Measuring the economy with location data | MIT News

Startup’s platform crunches anonymized smartphone GPS data to understand how people shop, work, and live.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 27, 2018 ~9 min

 machine-learning  retail  finance  startups  industry  economics  employment  data  behavioral-economics  behavior  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  real-estate  alumniae  software  mobile-devices

New study shows rich, poor have huge mortality gap in U.S. | MIT News

In unprecedented detail, lifespan gap shown to be large and growing rapidly.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
April 11, 2016 ~8 min

 health  poverty  policy  employment  health-care  social-sciences  disease  research  students  graduate-postdoctoral  national-institutes-of-health-nih  shass

3 Questions: Amy Glasmeier on the living wage | MIT News

MIT professor and expert in regional economies calculates how far salaries stretch.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 11, 2015 ~8 min

 poverty  economics  employment  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning

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