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  • Meet the MBA Class Of 2020: Profiles in courage
    Published: September 28, 2018
    Outlet: Poets & Quants
    MIT Sloan MBA Jaime Zorrilla Sánchez de Neyra says: "I did not apply to other MBA programs because I was so sure that I needed Sloan. I believe Sloan will not only help my transition from orthopedic and trauma surgery to healthcare entrepreneurship, but also impact my life long-term due to two years immersed in the collaborative, innovative and impressive Sloan staff."
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    Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport?
    Published: September 12, 2018
    Outlet: MarketWatch
    “Uber has tools in place to prevent this,” says Erik Brynjolfsson a researcher at MIT Sloan, who co-wrote the paper. “You can watch the trip on the dashboard and rate drivers, so it's easier to say if you're unhappy whereas it's relatively difficult to do that in a taxi.”
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    Best undergraduate business programs rankings
    Published: September 10, 2018
    Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
    Among undergraduate business specialties, the MIT Sloan School of Management leads in management information systems; production/operations management; and quantitative analysis/methods. It ranked second in entrepreneurship and third in finance and supply chain management/logistics.
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    All the things you're doing wrong in negotiations
    Published: September 10, 2018
    Outlet: Fast Company
    MIT Sloan Associate Prof. Jared Curhan, who teaches a two-day negotiation for executives course, offers advice on the art of negotiation in this article. Only through clear and trustworthy communication can you determine what the other party's preferences really are, he says.
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    How to convince someone global warming is real? Play this game
    Published: September 9, 2018
    Outlet: NBC News Online
    The World Climate Simulation is the brainchild of Climate Interactive, a nonprofit formed by MIT management academics and former students who wanted to educate policymakers, business leaders and others. “It's kind of like a Model U.N., combined with improv,” says MIT Sloan Prof. John Sterman, who sometimes plays the role of U.N. secretary-general.
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    Inside MIT's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
    Published: September 7, 2018
    Outlet: Poets & Quants
    Over the course of one week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 122 people from 40 different countries worked roughly 150 hours to be investor-pitch-ready with a business that did not exist at the beginning of the week.
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    Energy Journal: Consider the nuclear option, say researchers.
    Published: September 7, 2018
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer John Parsons says: "The first recommendation is that nuclear power has to be treated equally with all low carbon technologies. So as we choose to decarbonize and give preference to low carbon solutions we have to allow nuclear to be one of those low carbon solutions. That's the only way that nuclear operators will be able to earn a profit on their operations."
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    Economic Times Awards 2018 for Lifetime Achievement: Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group
    Published: September 7, 2018
    Outlet: The Economic Times (India)
    Adi Godrej, whom Forbes in 2017 listed as the sixth-richest Indian with an estimated family wealth of $14.2 billion, joined the family business in 1963, after graduating from MIT Sloan in the US.
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    Is the key to sparking climate action a game?
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Outlet: ScienceDaily
    Co-author Prof. John Sterman of MIT Sloan notes that “research shows that showing people research doesn't work. World Climate works because it enables people to express their own views, explore their own proposals and thus learn for themselves what the likely impacts will be.”
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    Then & Now: This entrepreneur is an actual bean counter
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Outlet: Boston Business Journal (Subscription Required)
    When Christine Marcus (MBA '12) was in graduate school, she noticed that the program was offering catered food three times a day. It inspired her to start a company offering small restaurants access to corporate accounts.
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    How to pay for college as a retiree
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Outlet: Yahoo Finance (Video)
    Stephen Stabile, senior vice president at Merrill Lynch, is a returning student: while not yet a retiree, he's currently in the EMBA program at the Sloan School of Management at MIT, which is just the start of his educational goals for the future.
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    How to find the right brand messaging to connect with your customers
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Outlet: Inc. (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan alum and ThirdLove Co-Founder/Co-CEO Heidi Zak writes: "Many growing companies spend a lot of time honing the brand. But by focusing solely on their identity, they miss the most important thing: what matters to customers."
