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Thorny problems demand novel solutions. Here’s what it takes to move beyond incremental tweaks.
Sara Moreira, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Niko Matouschek, Kieu-Trang Nguyen, Dashun Wang, Benjamin F. Jones and and coauthors
August 2, 2022
Hint: it’s not the product itself.
July 7, 2022
A new study quantifies how U.S. taxpayer-funded research is used in patents, media, and policy decisions.
Yin Yin, Yuxiao Dong, Kuansan Wang, Dashun Wang and Benjamin F. Jones
July 1, 2022
The result is “more-conventional, less-radical, less-novel innovation,” adding a new wrinkle to antitrust debates.
Steven Callander and Niko Matouschek
April 5, 2022
There’s been little research on what brings about new procedures, despite how life-changing they can be.
David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite, Christopher Heard and Bingxiao Wu
April 1, 2021
The common (and mistaken) belief that we generate our best ideas early can actually squash creativity.
Brian Lucas and Loran Nordgren
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These tools have the possibility to transform your business. If you know how to harness them.
Eric T. Anderson
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Consequences for workers and cities could be bleak.
February 2, 2021
After a year of buying boring staples in bulk, everything is about to change—and brands need to be ready to innovate.
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From venture capital to immigration law, “we’re leaving an enormous amount on the table.”
Benjamin F. Jones
January 4, 2021
Narrow the scope of your brainstorming sessions. And find the right champion for your project.
December 2, 2020
A new study dispels some of the mystery behind success after failure.
Yian Yin, Yang Wang, James Evans and Dashun Wang
November 17, 2020
An excerpt from the book The Science of Science shows how robots may soon be able to run their own experiments—from start to finish.
Dashun Wang and Albert-László Barabási
September 3, 2020
New research suggests that there’s a population tipping point for supporting a booming tech industry.
Inho Hong, Morgan R. Frank, Iyad Rahwan, Woo-Sung Jung and Hyejin Youn
August 4, 2020
The crisis presents an opportunity to dream up new ideas, learn from others, and take bold action.
Mohanbir S. Sawhney and Sanjay Khosla
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To keep companies innovating through the current recession, they will need greater access to credit.
João Granja and Sara Moreira
July 15, 2020
The extent varies a good deal by field, but the single biggest factor is whether a scientist is caring for young children.
Kyle R. Myers, Wei Yang Tham, Yian Yin, Nina Cohodes, Jerry G. Thursby, Marie C. Thursby, Peter Schiffer, Joseph T. Walsh, Karim R. Lakhani and Dashun Wang
June 11, 2020
Leaders in industries from healthcare to casual dining are fast-tracking changes to the customer experience. Here are four of their stories.
Eric Leininger, Nicholas Caffentzis, Gregory Carpenter, Patricia Corsi, Joel Yashinsky, Sandra Moore and Dana Krueger
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