India’s Economy Is Slowing Down. What Happens Next?
The country’s chief economic advisor discusses how labor, trade, and energy factor into the country’s economic outlook.
Benjamin F. Jones and Krishnamurthy Subramanian
November 1, 2019
Early Career Failures Can Make You Stronger in the Long Run
A study of young scientists who were denied grants provides a striking example of why you should never give up.
Yang Wang, Benjamin F. Jones and Dashun Wang
October 1, 2019
Too Many Options? Here’s a Data Visualization Technique That Can Lead to Better Decisions.
It’s a surprisingly simple way to thwart our irrational impulses.
Evanthia Dimara, Gilles Bailly, Anastasia Bezerianos and Steven Franconeri
September 3, 2019
Artificial Intelligence Is Improving How Companies Do Business
Here are four of the most significant trends.
July 8, 2019
New Cryptocurrencies, Same Old Problems
Why we won’t see a Bitcoin takeover any time soon.
February 2, 2018
Nobel Prize Winners—They’re Just Like Us!
The career paths of these elite scientists are surprisingly similar to those of their less accomplished peers.
Jichao Li, Yian Yin, Santo Fortunato and Dashun Wang
September 3, 2019
How Old Are Successful Tech Entrepreneurs?
A definitive new study dispels the myth of the Silicon Valley wunderkind.
Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin F. Jones, J. Daniel Kim and Javier Miranda
May 15, 2018
The Blockchain Revolution Has Reached a Crossroads. What’s Next?
Bitcoin and its ilk need to become more efficient without losing their trademark decentralization.
October 2, 2018
There’s a Better Way to Manage Your Inventory
Using data from a drug-store chain, a new model finds opportunities to prevent shortages and boost profits.
Chaithanya Bandi, Eojin Han and Omid Nohadani
January 3, 2019
Finance & Accounting
How Blockchain Could Radically Alter Global Finance
The technology underlying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is already starting to make its mark.
Robert McDonald, Caitlin Long and Peter Cherecwich
January 3, 2018