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MIT Sloan study presents evidence supporting Hamilton's rule

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Hamilton’s rule has been observed in many has been observed in many animal species, but it had yet to be tested in financial decision-making contexts.

Jul 11, 2022
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New MIT Sloan study discovers retroactive changes to ESG scores

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A new research paper by Florian Berg and co-author validates these concerns, as they discovered “widespread and repeated” changes to the historical ESG scores by a leading vendor of this data.

Jun 28, 2022
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Model projects national opioid crisis to worsen before it gets better

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Mohammad Jalali and his research colleagues have created a data-driven simulation model that incorporates key behavioral feedbacks such as social influence and risk perceptions.

Jun 24, 2022
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MIT LGO announces new industry partnership with Blue Origin

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The MIT LGO program today announced that Blue Origin—the aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company—has become the newest member of its industry partnerships.

Jun 13, 2022
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Report identifies what workers really want

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A new report published today found American workers are taking actions through union organizing, strikes, and other forms of collective action to achieve a stronger voice at work.

Jun 8, 2022
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Research highlights how Twitter is working to reduce misinformation

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Stopping the spread of misinformation while maintaining free speech is a major challenge for social media companies. The Birdwatch program allows users to provide additional context for tweets.

May 18, 2022
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What it takes to lead the future of work

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A collection of articles packaged and released today from MIT Sloan's Ideas Made to Matter website examines the skills and knowledge managers need now to guide organizations over the long term.

May 18, 2022
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MIT Sloan announces new chair in entrepreneurship

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At today’s New Frontiers of Entrepreneurship 2022 symposium, David Schmittlein, Dean at the MIT Sloan School of Management, announced a new chair position in entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan.

Apr 13, 2022
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A surprising “bamboo ceiling” in the classroom

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In the US, Asians are often viewed as the “model minority” as a result of their outstanding academic achievements. This common assumption is challenged in new research by Jackson Lu.

Apr 12, 2022
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Ukrainians who engage in more analytic thinking are less susceptible to Russia’s disinformation campaign

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A new research paper by Prof. David Rand, and colleagues found that Ukrainians who engaged in more analytic thinking were less likely to believe pro-Kremlin disinformation.

Feb 23, 2022
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