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Top 10 Bitcoin Risks from Mark Williams at World Bank Conference 2014

Executive-in-Residence Mark Williams presented his top-10 risks associated with Bitcoin during the Virtual Currencies: Regulatory and Legal Challenges of New Peer-to-Peer Technologies in Financial Services panel at the 2014 World Bank Conference. His top-10 risks include: Bitcoin is not legal tender Extreme... More

Kira Fabrizio Wins 2014 Richard R. Nelson Prize

Assistant Professor Kira Fabrizio has been recognized for her article “Absorptive Capacity and the Search for Innovation," which examines the link between a firm’s absorptive capacity-building activities and the search process for innovation. More

New Paper from Shulamit Kahn Finds Gender Discrimination Irrelevant in Math-Intensive Fields

The image of a male-dominated academy persists, but references to gender discrimination are no longer a valid cause of women's underrepresentation in math-intensive fields. More

The Economist Cites Andrea Buffa’s Research

Co-written with Dimitri Vayanos and Paul Woolley of the London School of Economics, Buffa's new paper sheds light on an anomaly The Economist believes is a result of how investors choose fund managers. More

James Post: Market Basket “Victory” May Be an Illusion

After more than 40 days of protests, the parties finally reached “yes.” Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung hailed it as “People Win Over Profit. For Once.” I say, not so fast. More