2011In Poor Economics, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo open a window into the lives of the world’s poorest people, and suggest new remedies to combat poverty.
MIT alumnus wins John Bates Clark Medal
April 15, 2011Jonathan Levin PhD ’99 named best economist under 40
James Simons on mathematics, common sense and good luck: my life and careers
February 23, 2011Presented by School of Science Dean's Colloquium.