How will holiday shopping be different this year?

Experts have tips for your holiday shopping, including how to save some money, what'll be different this year, and what to get Gen Z.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers • futurity
Nov. 23, 2022 ~8 min

Expert: Musk’s engineer ideas can’t fix Twitter

When Elon Musk bought Twitter, "My expectation was that it would eventually kill the platform," says Cliff Lampe.

Morgan Sherburne-Michigan • futurity
Nov. 22, 2022 ~4 min


Is the digital dollar the future of money?

With the US considering a digital currency, an expert explains how it could help consumers and businesses and concerns the idea raises.

Heather Stephenson-Tufts • futurity
Nov. 22, 2022 ~14 min

Expert: Musk’s engineer ideas can’t fix Twitter

When Elon Musk bought Twitter, "My expectation was that it would eventually kill the platform," says Cliff Lampe.

Morgan Sherburne-Michigan • futurity
Nov. 22, 2022 ~4 min

How to design clean energy subsidies that work – without wasting money on free riders

Start high, drop fast and avoid the free-riders: How to design subsidies that can boost clean energy in the US and elsewhere.

Tiruwork B. Tibebu, Ph.D. Student, Rochester Institute of Technology • conversation
Nov. 21, 2022 ~8 min

Study: Automation drives income inequality

New data suggest most of the growth in the wage gap since 1980 comes from automation displacing less-educated workers.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News • mit
Nov. 21, 2022 ~8 min

Should stores crack down on ‘serial returners’?

Big retailers could save money by tightening their return policies. But how to do it without lots of customer backlash?

Rachel Cramer-Iowa State • futurity
Nov. 18, 2022 ~8 min

Job seekers like companies that say Black Lives Matter

Prospective employees are drawn to businesses that publicly declare support for Black Lives Matter, research finds.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Nov. 17, 2022 ~5 min


Why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

Family CEOs are more likely to make employees feel positive about their workplace and stay longer, finds a new study.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 3, 2022 ~6 min

The “last mile” from credentials to employment

Digital Credentials Consortium’s new report explores barriers to adoption.

MIT Open Learning • mit
Nov. 3, 2022 ~8 min

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