Recent Submissions

  • Essays on the production of innovation 

    Chavda, Ankur. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    Innovation is central to both the competitive strategy of many firms and gains in productivity that lead to economic growth. How do we improve our ability to produce innovations? This dissertation studies three aspects of ...
  • Essays on automated vehicles and the future of mobility 

    Naumov, Sergey A. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    Automated vehicle (AV) and electric vehicle (EV) technologies are expected to substantially reduce the negative externalities of driving. Combined with ubiquitous ride-hailing platforms that facilitate ride-sharing (pooling), ...
  • Essays on collective intelligence and the future of work 

    Duhaime, Erik P. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    This dissertation considers how information technologies have enabled new ways of organizing work. The first essay investigates how artificial intelligence (AI) systems will impact the field of medical diagnostics. While ...

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