Report outlines route toward better jobs, wider prosperity

MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future identifies ways to align new technologies with durable careers.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 17, 2020 ~17 min

J-PAL North America launches research initiative to focus on Covid-19 recovery

The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Caroline Garau | J-PAL North America • mit
Sept. 21, 2020 ~4 min

MIT conference focuses on preparing workers for the era of artificial

As automation rises in the workplace, speakers explore ways to train students and reskill workers.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 22, 2019 ~10 min

Work of the future and the future of work for women in political science | MIT News

Ford Professor Kathleen Thelen addresses challenges of the “gig economy” and gender equity issues in her field.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
May 25, 2018 ~7 min

Former Math Olympiad medalist embraces social entrepreneurship | MIT News

MIT senior Mehmet Efe Akengin aims to innovate for the greater good.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
March 25, 2018 ~8 min

Innovation, meet organization | MIT News

Economist John Van Reenen studies the creation and use of technology, from the R&D lab to the workplace.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 8, 2018 ~10 min

Mens et Manus America examines the rural American economy | MIT News

Four leaders offer insights on revitalizing rural areas.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Nov. 21, 2017 ~8 min

Summit discusses impact of machines on jobs, productivity, and the global economy | MIT News

Two-day “AI and the Future of Work” summit at MIT focused on the artificial intelligence revolution and the workplace.

Rachel Gordon | CSAIL • mit
Nov. 7, 2017 ~4 min

Teleoperating robots with virtual reality | MIT News

A virtual reality system from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could make it easier for factory workers to telecommute.

Rachel Gordon | CSAIL • mit
Oct. 11, 2017 ~5 min

Investigating the trap of unemployment | MIT News

PhD student Aicha Ben Dhia studies France’s labor market from the perspective of local job-seekers.

Dara Farhadi | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 29, 2017 ~10 min