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    • Predicting the obvious : a machine learning approach to superstar inventions ?

      Raymond, Lindsey Rebecca. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      While patent citations are a common way to measure innovative output, their use as a measure of invention quality involves a paradox. How can we use an ex-post measure of impact (the number of received citations) to identify ...
    • Quantifying a fair labor value for garment production through prediction of factory efficiency ?

      Mourabet, Jawad E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      Li&Fung is a world leader in logistics, sourcing, and procurement; connecting manufacturing vendors with major retail brands. Recently, there has been an increasing consumer demand for more sustainably produced and sourced ...
    • Essays in financial economics ?

      Montecinos Bravo, Alexis. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of three chapters on financial economics: an empirical analysis of government banks, a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model with financial intermediaries, and a DSGE model for capital ...