The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.
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Presidents of MIT and Indiana University urge America’s leaders to support bipartisan innovation bill.
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Study also finds tax breaks for general business investment have slightly negative effect on innovation.
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Study: Vaccines find more success in development than any other kind of drug, but have been relatively neglected in recent decades.
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Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.
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Consortium includes industry, government, and academic institutions.
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MIT researchers review renewable energy and carbon pricing policies as states consider repealing or relaxing renewable portfolio standards.
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U.S. elections have become more “unstable,” sometimes swinging in the opposite direction from the greater electorate’s preferences.
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Evaluating a 2014 policy change yields some good news and some concerns.
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New partners will work with J-PAL to develop rigorous evaluations of policies related to criminal justice, health, housing stability, and economic security.
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