People greatly overestimate how conservative people were in the past, leading to an exaggerated impression of liberal progress, according to a study by Yale SOM’s Jason Dana and Adam Mastroianni of Columbia Business School.
Europeans may be able to choose among app stores that offer lower fees or different specialties. A small messaging service may be able to interoperate with WhatsApp. Prof. Fiona Scott Morton on how the EU's Digital Markets Act could remake big tech.
Yale Law School’s Daniel Markovits argues that rather than democratizing American society, meritocracy has contributed to increasing inequality and the decline of the middle class.
A study by Yale SOM’s Song Ma shows that companies tend to invest in startups when they are struggling, in order to gain access to innovation and shore up an area of weakness.
Leverage-induced fire sales contributed to the worst stock market crashes in history. Prof. Kelly Shue studied account-level data from the Chinese market crash in 2015 to illuminate how much leverage matters.
Women inventors are less likely to have their patent applications approved than men. But that disparity dips if an examiner can’t guess an inventor’s gender from her name.
Kristel Van der Elst ’02 explains how strategic foresight can prepare organizations to be robust whatever the future holds.
Yale Insights is talking with the scholars and practitioners who are providing the expertise and leadership to make the adaptation and mitigation of this unprecedented challenge a reality.
COVID-19 has created leadership challenges for every kind of organization. Some are working to help the sick or the hungry, or to maintain vital services. All are scrambling to stay connected with their employees and remain economically viable. We've been talking with Yale SOM alumni about the challenges that they are facing, and hearing about their professional and personal lives during the global pandemic.
All leaders encounter complex situations without easy answers, where they must navigate conflicting priorities, cultural differences, and human emotion. We talked with Yale SOM alumni about how they draw on their core values in critical moments.