By securely aggregating sensitive data from cyber-attacks, the SCRAM platform from MIT CSAIL can quantify an organization’s level of security and suggest what to prioritize.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study also finds tax breaks for general business investment have slightly negative effect on innovation.
June 12, 2020 • ~9 min
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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.
May 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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The MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 research projects aimed at addressing the health and economic consequences of the pandemic.
May 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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Online panel discussion hosted by MIT explores best practices for mitigating climate-related risk.
April 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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Entrepreneurial groups around the Institute have launched initiatives to address challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020 • ~8 min
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Economist Pierre Azoulay answers three questions about his finding that middle-aged entrepreneurs fare better than twentysomethings.
March 19, 2020 • ~4 min
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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
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A multidecade study shows economics increasingly overlaps with other disciplines, and has become more empirical in nature.
March 3, 2020 • ~10 min
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