Economic science for the world’s most challenging problems

Humanity faces urgent challenges—challenges whose solutions depend on marrying advanced technical and scientific capabilities with a deep understanding of the world's political, cultural, and economic complexities.

L. Rafael Reif
MIT President

Ben Bernanke PhD ’79 Awarded a Share of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Five From MIT Elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2021
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Economics and Well-Being
Economics Department Hailed as “Rare Jewel”
Stephen Morris Named Inaugural Peter A. Diamond Professor of Economics
Computing and Artificial Intelligence: Humanistic Perspectives from MIT
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How Do Governments Shape the Course of Innovation?
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