Can telecom data help redraw political boundaries?
December 9, 2010By analyzing one of the world’s largest databases of phone data, researchers partition Great Britain into densely interconnected regions.
Harrell convenes thought-leaders to catalyze new research informed by science, humanities and arts disciplines
December 2, 2010
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.
Said and Done: humanities, arts, and social sciences digest for December 2009
January 4, 2010
Nobel-winning economist Paul A. Samuelson dies at age 94
December 13, 2009In a career that spanned seven decades, he transformed his field, influenced millions of students and turned MIT into an economics powerhouse
MIT-trained economists bring pragmatic approach to Obama administration
March 17, 2009
Three from MIT named among world's top eight young economists
January 8, 2009Survey by The Economist magazine highlights department's strength