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  • Faculty Viewpoints: The Economic Policy Response

    In an online conversation, Yale faculty members discussed the steps already taken to prevent the COVID-19 crisis from turning into economic catastrophe, and the need for more effective healthcare policies.
    A food bank distributing food at an event on May 8, 2020, in Massapequa, New York. Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images.
  • Faculty Viewpoints: A Global View

    In an online conversation, Yale SOM faculty members discussed diverging responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for global cooperation. 
    Cobblers wearing face masks at Kenyatta Market in Nairobi, Kenya, in April 2020. Photo: Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
  • Feeding First Responders

    John Wang SOM/YLS ’09, founder of the Queens Night Market, describes transforming the community camaraderie and diverse food that made the market a draw into a project to feed first responders.

    A takeout box decorated to look like a hospital, with the text "thank you"
  • Faculty Viewpoints: Preventing a Financial Crisis

    In an online event hosted by the Bank for International Settlement, Andrew Metrick, director of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, discussed the actions that governments have already taken to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from sparking a full-blown financial crisis, and the challenges still to come. 
    The Bank of International Settlement in Basel
  • Faculty Viewpoints: The Evolving Workplace

    In an online event, Yale SOM faculty members discussed the sudden transformation of the workplace forced by COVID-19 and the potential for more lasting change.
    A man working from home with a dog in his lap
  • Providing Childcare for First Responders 

    The childcare provider Bright Horizons, founded by Linda Mason ’80, has pivoted to open centers for the children of first responders. Mason says that however devastating the impacts of the pandemic, there are reasons for hope and pride in this crucible moment.

    A teacher with a mask and a group of children
  • What’s Next in the Fight against COVID-19?

    Experts from schools in the Global Network for Advanced Management discussed what we have learned over the first weeks of the pandemic and what it tells us about what comes next.
    A collage of images of empty streets around the world
  • Guiding Family Firms During a Pandemic

    Seán O’Dowd ’03 of Silvercrest Asset Management, who works with family firms, says that while conservatively managed businesses are well positioned to handle an ordinary crisis, even well-run small-and medium-sized firms need help from the government right now.

    An illustration of images from a variety of industries
  • Opening Restaurants in a Pandemic

    Seth Goldman ’95, the co-founder of Honest Tea and chair of Beyond Meat, was opening PLNT Burger, a new chain of plant-based restaurants, as the global pandemic struck. 

    An illustration of a plant-based burger