Job connectivity improves resiliency in US cities, study finds

What makes urban labor markets more resilient? This is the question at the heart of a new study published in Nature Communications by members of MIT's Connection Science Group. The researchers in this study, including MIT ...

Sweden's light-touch pandemic strategy increases inequalities

The Swedish corona strategy means that some sections of society are unequally affected by the pandemic. A shutdown or possibly tougher restrictions could have provided better opportunities for different occupational groups, ...

Lift teacher status to improve student performance

Australia needs to lift the status of teachers to attract the best and brightest to teaching. The world's top-performing school systems make it a national priority to attract the strongest candidates. Improving teacher selection ...