Many companies say that they are committed to diversity because it boosts firm performance. In a new study, Oriane Georgeac at Yale SOM and Aneeta Rattan at London Business School find that this explanation can have detrimental consequences for the very applicants that companies seek to attract.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Cece Calhoun ’21, a Yale sickle cell disease specialist. They discuss Calhoun’s journey from growing up in Detroit to a clinical and research career focused on the health of the Black community.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Ijeoma Opara of the Yale School of Public Health to talk about the impact of persistent violence on mental health among urban youth and the power of community-based participatory research.
Journalists Louise Story ’06 and Ebony Reed argue that understanding the grim history of race and money in the United States is key to building a more equitable future.
In a new study, Yale SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham and his co-authors use the transition to Medicare eligibility to test whether universal health coverage can help reduce racial disparities in health.
William Hite, Philadelphia’s superintendent of schools, describes how the system sought to create an inclusive process for rooting racism out of its structures.
In a new study, Yale SOM’s Michael Kraus and PhD graduate Jun Won Park found that activists working for social change value allies who are trustworthy and willing to defer to activists’ leadership.
The predictive software used to automate decision-making often discriminates against disadvantaged groups. A new approach devised by Soheil Ghili at Yale SOM and his colleagues could significantly reduce bias while still giving accurate results.
A series of studies co-authored by Yale SOM’s Michael Kraus have shown that Americans vastly underestimate the wealth gap facing Black Americans. The latest research shows that detailed data is more effective than personal narratives in improving their understanding.
A new study by Yale SOM’s Cydney Dupree finds that when politically conservative Black and Latinx Americans speak in mostly White settings, they are more likely than their liberal counterparts to adopt language associated with power, status, and ability.
Dr. Cecelia Calhoun ’21, a Yale physician with a focus on sickle cell disease, and Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman discuss the gargantuan but critical challenge of addressing the impact of systemic racism on the health of Black Americans.