Ideas and insights about diversity from MIT Sloan.
4 ways to close the homeownership gap
Experts share ideas on how to reduce the homeownership gap between white and minority households and create more equality in the housing market.
Let’s choose collective intelligence over the madness of mobs
Evolution can drive prejudices, MIT Sloan economist Andrew Lo finds. To nurture group wisdom, biases in data sets must be documented and understood.
7 management practices that benefit low-wage workers
A report from MIT Sloan analyzes the impact management practices such as paid leave and promotions have on low-wage workers’ economic opportunities.
The imbalance of PhDs’ socioeconomic backgrounds
Economics PhDs are more likely to have highly educated parents and come from a more socioeconomically advantaged background — and that’s a problem.
5 traits of the workforce of the future
Future-ready employees are empowered, data-literate, comfortable with AI and machine learning, and committed to social and climate concerns.
Women are less likely than men to be promoted. Here’s one reason why
Whether you use the Nine Box system or another assessment tool, new research suggests it’s time to rethink how you rate and track potential.
To curb mental health discrimination, shift beliefs
In a new study, people pay to avoid working with colleagues who show symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Multiethnic networking, East Asians, and US C-suites
Researcher sheds light on why East Asians are less likely than other ethnicities to attain leadership positions in America.
Google’s Sundar Pichai on tech as an agent for change
Artificial intelligence is a profound technology “as important or more than fire and electricity,” according to Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai.
How corporate philanthropy got racial justice wrong
To advance racial justice, companies must reform their lending practices. Here’s how.