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Altering gendered language in job postings doesn’t attract more women
A new MIT Sloan study finds that tweaking the amount of masculine or feminine language in online job postings doesn’t increase gender diversity in the applicant pool.
SEC commissioner Hester Peirce is not a fan of interventionism
The Security and Exchange Commission’s Peirce shares views on climate-related disclosures, payment for order flow, and cost-benefit analysis for rulemaking.
After SVB, what’s next for regional banks? 3 takeaways from MIT Sloan
Four MIT Sloan economists on lessons learned and next steps after the demise of Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and First Republic.
4 ways to close the homeownership gap
Experts share ideas on how to reduce the homeownership gap between white and minority households and create more equality in the housing market.
How to leapfrog competitors by partnering with xTechs
Four ways established companies can partner with xTechs to accelerate digital transformation and outperform the competition.
Voters are open to messages that go against their party doctrine
Research finds Democrats and Republicans react to persuasive messaging in ways that don’t always align with their party leader’s stated positions.
An MIT Sloan economist runs the numbers on ESG
Financial economist Andrew W. Lo became an ESG believer after developing a mathematical formula that quantifies the financial return on impact investing.
New initiative tracks the trends remaking consumer finance
MIT Sloan’s Consumer Finance Initiative delves into household finance, fintech, crypto, savings and lending markets, and retirement funds.
Blockchain for marketing? Maybe, but privacy issues abound
Blockchain’s permanent record is one of its strengths, but it can cause problems for marketing strategies and consumer privacy.
A risk management playbook for organizational resilience
How do you manage risk and rebound rapidly when catastrophic events strike? MIT Sloan experts offer a systematic approach to organizational resilience.