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: 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 • mit
March 10, 2020 ~9 min

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 • mit
Dec. 30, 2019 ~13 min

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 • mit
July 16, 2019 ~5 min

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 • mit
March 26, 2019 ~6 min

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 • mit
Dec. 20, 2018 ~6 min

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


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