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Source: Ricochet | Political Economy with James Pethokoukis (Podcast)
John Van Reenen discusses his proposal for the US to create what he calls a “Grand Innovation Challenge Fund.”
Source: News Medical (UK)
A new paper...has underlined the risk to an uninfected passenger from an infected passenger when the middle seat is left vacant during a flight.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
"...tying financing to payroll expenses had the [likely unintended] consequences of allocating more federal funds to the least affected sector.”
Source: WCVB-TV (Video)
A recent MIT study found that the actual number of coronavirus cases and deaths may be widely underreported. Prof. John Sterman was interviewed.
Source: The Boston Globe
...the researchers estimate that 1 percent of cases have been fatal...roughly 10 times the fatality rate of the seasonal flu.
Source: Chicago Booth Review
...the impact of certain interventions on fruit and vegetable consumption is not well established.
MIT Sloan Experts
Insights and commentary from MIT Sloan experts
The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis have revealed many ways in which American society isn’t working.
Sr. Lecturer Ben Shields discusses the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis for teams, leagues, players and fans in this installment of the MIT Sloan Experts Series.
Panic buying and hoarding are once again in the news, as fear induced by the pandemic strikes across the world. Why is this happening and what can we do about it? Is hoarding a rational, if anti‐social, response to scarcity, or an emotional reaction driven by fear and panic?
Join the #Overload Twitter chat with Erin Kelly on May 6 to discuss workplace burnout and what we can do about it
To learn more about how companies can adopt healthier practices, tune into the Overload Twitter Chat on Wednesday, May 6 at 11 a.m. ET. Use the hashtags to ask your questions and share your experiences and ideas on how to combat workplace burnout.
Why do companies with such high demand lose so much money?
There has never been a highly touted technology that didn’t come with unexpected ill-effects. Still, that hasn’t stopped tech-hounds from glorifying the possibilities of 5G even while they ignore the potential downsides and multiple risks.
MIT Sloan finance faculty write in support of a stimulus package that focuses on combating the Coronavirus pandemic directly as well as helping economically vulnerable households and small businesses which are most affected by the pandemic. However, unrestricted cash injection into large corporation...
"We must be antifragile," writes Bill Aulet. "This is at the core of what we strive to do as entrepreneurship educators: create antifragile humans and teams."