State-level R&D tax credits spur growth of new businesses

Study also finds tax breaks for general business investment have slightly negative effect on innovation.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 12, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: startups economics policy research government innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie sloan-school-of-management business-and-management

How often do vaccine trials hit paydirt?

Study: Vaccines find more success in development than any other kind of drug, but have been relatively neglected in recent decades.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 27, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: medicine public-health covid-19 industry pandemic policy health-care antibiotics vaccines research government drug-development innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie sloan-school-of-management business-and-management

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 • mit
March 19, 2020 ~4 min

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

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 • mit
March 10, 2020 ~9 min

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

Tracking emissions in China

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

Nancy Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Dec. 30, 2019 ~13 min

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


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 • mit
July 16, 2019 ~5 min

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


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 • mit
March 26, 2019 ~6 min

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

How different types of knowledge impact the growth of new firms

Study explores the micromechanisms underlying regional economic diversification.

Helen Knight | MIT Media Lab • mit
Dec. 20, 2018 ~6 min

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

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