Online panel discussion hosted by MIT explores best practices for mitigating climate-related risk.
April 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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While the Great Depression reduced inequality and closed the racial wealth gap, the Great Recession of 2009 did the opposite.
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In a new book, political scientist David Singer finds two key factors connected to financial-sector collapses around the globe.
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Routing scheme boosts efficiency in networks that help speed up blockchain transactions.
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Using limited data, this automated system predicts a company’s quarterly sales.
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Virtual investment experiment indicates informed consumers choose sustainable funds even with reduced returns
A new study has shown that when given clear social and environmental performance data, consumers display an appetite for sustainable investment, even with lower returns.
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“Risk-aware” traffic engineering could help service providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Google better utilize network infrastructure.
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Research shows how financial markets should have predicted Brexit hours before they eventually did, and that betting markets beat currency markets to the result by an hour – producing a “close to risk-free” profit-making opportunity, according to economists.
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