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    Breaking logjams in knowledge work
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Outlet: MIT Sloan Management Review
    Sheila Dodge (EMBA '12), MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Don Kieffer, and MIT Sloan Prof. Nelson P. Repenning write: "If you work in an organization, you know what it's like to have too much to do and not enough resources to do it. Digital tools for communication and collaboration are meant to make it all more manageable, but access to technology often can't fix the root causes: poor work design and entrenched organizational behaviors."
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    Want to launch a successful startup? Spend time abroad
    Published: September 5, 2018
    Outlet: Forbes
    Flywire, an international payments company based in Boston and Valencia, Spain, is the brainchild of Spanish entrepreneur and MIT Sloan alum Iker Marcaide. Marcaide, MBA '10, leveraged his international experience and newly developed U.S. network to grow the business by “unlocking interesting arbitrage opportunities and building bridges between the U.S. and Spain.”
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    Capitalism has to be saved from Economics 101
    Published: September 5, 2018
    Outlet: Business Times (Singapore) (Opinion Piece) (Source: Project Syndicate)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Simon Johnson writes: "Markets can be good, but they are also profoundly susceptible to abusive practices, including by prominent private-sector people. This is not a theoretical concern; it is central to our current policy debates, including important new US legislation that has just been put forward."
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    How blockchain can solve the payments riddle
    Published: September 3, 2018
    Outlet: The Banker (Opinion Piece) (Subscription Required)
    Peer-to-peer electronic cash systems could lower costs, risks and economic rents in the financial system–if the technical and security challenges can be overcome, says former chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Gary Gensler. Gensler is a senior adviser to the director of the MIT Media Lab and a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan.
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    South Africa's Wala, Nigeria's RecyclePoints and Kenya's Tulaa win $160,000 in 2018 Zambezi Prize for innovation
    Published: August 31, 2018
    Outlet: Business Insider - Pulse (Nigeria)
    South Africa's Wala, Nigeria's RecyclePoints and Kenya's Tulaa have emerged top three winners in the 2018 Zambezi Prize for innovation in financial inclusion. The award was organised by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT, with support from the Mastercard Foundation.
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    Mayflower Venues helps find a soon-to-be-wed couple's outdoor wedding venue
    Published: August 30, 2018
    Outlet: VentureFizz
    Mayflower Venues is a web platform designed for soon-to-be-wed couples to find an ideal outdoor venue. Aside from finding a locale, the company also provides specific tools for each venue for a customized wedding experience. VentureFizz connected with Co-Founder and CEO Sam McElhinney (MBA '17) and Head of Platform Operations Kelly Overstreet to learn more about how their platform is making looking for an outdoor wedding locale less frustrating.
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    Who wants to join a union? A growing number of Americans
    Published: August 30, 2018
    Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan's Thomas Kochan, Erin Kelly, Duanyi Yang (PhD '21) and Will Kimball (PhD '23) write: "When we conducted a nationally representative survey of the workforce with the National Opinion Research Corporation, we found interest in joining unions to be at a four-decade high. The results obtained from nearly 4,000 respondents show that 48 percent–nearly half of nonunionized workers–would join a union if given the opportunity to do so."
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    To go forward, Turkey must look back
    Published: August 30, 2018
    Outlet: Bloomberg (Opinion Piece)
    Prof. Daren Acemoglu writes: "The lira crisis has faded from the headlines, but the Turkish government's stopgap measures to halt the hemorrhaging will not fix what ails the economy. There are other crises around the corner..."
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    What would Frances Perkins do?
    Published: August 29, 2018
    Outlet: Boston Review (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Thomas Kochan writes: "We need new employment policies that are as ambitious and broad-based as those Perkins envisioned." This essay was adapted from remarks given in accepting the Intelligence and Courage Award from the Frances Perkins Center on August 19, 2018.
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    Superstar chief executives can self-destruct
    Published: August 29, 2018
    Outlet: Financial Times
    A Jackson Hole paper by John Van Reenen, professor at MIT, analyses the phenomenon of concentration in industries, such as technology and media, and how they have become “winner-takes-all” markets.
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    Street art and augmented reality get real about climate in Miami
    Published: August 28, 2018
    Outlet: The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
    MIT Sloan alum Linda Cheung is founder and CEO of the Before It's Too Late environmental advocacy group. The group has a free augmented reality app, which activates the cameras of Apple and Android smartphones which allows users to choose between future scenarios.
