Male Scientists Praise Their Own Research More
According to a study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Olav Sorenson, male scientists are more likely than their women colleagues to use words like “novel,” “excellent,” and “unique” to describe their own work in the titles and abstracts of research articles.
Aspiring to Be the Next Silicon Valley? Think Twice
A study by Yale SOM researchers suggests that when venture capital funding in a metropolitan area increases, industries with customers outside the region suffer and income inequality widens.
For Top Venture Capital Firms, Success Breeds Success
Most investing success is short lived, but venture capital is an exception, with top VCs beating the average year after year. A new study finds that consistent returns owe as much to a firm’s reputation and early luck as the smarts of its employees.
Insights Animation: Why Integrated Cities Produce More Startups
Venture capital investments in more racially integrated cities are more effective, producing more innovation and economic growth. Yale SOM’s Olav Sorenson explains why that might be.
Why Do Women Inventors Win Fewer Patents?
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.
Do Startups Pay Less?
Today, many young people are forgoing careers at established firms to join startups. Yale SOM’s Olav Sorenson investigated whether they are making the right financial choice.
Integrated Communities Benefit More from Venture Capital
A new study suggests that mixing people of diverse backgrounds leads to more innovation and more economic growth.
Does Crowdfunding Make Capital Available to More Startups?
A new paper shows that Kickstarter is funding startups outside traditional venture capital hubs, and can later increase venture capital investment in an area.
Restricting Employment Restrictions
Research shows that limiting enforcement of non-compete agreements encourages entrepreneurship and economic growth.
Could Crowdfunding Reshape Entrepreneurship?
Yale’s Olav Sorenson explains how crowdfunding can change entrepreneurship and what’s necessary for that to happen.