Guillermo Toral PhD '20 finds health care quality drops in months leading up to mayoral elections, and if the incumbent loses, the quality continues to fall.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~8 min
Political science PhD candidates Guillermo Toral and Tugba Bozcaga find that government-appointed officials deliver the goods — given the right circumstances.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~10 min
CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.
June 20, 2018 • ~8 min
MIT senior and Model UN leader William Rodríguez works to encourage the global exchange of ideas.
May 20, 2018 • ~8 min
A simple card explaining a government aid program leads to more rice for poor villagers in Indonesia.
May 9, 2018 • ~6 min
Introducing a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to conducting comparative product evaluations | MIT News
The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation teams up with the Technology Exchange Lab to produce a toolkit for technology evaluation in global development.
April 25, 2018 • ~6 min
SPURS Fellows serve as agents of change in international development.
April 6, 2018 • ~8 min
MIT Research Scientist Eric Heginbotham co-authors book that serves as guide for policymakers and academics, tracking important shifts in China’s diplomacy.
Jan. 31, 2018 • ~4 min
New urban studies program to spur research and innovation in China.
Nov. 20, 2017 • ~7 min
MIT researchers release evaluation of solar pumps for irrigation and salt mining in India | MIT News
Study of solar pump technology use in India assesses technical performance and explores innovative business cases to increase user adoption.
Nov. 13, 2017 • ~8 min