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Jan 20, 2015. Posted by Ezra Glenn

First report of Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation offers new framework for assessment.

When a person lives on less than $2 a day — as some 2.7 billion people around the world do — there isn’t room for a product like a solar lantern or a water filter to fail.

It’s a challenge development agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and consumers themselves face every day: With so many products on the market, how do you choose the right one?

Feb 03, 2015 - 6:00 PM
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Jan 20, 2015. Posted by Ezra Glenn

Now in its fifteenth year, the Competition matches graduate students with
affordable housing development professionals and provides students with the
opportunity to combine classroom experience with real-world practice in
affordable-housing development. The competition integrates a wide range of
academic subjects and innovative ideas to spark new interest in the housing
issues affecting Greater Boston. Students learn the multilevel process of
design and production and the value of partnering with housing

Jan 16, 2015. Posted by Ezra Glenn

DUSP Alum Roberto Guerrero Compeán (PhD 2014) has been awarded the Banamex Economics Award from the Banco Nacional de Mexico for his dissertation on "Vulnerability, livelihoods, and global warming in Mexico: the impact of climatic shocks in global welfare."

Jan 08, 2015. Posted by Ezra Glenn

Samuel Tak Lee MIT Real Estate Entrepreneurship Lab to include focus on China.