The complex effects of colonial rule in Indonesia

By Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office Image collage: Christine Daniloff, MIT Evidence links Dutch-era sugar production and greater economic activity today. The areas of Indonesia where Dutch colonial rulers built a huge sugar-producing industry in…

Model beats Wall Street analysts in forecasting business…

Using limited data, this automated system predicts a company’s quarterly sales. Knowing a company’s true sales can help determine its value. Investors, for instance, often employ financial analysts to predict a company’s upcoming earnings using…