When playing favorites can hurt growth

Study finds China’s industrial-park policy is better for productivity when political connections are not a factor.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 7, 2020 ~7 min

Finding patterns in the noise

Using novel computational approaches, graduate student Sean Liu develops better tools for analyzing data.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Oct. 14, 2020 ~8 min

Transportation policymaking in Chinese cities

A new framework for learning from each other.

Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
May 21, 2020 ~13 min

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

MIT Energy Initiative report charts pathways for sustainable personal transportation

Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.

Kathryn Luu | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Nov. 19, 2019 ~10 min

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific

Improved air quality in China could prevent nearly 2,000 premature deaths in the U.S.

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
July 29, 2019 ~4 min

Pathways to a low-carbon China

Study projects a key role for carbon capture and storage.

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
July 8, 2019 ~5 min

Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism

By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
June 12, 2019 ~9 min

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions

Despite global phase-out, the ozone-depleting chemical is still in production in eastern China.

Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
May 23, 2019 ~7 min

The (evolving) art of war

In new book, political scientist Taylor Fravel uncovers the modern history of Chinese military strategy.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 8, 2019 ~8 min

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