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Insurance for an uncertain climate

In December, negotiators at the Paris climate meeting adopted insurance as an instrument to aid climate adaptation. Earlier in the year, the leaders of the G7 pledged to bring climate insurance to 400 million uninsured individuals ...

dateMar 24, 2016 in Environment
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A cleaner ballot box

An effort to clean up local elections in Brazil has yielded new evidence about the prevalence of "voter buying" in one of the world's largest democracies. A study co-authored by an MIT political scientist finds that audits ...

dateJan 28, 2016 in Social Sciences
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