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    Digital transformation opens new questions––and new problems to solve
    Published: August 28, 2018
    Outlet: MIT Sloan Management Review (Opinion Piece)
    Hal Gregersen, executive director of the MIT Leadership Center and a senior lecturer in leadership and innovation at MIT Sloan, writes: "Instead of seeing new technologies as a means to develop more efficient answers to known problems, managers should view them as opportunities—even requirements—to revisit the problems themselves."
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    Assessment: How productive are you?
    Published: August 28, 2018
    Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Robert Pozen created a tool called the Pozen Productivity Rating, in conjunction with Trefis, a data analytics company. He writes: "By responding honestly to the questions, you'll get an accurate rating of the current state of your productivity, followed by a feedback report that will offer some practical tips on how you can improve."
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    What comes after LaCroix?
    Published: August 27, 2018
    Outlet: The New Yorker
    “Our first machine was super bootleg,” says Bevi's co-founder and CEO Sean Grundy. “We purchased a vending machine, built this white plastic frame around it, and then hacked a touch screen into it.” Grundy and Frank Lee, both MBAs Class of 2013, teamed up to co-found Bevi while studying at MIT Sloan.
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    Improving strategic execution with machine learning
    Published: August 21, 2018
    Outlet: MIT Sloan Management Review (Opinion Piece)
    Michael Schrage, research fellow at the MIT Sloan School's Initiative on the Digital Economy, and David Kiron, executive editor of MIT Sloan Management Review, write: "Our research, based on a global survey and more than a dozen interviews with executives and academics, suggests that machine learning is literally, and figuratively, redefining how businesses create and measure value."
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    How AI-human superminds will save jobs
    Published: August 21, 2018
    Outlet: Management Today (Opinion Piece) (UK)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Thomas Malone writes: "The most important superminds that already exist in our society—such as markets, governments, and communities—can do more than many people realise to help manage our transition to a world where new human-computer superminds do things we can't even imagine today."
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    Six months isn't 'long term'
    Published: August 20, 2018
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Robert Pozen and Harvard Law School Prof. Mark J. Roe write: "A true reform agenda at the SEC for streamlined quarterly reporting could make financial reports less costly for companies to compile and easier for investors to use. But the idea that semiannual reporting will increase long-term investments simply isn't borne out by the facts or logic—six months is not long-term—no matter what you may see on Twitter."
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    Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, dies at 80
    Published: August 18, 2018
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    Kofi Annan, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning diplomat who rose through the ranks of the United Nations to become its first black African secretary-general and reshape the organization as a proponent of human rights, died Saturday at the age of 80. Annan graduated with a master's degree from MIT Sloan School of Management.
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    President Trump asks SEC to consider ending quarterly reports, we debate
    Published: August 17, 2018
    Outlet: NPR's KPCC (Audio)
    President Donald Trump says he's asking federal regulators to look into the effectiveness of the quarterly financial reports that publicly traded companies are required to file. MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Bob Pozen joins AirTalk as a guest on the show.
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    Six questions that can help guide digital transformation
    Published: August 15, 2018
    Outlet: Knowledge@Wharton (Podcast)
    MIT researcher Stephanie Woerner joined the Knowledge@Wharton show on SiriusXM to talk about her and Peter Weil's book, WHAT'S YOUR DIGITAL BUSINESS MODEL?. Woerner discusses a field-tested framework for the digital transformation of companies, based on a years-long study at the MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR).
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    Artificial intelligence will replace tasks, not jobs
    Published: August 14, 2018
    Outlet: Forbes
    "Tasks within jobs typically show considerable variability in 'suitability for machine learning' while few–if any–jobs can be fully automated using machine learning," write MIT Prof. Erik Brynjolfsson and PhD candidate Daniel Rock, in a recent paper. Jobs they list as less suitable for machine learning include massage therapists, animal scientists, archaeologists, public address system and other announcers, and plasterers and stucco masons.
