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"This year we have a chance to recognize the hundreds of thousands of Bostonians who want to make the city into a more inclusive place ..."
“It's clear that workers are much more empowered … These strikes could easily trigger more strike activity … ”
"Are two heads better than one? Or do too many cooks spoil the broth?"
“It speaks to governance, incentives and general attitude ... Presumably, someone in the White House will pay attention and look at the details.”
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The pandemic has revealed to a wide audience the uncertainty that is part of scientific discovery. While it may be uncomfortable to publicly disclose that our scientific findings are continually scrutinized and frequently amended as scientific discovery continues to advance, increasing transparency ...
MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Bob Pozen talks with Tate Ryan-Mosley, reporter at MIT Technology Review, during MIT Technology Review's EmTech Next conference. The discussion surrounds "Impactful leadership in the era of the remote team."
As credit cards have become a popular form of payment method, researchers have noticed an interesting trend. People tend to spend more when using credit cards than cash. Not only are they more likely to buy something at a higher price, they also are likely to give larger tips and make more impulse b...
Pandemic defense requires a massive government program that engages the private sector; the public sector cannot and has not been able to handle health security problems of scale. However, relevant capabilities for invention, production, and distribution exist both in commerce and higher education. ...
The state must amend state law to provide competitive wages and a path to CNA certification for frontline workers who stepped up to serve as nurse aides during the pandemic.
When a startup disrupts incumbent market leaders and changes the basis of competition in an industry, as Tesla is doing in auto manufacturing, it’s the new problems they face and overcome that gives them the real advantage.
MIT Media Lab's Rosalind Picard will be a guest at "Live do Valor," hosted by Valor Econômico editor João Luiz Rosa, to discuss new developments in artificial intelligence applied to the healthcare industry.
MIT Sloan Lecturer Malia Lazu will discuss the role and responsibility of business to accelerate equity and inclusion in the wake of the historic protests following George Floyd’s murder.
This counter-intuitive result emerges because countries actually have little choice in how much they must reduce contact levels to control the epidemic.