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.
Alumni power fuels this week’s MIT150 economics and finance symposium
January 26, 2011MIT's strength in economics and finance education is manifest in this week's alumni-rich lineup of panelists.
Billion Prices Project: Introducing real-time economics
December 1, 2010MIT Sloan faculty project to track inflation in real time collects prices from hundreds of worldwide online retailers on a daily basis.
How wise are crowds?
November 16, 2010By melding economics and engineering, researchers show that as social networks get larger, they usually get better at sorting fact from fiction.
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.
Public debt concentrated in advanced economies, MIT student’s research finds
November 2, 2010Global financial crisis highlights gulf between advanced and emerging nations.
Academic, industry and government leaders explore systems thinking
October 27, 2010Annual conference examines how approach could help solve the world's pressing problems.