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    Opinion: Elon Musk's plan to take Tesla private is a pipe dream
    Published: August 13, 2018
    Outlet: MarketWatch (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Robert Pozen writes: "In my view, Musk's vague plan for taking Tesla private is a pipe dream. I am deeply skeptical that Tesla will ever go private. Musk's stated rationale for this proposal seems bogus, but his tweet did succeed in achieving one of his objectives—punishing short-sellers of Tesla stock—at least for now."
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    Employee feedback: Enabling a career path starts with the truth
    Published: August 13, 2018
    Outlet: Workforce (Opinion Piece)
    Kelly Imberman, executive director of Human Resources for MIT Sloan, writes: "Effective feedback requires that you build trust, that you start small with daily interactions, and you think about long-term consequences. Use a coaching framework that works for you. By being honest and empathetic, your employees can handle the truth."
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    As National Grid lockout enters week eight, some say 'hard feelings' will linger beyond bargaining
    Published: August 13, 2018
    Outlet: WBUR (Audio)
    Robert McKersie, professor emeritus of industrial relations at MIT Sloan, warns the lockout could have long-term consequences. "The fact that it is a lockout—it's a very aggressive action," McKersie says. "It's a very harsh negotiating tactic by an employer. And how are they going to mend fences and deal with all of the hard feelings when the family gets back together?"
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    The leader of the future: Why Sergio Marchionne fit the profile
    Published: August 11, 2018
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
    In 2015, Deborah Ancona and Hal Gregersen of the MIT Leadership Center set out to solve a campus mystery. MIT had produced scores of innovative entrepreneurs whose companies, according to one report, employed more than four million people and produced nearly $2 trillion in annual revenue...
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    La seguridad con la IA
    Published: August 10, 2018
    Outlet: Computerworld Colombia (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Tauhid Zaman escribe: "¿Creen que sería genial si un computador lograra identificar un criminal antes de cometer un crimen? Ese es el objetivo del Machine Learning, que está con- virtiéndose en una herramienta popular en la prevención del crimen.
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    The U.S. needs more home care workers. Is this the solution?
    Published: August 9, 2018
    Outlet: PBS NewsHour (Video)
    "We're going to need help, and we're going to wonder where it is and why it's not forthcoming. And then we will complain. And there will hopefully be a politician who will see it in his or her interest to make this their issue," says MIT Sloan Prof. Osterman.
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    MIT Sloan celebrates 4th Annual Women's Week in seven cities worldwide
    Published: August 9, 2018
    Outlet: Clear Admit
    “Women's Week is a great chance to hear stories from MIT Sloan female alumnae who are making an impact,” explained Shauna LaFauci Barry, the associate director of admissions at MIT Sloan. “It is a unique opportunity to network with a community of women who are exploring the MBA.”
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    How can we promote cooperation in an uncooperative society?
    Published: August 8, 2018
    Outlet: Scientific American (Opinion Piece)
    Naghmeh Momeni, a postdoctoral fellow in management science at MIT Sloan, writes: "Through mathematical analysis, simulations and examples from real-world social networks, we found that the key to cultivating cooperation lies in the creation of sparse connections—similar to bridges and brokers—between disparate groups."
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    2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion finalists
    Published: August 8, 2018
    Outlet: Africa Tech
    "We are pleased to welcome the 2018 finalists into the MIT Zambezi family,” said Georgina Campbell Flatter, the Executive Director of the MIT Legatum Center. “They represent some of the world's most innovative change agents.”
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    Building the institutions needed to strengthen worker voice
    Published: August 7, 2018
    Outlet: The Aspen Institute (Opinion Piece) |
    MIT Sloan Prof. Thomas Kochan writes: "In July, a talented and diverse group from academia, business, worker organizations, foundations, and NGOs gathered at the third Aspen Institute Economic Security Summit to discuss how to reconnect work and wealth..." This post is the first in a series reflecting on the 2018 Economic Security Summit.
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    Technology helped America's economy way more than we thought
    Published: August 3, 2018
    Outlet: CNNMoney
    "Free goods don't show up in GDP, but they do create a lot of value," says MIT Prof. Erik Brynjolfsson. "So the answer is not to fix GDP. It's instead to have a dashboard that can measure lots of different things."
