Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
Using novel computational approaches, graduate student Sean Liu develops better tools for analyzing data.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~8 min
Designed for students, the program explores on a grand scale how technology can aid or hinder human rights.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Dwaipayan Banerjee’s new book examines the psychological and social terrain of living with cancer in a country where the disease has long been downplayed.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~10 min
J-PAL North America launches MIT Roybal Center for Translational Research to Improve Health Care for the Aging
Center will work with affiliated researchers to test low-cost, high-impact behavioral interventions to improve health-care delivery and health outcomes for aging adults in the United States.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~4 min
The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
With funding from MISTI, physicists at MIT and in Israel collaborate to improve understanding and use of quantum light.
July 27, 2020 • ~8 min
A new framework for learning from each other.
May 21, 2020 • ~13 min
In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.
April 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Market concentration in the form of “superstar” firms has been lowering labor’s share of GDP in recent decades, a new study finds.
March 10, 2020 • ~9 min