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In 1989, the MIT Commission on Industrial Productivity produced the Made in America report. One of the recommendations of Made in America was to establish the Industrial Performance Center (IPC) to carry on the interdisciplinary investigations of industrial productivity, innovation, and competitiveness that the Commission had begun.

Established in 1991, with the help of a major grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the IPC has brought together faculty and students from all five MIT Schools in research collaborations on industry. Since its inception, the faculty, students and affiliates of the IPC have produced numerous books, articles, papers and other publications that have advanced the understanding of strategic, technological, and organizational developments in a broad range of industries.

Featured Publications

The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines
By David Autor, Elisabeth Reynolds, David Mindell
MIT, 2020
Compressed Development
By D. Hugh Whittaker, Timothy Sturgeon, Tianbiao Zhu, and Toshie Okita
Oxford University Press, 2020

Publication List

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Frank Levy and Young-Hee Yu, Offshoring Radiology Services to India, , 2006
Timothy J. Sturgeon and Frank Levy, Services Offshoring Working Group Final Report, , 2006
Arnaldo Camuffo, Andrea Furlan and Pietro Romano, Customer-Supplier Integration in the Italian High Precision Air Conditioning Industry, IPC, 2005
Arnaldo Camuffo and Fabrizio Gerli, The Competent Production Supervisor: A model for effective performance, IPC, 2005
Arnaldo Camuffo, Andrea Furlan and Enrico Rettore, Risk Sharing in Supplier Relations: An Agency Model for the Italian Air Conditioning Industry, IPC, 2005
Arnaldo Camuffo, Andrea Furlan and Roberto Grandinetti, Knowledge and capabilities in subcontractors' evolution: The Italian case, IPC, 2005
Arnaldo Camuffo, Andrea Furlan, Pietro Romano and Andrea Vinelli, Breathing Shoes and Complementarities: How Geox has rejuvenated the footwear industry, IPC, 2005