Entrepreneurial groups around the Institute have launched initiatives to address challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020 • ~8 min
Economist Pierre Azoulay answers three questions about his finding that middle-aged entrepreneurs fare better than twentysomethings.
March 19, 2020 • ~4 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
A multidecade study shows economics increasingly overlaps with other disciplines, and has become more empirical in nature.
March 3, 2020 • ~10 min
Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
Study shows people prefer monthly payments in multiples of $100, even when it may cost them money.
Feb. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
The rate of passenger fatalities has declined yet again in the last decade, accelerating a long-term trend.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Study shows no effect from program intended to reduce repeated hospitalizations by targeting high-cost patients.
Jan. 8, 2020 • ~8 min
Most popular stories of the year include science breakthroughs, engineering feats, and confirmation of 16th century architectural genius.
Jan. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
Evaluating a 2014 policy change yields some good news and some concerns.
Dec. 30, 2019 • ~13 min