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|PhD student Ari Bronsoler aims to transform health care delivery in his native Mexico
Bronsoler is researching pressing health care issues in Mexico, including diabetes, sugary beverage consumption, and communication efficiency. With diabetes, "Mexico has three main problems: prevention culture, diagnosis capabilities, and early treatment," Bronsoler explains. He has partnered with a low-cost suite of private clinics that offer unlimited consultations for an annual fixed fee and is studying what effects this model of care could have on health outcomes.
|Glenn Ellison receives the Distinguished Fellow Award from the Industrial Organization Society
Ellison was recognized for his "fundamental contributions in several subfields of economics" at the 2019 International Industrial Organization Conference in Boston, MA.
|David Autor is a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient
David Autor, Ford Professor of Economics, won an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for project titled: 'Depopulism:' How the Inversion of the Rural-Urban Age Gradient Shapes the Diverging Economic and Political Geography of the U.S. and other Industrialized Countries.
|Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream
"In this new book, MIT economists Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson recommend private/public partnerships that invest heavily in science funding, which can spur spin-off industries and job growth that reach all regions of the country, reduce the country's growing economic inequality, and sustain American leadership."
|Indira Puri named a 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow
Rising second-year Economics PhD student Indira Puri has been awarded a 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. She will be back at MIT after completing her Masters degree in Computer Science at Stanford this year, where she also served as chair of the Stanford Women in Computer Science.
|MIT News: Daron Acemoglu studies democracy's influence on economic growth
Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics Daron Acemoglu shows in his paper, "Democracy Does Cause Growth," that democracy significantly increases development.
|Economics' Emily Gallagher and Claire Walsh (J-PAL) receive MIT 2019 Outstanding Contributor Awards!
The MIT Excellence Awards acknowledge the extraordinary efforts made by members of our community toward fulfilling the goals, values, and mission of the Institute.
|David Autor, the academic voice of the American worker // The Economist
Professor David Autor's research has become "enormously influential, in large part because of his groundbreaking work on the effects on American workers of China's extraordinary rise." Photo credit to Lauren Crow.
|Lord Nicholas Stern calls the next 20 years of climate action "absolutely defining" for society
Shown here with students following his April 9 Undergraduate Economics Association lecture, Stern called the drive to net zero carbon dioxide emissions "absolutely fundamental." Visit the link to view the MIT News write-up of the talk.
|Josh Angrist named 2019 MacVicar Faculty Fellow
Ford Professor of Economics, Josh Angrist, has been named one of four 2019 Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellows, MIT's highest honor in undergraduate teaching. He will be honored on Friday, March 8, from 2 - 4pm in Room 6-120, during MacVicar Day.
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