Billion Prices Project: Introducing real-time economics
December 1, 2010MIT Sloan faculty project to track inflation in real time collects prices from hundreds of worldwide online retailers on a daily basis.
How wise are crowds?
November 16, 2010By melding economics and engineering, researchers show that as social networks get larger, they usually get better at sorting fact from fiction.
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.
Public debt concentrated in advanced economies, MIT student’s research finds
November 2, 2010Global financial crisis highlights gulf between advanced and emerging nations.
Academic, industry and government leaders explore systems thinking
October 27, 2010Annual conference examines how approach could help solve the world's pressing problems.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.
Financial impacts of ‘cap and trade’
August 3, 2010Analysis shows that, contrary to some claims, proposed legislation to limit carbon emissions would not disadvantage those with lower incomes.
Nobel laureate Robert C. Merton PhD '70 rejoins MIT Sloan faculty
June 17, 2010