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    Sinan Aral on the spread of fake news
    Published: August 3, 2018
    Outlet: MSNBC Live with Ali Velshi (Video)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Sinan Aral lists four avenues for fighting fake news that require "precision and rigor": educating the individuals spreading false news, changing their incentives, improving technological tools, and ensuring we have the right amount of government oversight.
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    Pi enables you to charge multiple devices from a single wireless charger
    Published: August 2, 2018
    Outlet: EverythingRF
    Pi's roots extend back to early 2014, when CEO John MacDonald (MIT Sloan MBA '15) and his future Pi co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Lixin Shi (MIT PhD '15), enrolled in MIT Sloan's New Enterprises course. The two men were part of a team that pitched a wireless power project during a class competition.
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    MIT Sloan จับมือ ศศินทร์ จัดการสัมมนา Action Learning Conference
    Published: August 2, 2018
    Outlet: Bangkok Business News
    นายพารณ อิศรเสนา ณ อยุธยา( ที่ 5 จากซ้าย )ผู้อำนวยการ สถาบันบัณฑิตบริหารธุรกิจ ศศินทร์ แห่งจุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัยกล่าวต้อนรับวิทยากรผู้ทรงคุณวุฒิและนักวิชาการทั้งจากประเทศไทย สหรัฐอเมริกา และทั่วโลก ซึ่งเข้าร่วมงานการจัดสัมมนา Action Learning Conference จัดขึ้นโดยความร่วมมือของ MIT Sloan School of Managementและสถาบันบัณฑิตฯ ศศินทร์ นอกจากนี้นายจอห์น แกรนท์( ที่ 6 จากซ้าย ) Senior Lecturer, Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan ได้เข้าร่วมเป็นวิทยากรการสัมมนาดังกล่าว
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    Meet the MBA student hoping to use cryptocurrency to benefit mortgage lenders
    Published: August 1, 2018
    Outlet: QS TopMBA
    Eilon Shalev, MBA '19, came to MIT Sloan without a business idea, but his passion for cryptocurrencies was ignited with an email from the b-school promoting a crypto class the summer before starting his MBA. “One article was about blockchain”, he says. “It was written by Christian Catalini, a blockchain guru at MIT. It was super interesting. On my first day at MIT, I pursued blockchain events and classes.”
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    Twenty MBAs that often lead to lucrative fields
    Published: July 31, 2018
    Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
    MIT Sloan is among the ten business schools that sent the largest proportion of their 2017 MBA graduates into consulting jobs. MIT Sloan also ranks among the ten MBA programs where grads earn the most in consulting. 2017 graduates' average consulting salary was $136,572, and the average salary among all sectors was $128,301.
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    Europe's trade victory in Washington
    Published: July 30, 2018
    Outlet: Project Syndicate (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Simon Johnson writes: "Trump holds himself out as a brilliant negotiator, and his supporters regard his trade policy as a perfect example of his success. But in his recent talks with the Europeans, Trump was clearly out of his depth."
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    Formula 1 and MIT events promise to deliver innovation insights to business leaders
    Published: July 30, 2018
    Outlet: Forbes
    The ‘F1 Extreme Innovate Series' events promise to marry this technological expertise with MIT Sloan School of Management Executive Education's experience in applied business frameworks so participants can innovate at a level that makes “startups look slow” by bringing together data, science and innovation to learning how to exploit every tiny advantage.
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    Startups: Concurso para mostrarse y ganar
    Published: July 29, 2018
    Outlet: La Nación (Argentina)
    "Los emprendedores piensan que necesitan estar en Silicon Valley y esto no es cierto; nuestra idea es justamente ver cómo podemos apoyar y mejorar los ecosistemas de innovación del país y la región," afirma Lee Ullman, Director de la Oficina para América Latina de MIT Sloan, en el lanzamiento de la competencia 100K LATAM que organiza el Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) con el apoyo de esa oficina del MIT y que busca incentivar el desarrollo de startups que puedan generar un impacto económico y social en la región.
