Erik Brynjolfsson, PhD '91, Director, Initiative on the Digital Economy; Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, MIT Sloan School of Management
The Evolution of Economic Science: Macroeconomics, Growth, and Development
Prof. Townsend introduces the course to the students, explains the syllabus, and covers the topics of finance, growth, and volatility.
The Internet of Things allows accurate tracking of items and people. Integrating this high-resolution data into a City Nervous System can dramatically improve city-level outcomes.
Workplace Labor inspection regimes in historical perspective Andrew Schrank is Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 2000.
Jamie Peck is Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy Professor of Geography, University of British Columbia.
The talk reframes the question of economic growth and transformation by thinking with and against Dani Rodrik's One Economics, Many Recipes.
Nearly 150 MIT Sloan alumni and guests gathered in London on June 13, 2013 for the second MIT Sloan Finance Forum (the first was held in New York in April 2012).
Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce MIT CTL Global Leadership Lecture Series - April 11, 2013
MIT Sloan Professor of Management Thomas Kochan discusses how financial analysts have pressured businesses to perform financially.
Alberto Cavallo, the Cecil and Ida Green Career Development Assistant Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management, discusses how Argentina has lied about its inflation rate.
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