Press Economy

No tradeoff between lives and livelihoods in the COVID-19 pandemic

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Two studies by Prof. Hazhir Rahmandad, Prof. John Sterman, and PhD student Tse Yang Lim find that this apparent tradeoff is a false one.

Feb 23, 2021
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Press Sustainability

MIT LGO announces new industry partnership with Rivian

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Rivian—an independent, American electric vehicle maker and automotive technology company focused on sustainable transportation—is the newest member of LGO's industry partnerships.

Feb 22, 2021
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Press Behavioral Science

Vaccine hesitancy and public health communications

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New global study from MIT shows the power of accurate information to increase vaccination rates worldwide.

Feb 16, 2021
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Press Social Media

Thinking style impacts how people use social media

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Study shows people who engage in more analytical thinking are more discerning in their social media use, sharing news content from more reliable sources.

Feb 11, 2021
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Press Social Media

Strong evidence of political bias in formation of social media ties

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Democrats and Republicans are equally likely to favor people who share their party affiliation when deciding who to follow.

Feb 9, 2021
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Press Entrepreneurship

MIT REAP launches new 'Focus' program in Nova Scotia

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The Focus program is the first new MIT REAP offering since its Global program launch in 2012, which has driven measurable impact in regions world-wide.

Feb 4, 2021
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Press Behavioral Science

Survey examines false beliefs about voter fraud

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A recent survey study found that false beliefs about election fraud were widespread among Trump voters and not merely a fringe phenomenon.

Jan 12, 2021
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Press Labor

Greater market integration linked to more working hours for men

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Findings are consistent with theories asserting that greater market integration is associated with more time spent working by men. Women’s work is not linked to market integration.

Jan 4, 2021
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Press Behavioral Science

Learning algorithms mitigate impact of fraud on product rankings

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Insights on how to design methods for uncertain environments to guarantee robustness in the face of manipulation.

Dec 15, 2020
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Press Entrepreneurship

MIT Sloan Prof. Edward Roberts receives the GCEC Legacy Award

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The founder of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship is recognized for a lifetime of pioneering entrepreneurship.

Nov 2, 2020
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