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Matthew Amengual

Matthew Amengual

Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor

Department: Associate Professor

Contact: (617) 253-9410, amengual@mit.edu

Expertise: Global standards; Labor standards; Latin America; Regulatory policy; Sustainability

Alberto Cavallo

Alberto Cavallo

Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology and Management

Department: Associate Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 715-4837, afc@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Big data; Central banks; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data management; Data mining; Deflation; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; Economic crisis; Emerging markets; Exchange rates; Federal Reserve; Global economics; Inflation; International economics; Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; Monetary policy; Online shopping; Pricing; Pricing; Statistics

Daena Giardella

Daena Giardella

Department: Senior Lecturer, MIT Leadership Center

Contact: (617) 715-4842, daenag@mit.edu

Expertise: Communication; Innovative thinking; Leadership

Thomas Kochan

Thomas Kochan

George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Work and Employment Research

Contact: (617) 253-6689, tkochan@mit.edu

Expertise: Airlines; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; China; Collective bargaining; Conflict management; Conflict resolution; Corporate governance; Corporate social responsibility; Dispute resolution; Employment relations; Future of work; Future of work; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare industry; Human rights; Industrial relations; Industrial relations; Job creation; Labor market policy; Labor relations; Labor standards; Labor unions; Managing change; Minimum wage; Minimum wage; Negotiation; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Organizational design and performance; Organizations; Social responsibility; South Korea; Training; Tri-sector collaboration; Unemployment; Unemployment; Union busting; Unions; Worker / management relations

Roberto Rigobon

Roberto Rigobon

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 258-8374, rigobon@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Argentina; Asia Pacific; Austerity; Bank capital; Bank regulation; Banking; Banking industry; Banking regulation; Big data; Bitcoin; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; Corporate governance; Currency; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data mining; Debt ceiling; Deflation; Depression; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; eBusiness; eBusiness; eCommerce; Econometrics; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Economy; eGovernment; Emerging markets; Euro; Europe; European Union (EU); Eurozone; Exchange rates; Exports; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Fiscal austerity; Fiscal cliff; Fiscal policies; France; Germany; Global economics; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Great Recession; Hong Kong; India; Inflation; Interest rates; International economics; International finance; International finance; International management; International trade; Internationalization; Intertemporal choice; Investment policy; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Job creation; Korea; Latin America; Macroeconomics; Managerial economics; Mexico; Monetary economics; Monetary policy; Offshoring; Oil; Online feedback mechanisms; Optimal control; Outsourcing; Political economy; Pricing; Recession; Singapore; Social business; Social media; Social networks; Social Security; South Korea; Southeast Asia; Spain; Statistics; Stimulus; Stochastic modeling; Subsidies; Sustainability; Taiwan; Tax reforms; Technological innovation; Technology transfer; Thailand; Trade policy; Unemployment; United Kingdom; United States

Andrew Sutherland

Andrew Sutherland

Department: Assistant Professor of Accounting

Contact: (617) 324-3894, AGS1@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Accounting standards; Auditing; Bank regulation; Banking; Banking industry; Banking regulation; Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy; Contracting; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Debt; Debt contracts; Economic crisis; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Financial institutions; Financial regulation; Financial reporting; Financial reporting; Microeconomics; Regulation and policy; Regulatory bodies; Reporting; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Gauging the outlook for Latin America

A preview of the MIT Sloan Latin American Conference.

Reimagining Chile’s healthcare system: Harnessing the power of strategic analytics and Big Data to keep patients healthier for less money – Rafael Epstein, Marcelo Larraguibel, Lee Ullman

From El Mercurio Economic growth, urbanization, and rising affluence are having a profound impact on the health of Latin Americans. Very little of it is positive, especially in Chile. While life expectancy has increased faster in Chile than in most OECD countries and income per person has quadrupled over the last quarter-century, great disparities continue to exist between the country’s public and private healthcare systems. Healthcare costs are skyrocketing and many of the country’s public hospitals—especially those in rural areas—face a shortage of general practitioners and family physicians. The modern Chilean diet—comprised largely of ultra-processed foods and sugary drinks—is taking a toll. One third of Chilean children are overweight or obese; one quarter of Chilean adults are in those categories. Chronic diseases, like diabetes, are increasingly prevalent. Stress-related disorders and mental illnesses are also on the rise, as are rates of alcoholism, tobacco use, and certain types of cancer. Over the last decade suicide has been one of the top 10 causes of death in Chilean men. … Read More » The post Reimagining Chile’s healthcare system: Harnessing the power of strategic analytics and Big Data to keep patients healthier for less money – Rafael Epstein, Marcelo Larraguibel, Lee Ullman appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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