A business edge that comes with age

Economist Pierre Azoulay answers three questions about his finding that middle-aged entrepreneurs fare better than twentysomethings.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 19, 2020 | mit

~4 mins   

Tags: sloan-school-of-management business-and-management entrepreneurship economics research faculty 3-questions

Why are workers getting smaller pieces of the pie?

Market concentration in the form of “superstar” firms has been lowering labor’s share of GDP in recent decades, a new study finds.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 10, 2020 | mit

~9 mins   

Tags: social-sciences economics business-and-management research national-science-foundation-nsf sloan-school-of-management school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

Tracking emissions in China

Evaluating a 2014 policy change yields some good news and some concerns.

Nancy Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative
Dec. 30, 2019 | mit

~13 mins   

Tags: mit-energy-initiative sloan-school-of-management energy china emissions economics policy pollution research government business-and-management


How does your productivity stack up?

Survey results and research by MIT Sloan’s Bob Pozen reveal common habits and skills among highly productive managers.

MIT Sloan Executive Education
July 16, 2019 | mit

~5 mins   

Tags: sloan-school-of-management business-and-management sloan-executive-education research


Facebook is free, but should it count toward GDP anyway?

Study measures how much free online goods are worth to consumers.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 26, 2019 | mit

~6 mins   

Tags: sloan-school-of-management economics business-and-management technology-and-society innovation research social-sciences

How different types of knowledge impact the growth of new firms

Study explores the micromechanisms underlying regional economic diversification.

Helen Knight | MIT Media Lab
Dec. 20, 2018 | mit

~6 mins   

Tags: school-of-architecture-and-planning media-lab collaboration innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie economics industry research business-and-management


Building the green | MIT News

Ken Wang ’71, MIT Corporation member and former MIT Alumni Association president, developed one of America’s premier modern golf courses.

Jay London | MIT Alumni Association | June 29, 2018
~3 mins |

Tags:  alumniae  sports-and-fitness  architecture  business-and-management  economics  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

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