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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Economics

Tallying the full cost of air pollution

A new, large-scale research review catalogs the enormity of the threat.

Feb 3, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Health Care

How a virtual mental health company survived and scaled a pivot

A mental health startup founder on solving new problems and asking for help.

Nov 12, 2019
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Health care data is disconnected. Here’s how to change that.

These three health care executives have found ways to leverage data for better collaboration.

Dec 21, 2018
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Using data to triage health care waste

An economic analytics of health care experiments could save money.

Oct 31, 2018
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Public science relies on private sector support

35 percent of grants produce research that influences private sector efforts.

Oct 29, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter

4 red flags that signaled Theranos' downfall

The blood testing startup's culture and claim set the stage for its demise.

Oct 29, 2018
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Andrew Lo's adaptive market theory

‘It's really about taking chances on long shots.’

Oct 17, 2018
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The industries Vinod Khosla sees ready for disruption

Bonus insight: Change isn’t propelled by organizational structure.

Sep 24, 2018
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Data analysis and personalized medicine

Data-based algorithms are personalizing medicine.

Sep 19, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Startups

These 12 startups are reimagining the Asian workplace and workforce

Companies will compete Aug. 24 in Bangkok for a shot at the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge finals.

Jul 25, 2018
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