Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

Study: False news spreads faster than the truth

About 6 times as fast.

Mar 8, 2018
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12-year study looks at effects of universal basic income

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$25 million will be given to participants, with no strings attached.

Jan 30, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

New study: Gentrification triggered 16 percent drop in city crime

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Researchers examined Cambridge, Massachusetts, following the end of rent control in 1995.

Dec 21, 2017
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MIT Sloan faculty insights: 11 books from 2017

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Explore our digital future, changing urban mobility, entrepreneurship, and more.

Nov 17, 2017
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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Economics

This nonprofit uses behavioral science to nudge people towards making good choices

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Areas like financial literacy, water conservation, and university degree completion can all benefit.

Sep 20, 2017
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Ideas Made to Matter Analytics

How to use algorithms to solve everyday problems

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Faster grocery trips. Better Facebook posts. Ali Almossawi on algorithmic thinking for daily life.

May 8, 2017
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Why financial markets behave like living organisms

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MIT Sloan professor explains why you shouldn’t look at markets from a purely mechanistic perspective.

Apr 26, 2017
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Ideas Made to Matter Diversity

Advocating for diversity: A Q&A with MBA student Ellen Rice Staten

The co-president of the MIT Black Graduate Student Association is on a mission to create healthier and more collaborative educational and working environments for MIT

Feb 24, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Hiring

Blendoor battles bias in hiring

App connects minority job candidates with tech companies

Feb 19, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Science

The quiet discrimination of microinequities: A Q&A with Adjunct Professor Mary Rowe

The conflict management expert discusses systems for mitigating discrimination and conflict in organizations

Feb 3, 2016
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