In his latest book, economist Robert Townsend surveys how “distributed ledger” technologies can help emerging economies and many industries.
Teaching community organizers via WhatsApp yields encouraging results in South Africa, according to MIT Governance Lab research.
MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab to launch research center at American University in Cairo
J-PAL research center will focus on evidence-based policy-making to reduce poverty in the Middle East and North Africa.
The startup macro-eyes uses artificial intelligence to improve vaccine delivery and patient scheduling.
Anthropologist honored by MIT students as "a mentor, a role model, and someone who is truly making a difference."
Some 40 students pull off a global virtual hackathon in less than two weeks.
The MIT Humanitarian Supply Chain lab led a blended supply chain management course with Addis Ababa University.
Mutongi discusses the connection between Kenyan widows and the #MeToo movement, myths of African entrepreneurship, and the wider implications of her research.