MIT Sloan Experts Platform Strategy

How to make online product rankings more trustworthy

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Online shopping is even more popular now because of the pandemic. Buyer beware: Product rankings can be based on fraudulent data like fake clicks, purchases, and reviews.

Feb 8, 2021
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MIT Sloan Experts Economics

Squishing the Ant: Why Beijing is finally taking steps to tame Alibaba

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Is Alibaba becoming too big to fail? It’s a question that’s on the minds of Chinese regulators.

Feb 4, 2021
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MIT Sloan Experts Corporate Governance

Social responsibility matters to business – A different view from Milton Friedman from 50 years ago

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Companies are focusing more, not less, on issues of social responsibility, tackling such areas as the environment, climate change, income disparity, women’s rights, and racial justice.

Jan 11, 2021
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MIT Sloan Experts Climate Change

Bringing a grassroots approach to climate change with science

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Almost everyone wants to do something about climate change, but it is challenging to know what levers to pull to make real change. Simulations may be the key to finding the answer.

Dec 17, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts Finance

CLOs are riskier than current ratings suggest

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The economic impact of COVID-19 is eerily similar to the recession in 2007-2008. Today, history appears to be repeating itself.

Dec 1, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts Artificial Intelligence

'Human-Centered AI': How can the technology industry fight bias in machines and people?

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MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Renée Richardson Gosline discusses how the development of bots and algorithms is outpacing our understanding of who and when they help most.

Nov 19, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts Data Privacy

What is Mass Ballot Question 1 on “motor vehicle mechanical data” all about?

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The details and implications are complex and barely touched on by the frequent 30 second television spots by both the pro and con groups.

Oct 26, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts Data

How to produce cleaner data for robust pricing

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These days, a lot of people are talking about using data to make decisions. However, an often- overlooked aspect of data is that it can’t always be trusted.

Oct 13, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts Sustainability

Why the environmental impact of COVID-19 could outweigh short-term benefits

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The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced CO2 and local air pollutant emissions, but what are the longer-term effects on the environment?

Oct 13, 2020
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MIT Sloan Experts Operations Management

A new benefit of learning curves on productivity

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It is well established that average productivity increases as a function of cumulative experience. But what is not known is whether that experience affects the consistency of performance.

Oct 13, 2020
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