James McNerney is a postdoctoral associate at the Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS) at MIT. Formerly, he was a graduate fellow at the Santa Fe Institute and Boston University, where he completed his Ph.D. in physics on the topic of price evolution of technologies. He has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Boston University. His research interests are in understanding how physical and engineering variables relate to economic variables at all scales, from single devices and machines to industries and whole economies.
Contact: jmcn at mit dot edu