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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

New ideas are getting harder to find — and more expensive

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More effort is yielding fewer new ideas.

Jul 31, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

This podcast is like sitting in on chats with tech leaders

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Guests so far: Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt, Alex Rodriguez, Mary Lou Jepsen.

Jul 3, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

Is a cryptocurrency a security? Depends.

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MIT senior lecturer and former financial regulator Gary Gensler says 'well over a thousand' tokens will face regulatory reckoning.

May 4, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Financial markets benefit from in-depth analysis of firms’ earnings

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Research shows in-depth news articles inform investors more than earnings announcements.

Apr 4, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Public Policy

How effective are post-financial crisis bank regulations?

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Bankers and regulatory experts weigh in on what's working and what isn't.

Feb 27, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital currency

Blockchain’s applications reach further than you think

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The supply chain, food distribution, and energy will all be affected.

Feb 12, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Marketing

Ending L.L. Bean lifetime return policy not a fatal marketing move

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A successful strategic change requires trust and communication.

Feb 12, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Government

Negative income tax, explained

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Could a negative income tax replace the welfare system?

Feb 7, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

People are honest about how they spend their money

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But don’t take them at their word for exact dollar amounts.

Feb 1, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Economics

MIT Sloan experts map economy in year one of Trump presidency

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Major changes to business in 2017, and what to expect as Trump administration heads into its second year.

Feb 1, 2018
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