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A Fast-Moving Labor Force Doesn’t Always Indicate a Healthy Job Market
For a new study, Yale SOM’s Kevin Donovan and his co-authors gathered data from 49 countries, including developing economies. They found that rapid job turnover is linked to a lower GDP per capita.
How Property Tax Foreclosure Accelerates Gentrification and Magnifies the Racial Wealth Gap
Non-white homeowners are at disproportionate risk of losing their homes over unpaid property taxes, shows new research from Yale SOM’s Cameron LaPoint.
Collaboration Can Close Healthcare Gaps—But It Isn’t Easy
Collaboration among organizations and across sectors can help, said a group of leaders at the Yale Healthcare Conference—but it must be pursued strategically.
It’s Time to Disentangle from China
As the risks of dependence on China become more apparent, a few companies are diversifying their supply chains. But inertia and short-term thinking are keeping many companies tethered to markets and suppliers in the world’s second-largest economy, write Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian and investor Kyle Bass.
Creating a Culture of Sustainability in Homebuilding
Sustainably built homes cost more up front, but factor in resiliency, indoor air quality, and the costs to heat and cool, and the cost calculus looks quite different, says Aaron Smith ’16.
Expanding the Pathways from School to a Career
Washington state’s collective action approach to career-connected learning expands students’ horizons, connects employers to their future workforce, and builds community, says Maud Daudon ’83 of Career Connect Washington.
Could Better Rules Have Saved Silicon Valley Bank?
Was the closure of Silicon Valley Bank in March a failure of regulation? Greg Feldberg, director of research at the Yale Program on Financial Stability, recently investigated what could have happened if tighter regulations had applied to SVB. He found that better rules could have made a difference.
Virtual Lecture: Silicon Valley Bank and the Anatomy of a Bank Run
In this extended video, Prof. Andrew Metrick, director of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, explains why Silicon Valley Bank failed earlier this year, and what the collapse tells us about banking, bailouts, and the nature of financial crises.
Green Investing Could Push Polluters to Emit More Greenhouse Gases
One common approach to sustainable investing is to provide capital for companies with low carbon emissions and withhold it for high-emissions firms. Research co-authored by Yale SOM’s Kelly Shue shows this approach can backfire.
Why Connecticut’s Investments Are Underperforming
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian and their team found that Connecticut’s return on its pension fund investments is among the worst in the nation. Their analysis of all 50 states offers some avenues for improvement.