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    El arte de medir 'por control remoto' la inflación venezolana
    Published: July 29, 2018
    Outlet: El Tiempo (Colombia)
    “El FMI hace sus propios cálculos, pero no a partir de la recolección de precios sino con modelos que estiman la depreciación de la moneda con respecto al dólar, y que asumen que esa depreciación se traslada a los precios”, dice el economista Alberto Cavallo, de la Escuela Sloan de Gerencia, del Instituto de Tecnología de Massachusetts (MIT). “A largo plazo puede que vaya a ser así, pero en el corto plazo hay muchas restricciones al ajuste”, agrega.
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    What machine learning can and cannot do
    Published: July 27, 2018
    Outlet: The Wall Street Journal (Opinion Piece)
    Irving Wladawsky-Berger writes: "As its domain of applications continues to expand, machine learning is raising serious concerns on its impact on automation and the future of work. In a December 2017 Science article, MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson and CMU professor Tom Mitchell explore this question by identifying eight key criteria that help distinguish tasks that are suitable for machine learning, from those where machine learning is less likely to be successful..."
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    The STEM gender gap: Science job ads disproportionately seen by men
    Published: July 26, 2018
    Outlet: Newsweek
    “The problem we identify would apply to any category of advertising product or service—for example, housing, insurance, shoes, health care, jobs in banking. It affects STEM ads…but the economics driving the phenomenon are global—female eyeballs are more expensive and a cost-minimizing algorithm will choose not to show ads to them,” said MIT economist Catherine Tucker.
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    Machine learning will be the engine of global growth
    Published: July 26, 2018
    Outlet: Financial Times (Opinion Piece)
    Erik Brynjolfsson writes: "My research with my colleague at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Andrew McAfee, shows that recent advances in machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, will fuel a productivity and growth surge —not just in the US but around the world."
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    Former IMF economist discusses challenges of zero tariffs
    Published: July 26, 2018
    Outlet: NPR (Audio)
    NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with MIT Sloan Prof. Simon Johnson, former chief economist for the International Monetary Fund, about President Trump's plan to remove tariffs and trade barriers with the European Union. (start: 0:40)
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    At PillPack, a lot of credit goes to the father of invention
    Published: July 26, 2018
    Outlet: The Boston Globe
    Elliot Cohen, MBA '13, had been a teaching assistant for an MIT course on health care entrepreneurship taught by Zen Chu, an entrepreneur and angel investor. Chu and David Frankel, a partner at Founder Collective, put the first money into PillPack.
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    "El emprendimiento es empírico y es imprescindible tener un equipo de trabajo"
    Published: July 25, 2018
    Outlet: La República (Colombia)
    El profesor de práctica de la Escuela de Administración y Dirección de Empresas Sloan del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts, Bill Aulet, habló con LR sobre su libro ‘Emprendimiento disciplinado: 24 pasos para un inicio exitoso' y destacó que “la experiencia es clave” para tener éxito y claridad en “una idea que puede caer en cualquier momento.”
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    Expanded opportunities in the new workplace
    Published: July 25, 2018
    Outlet: Financial Review (Australia)
    MIT Sloan Prof. Thomas Malone wrote a seminal paper about the rise of digital communication in business back in 1987 and also presciently wrote on the future of work in 2004, recently released a new book titled SUPERMINDS: THE SURPRISING POWER OF PEOPLE AND COMPUTERS THINKING TOGETHER.
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    Science career ads are disproportionately seen by men
    Published: July 25, 2018
    Outlet: Scientific American
    Prof. Catherine Tucker conducted a real-world experiment by designing a gender-neutral STEM career ad that she paid to run on the social media Web sites Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as well as through Google's network for distributing ads across different sites.
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    Retailers need to get real about security
    Published: July 24, 2018
    Outlet: Xconomy (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Lecturer Lou Shipley writes: "Yes, there is big opportunity in online retailing. However, until retailers stop treating software as an ancillary aspect of their business and begin to think and act like software companies, security breaches will continue to plague them."
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    Closing the lending gap will help government and business thrive
    Published: July 24, 2018
    Outlet: The Hill (Opinion Piece)
    MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Douglas Criscitello writes: "With decades of accumulated data comprising many millions of loan records chronicling the performance of a wide range of borrowers in the United States, the government is in a unique position to release its credit data to enable the invisible hand of modern financial technology to reach out to borrowers who otherwise might appear untouchable."
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