Category: Social sciences

OA research in the news: Comedian Ansari gets insights from MIT

OA research in the news: Comedian Ansari gets insights from MIT

While researching his book about romance in the digital era, the actor and comedian Aziz Ansari “applied rigor and seriousness” to the subject: With...

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Coming soon: Arts of the Arab uprising

Coming soon: Arts of the Arab uprising

"Creative Dissent" exhibition coming to MIT

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings will open September 10, 2015 in the Wolk Gallery. The exhibition documents the art of the Arab uprisings...

Humanities
Archnet celebrates UN World Day for Cultural Diversity

Archnet celebrates UN World Day for Cultural Diversity

May 21 is the World Day for Cultural Diversity, established by Resolution 54/249 of the UN General Assembly in 2002. In a statement posted...

Art & architecture & planning

MIT Environmental Film Festival: Earth Week 2015

Come to one or all of these films during the MIT Environmental Film Festival, part of Earth Week 2015. Join us for films, refreshments...

Humanities

Research data sharing: Amy Finkelstein

Want to better understand the role of health insurance? MIT Professor Amy Finkelstein and her co-authors of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment have made...

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OA research in the news: MIT’s influence on US economics

In his New York Times blog last week, economist and MIT alum Paul Krugman writes about the “triumph” of MIT’s economics department as described...

Scholarly communication

Learn about country research: Attend a Business Monitor demonstration at MIT

February 25, 2015 2 - 3pm

Do you do research regarding business, industry, economics, or politics in other countries?  Learn how to do so more effectively by attending a demonstration...

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OA research in the news: Does church attendance cause people to vote?

In a paper published last month, researchers including MIT economist Jonathan Gruber use the repeal of Sunday shopping (or “blue”) laws in various states to determine that...

Scholarly communication

Reference USA databases of US business and consumer information

InfoGroup’s Reference USA provides basic information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers in the US and Canada. Business data includes...

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