Based on two decades of experience with researching entrepreneurship and advising early-stage startups, Prof. Scott Stern and Prof. Joshua Gans have developed a conceptual framework that allows entrepreneurs to understand the key drivers and consequences of their strategic decisions. They have teamed up to develop an upcoming book, case package and teaching guide on Entrepreneurial Strategy.
The MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program is a capstone global initiative at MIT designed to help regions accelerate economic growth and job creation through innovation-driven entrepreneurship. Partner regions form multi-disciplinary teams and commit to a two-year learning engagement with MIT REAP. During this engagement, teams work with world-renowned MIT faculty and the broader MIT REAP community through a series of action-learning activities to build and implement a custom regional strategy for enhancing their IDE ecosystems
The economic importance of innovative activity brings with it an active debate on the effect of public policy on the innovation process. This annual series, sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research, brings the work of leading academic researchers to the broader policy community, presenting papers that demonstrate the role that economic theory and empirical analysis can play in evaluating policy.
The U.S. Cluster Mapping Project is a national initiative that provides open data on regional clusters and economies to support U.S. business, innovation and policy. Open to the public, the project provides interactive, robust data and tools to help users understand clusters and regional business environments, improve institutions, and locate appropriate partners across the country.
The Social Progress Imperative’s mission is to improve the quality of lives of people around the world by advancing global social progress. The Social Progress Index provides a robust, holistic and innovative measurement tool to guide countries’ choices to enable greater social progress and foster research and knowledge-sharing on the policies and investments that will best achieve that goal.