New model shows why countries that retaliate too much against online attacks make things worse for themselves.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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The toll of the pandemic has been worsened because of the shock to the global supply chain, which resulted in shortages of vital medical equipment. Could game theory help?
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~9 min
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How will the withdrawal of the US from the Paris Agreement affect its odds of success? A new study uses game theory and emissions data to predict.
Sept. 26, 2019 • ~3 min
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Study analyzes how networks can distort voters’ perceptions and change election results.
Sept. 4, 2019 • ~8 min
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MIT economist lauded for work on education, market-design mechanisms.
April 20, 2018 • ~6 min
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MIT biophysicists apply mathematics from evolutionary biology to describe a surprising aspect of human behavior.
Jan. 5, 2017 • ~13 min
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Researchers in IDSS are learning how ideas evolve over networks, quantifying the influence of individuals in networks, and making better predictions.
April 7, 2016 • ~12 min
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Constantinos Daskalakis adapts techniques from theoretical computer science to game theory.
Feb. 4, 2016 • ~9 min
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Professor of electrical engineering and computer science has been appointed to the Joseph F. and Nancy P. Keithley Professorship in Electrical Engineering.
Nov. 13, 2015 • ~4 min
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