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Spring 2022 IDE Lunch Seminar Series

May 05, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

These informal lunch seminars include early results from current MIT research projects and guest presentations from our Digital Economy network. Some seminars are recorded and made available online. Please continue to check this space for an updated agenda, more sessions will be added below.

View Fall 2021 Seminar videos here.

  • February 17 - Catherine Tucker, MIT Sloan School of Management "Data Deserts and Inequality" [No Recording Available for this Talk]
  • March 3 - Ziad Obermeyer, UC Berkeley "Diagnosing Physician Error with Machine Learning"
  • March 10 - Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University Broad College of Business  "Is Seeking Information on Social Media Harmful to your Health? Video Analytics to Identify Authoritative Sources of Health Information on YouTube"
  • March 24 - Damon McCoy, NYU "Cybersecurity for Democracy: Providing Independent Auditing Frameworks for Platform Accountability" (Joint seminar with MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems and Society)
  • April 7 - Steven Tadelis, UC Berkeley ""Using Donald Trump’s COVID-19 Vaccine Endorsement to Give Public Health a Shot in the Arm: A Large-Scale Ad Experiment"
  • April 14 - Daniel Rock, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania "work2vec: Measuring the Latent Structure of the Labor Market"
  • *April 19 - Filippo Menczer, Indiana University (Joint seminar with MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems and Society) "Hacking Online Virality"
  • April 21 - Scott Kominers, Harvard Business School
  • May 5 - Kristina McElheran, University of Toronto, Scarborough and Rotman
  • May 12 - Geoffrey Parker, MIT IDE+ Svenja Falk, Accenture "Digital Decoupling" [Register Here]
*The April 19 Seminar will be held on a Tuesday, all other dates are Thursday's.