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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.
What key factors impact investors' willingness to pay for data?
MIT Sloan researchers have developed a statistical method that investors and financial firms can use to value their existing data and/or a potential data stream that they are considering acquiring.
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.
Our research aims to build an understanding of the benefits and risks as technologies change consumer financial markets. How are people, markets, and financial institutions leveraging new technologies to deal with the classic challenges of consumer financial services? And how do these challenges affect the allocation of risks across the economy and the regulatory landscape?
Our current areas of focus include Financial Decision Making, FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Savings and Lending Markets, and Retirement. Our Sloan Finance faculty researchers, in collaboration with an interdisciplinary set of researchers across Sloan and MIT, are working with extensive new data sets and new models to analyze household financial decisions and their implications for the economy and financial markets.