Prediction Markets | MIT Report

CAREER ADVICE   |   10 minutes  |   December 2, 2016

This MIT report delves into the world of prediction markets and the technologies surrounding them. Join David Shrier, Dhaval Adjodah, Weige Wu and Alex “Sandy” Pentland as they explore the rise and evolution of prediction markets.


4 themes you will explore with this MIT report:
  1. The definition and origin of prediction markets, as well as the power of human-computer collaboration.
  2. The journey that prediction markets have taken in the Gartner Hype Cycle, and where they’re at right now.
  3. The relationship between the global financial crisis of 2008 and recent evolution of prediction markets.
  4. The future of prediction markets, including new data and technologies and application areas.
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