Ideas and insights about finance from MIT Sloan.
SEC commissioner Hester Peirce is not a fan of interventionism
The Security and Exchange Commission’s Peirce shares views on climate-related disclosures, payment for order flow, and cost-benefit analysis for rulemaking.
After SVB, what’s next for regional banks? 3 takeaways from MIT Sloan
Four MIT Sloan economists on lessons learned and next steps after the demise of Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and First Republic.
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.
How to leapfrog competitors by partnering with xTechs
Four ways established companies can partner with xTechs to accelerate digital transformation and outperform the competition.
An MIT Sloan economist runs the numbers on ESG
Financial economist Andrew W. Lo became an ESG believer after developing a mathematical formula that quantifies the financial return on impact investing.
New initiative tracks the trends remaking consumer finance
MIT Sloan’s Consumer Finance Initiative delves into household finance, fintech, crypto, savings and lending markets, and retirement funds.
ESG ratings: Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water
ESG ratings may be flawed, but they remain the most effective way to measure the ethical behavior of companies, MIT researchers contend.
The dark side of stock market circuit breakers
Circuit breakers are meant to calm the markets. But new research shows that they can backfire and create more volatility if not properly designed.
In times of turmoil, ‘all eyes are on the CFO.’ Here’s why
Here’s how four chief financial officers track market and product trends, manage investors’ expectations, and make the most of their data.
Data processing boom in investing favors large firms over small
New research shows that investors are most interested in processing data about large, high-growth firms over smaller companies, even those with high-growth prospects.