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.
In this conversation, Christina Whatley and Michael Kraus talk about the challenges of being a racial minority student at SOM and on the Yale campus.
A new study co-authored by Yale SOM's Michael Kraus shows that deeply ingrained social behaviors play a role in perpetuating economic inequality.
A new study suggests that white Americans who hold liberal socio-political views use language that makes them appear less competent in an effort to get along with racial minorities.
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.
Ebele Ifedigbo ’16, co-founder of The Hood Incubator, discusses how the legal cannabis industry can be a tool for repairing damage done to communities of color by the war on drugs.
Women in the investment profession face a double standard even when objective information on their performance is available and their evaluators are incentivized to not discriminate, according to a new study by researchers at the Yale School of Management and the Columbia Business School.
Americans tend to be overly optimistic about economic equality between white and black citizens, according to a new study by Yale researchers.
A new study suggests that mixing people of diverse backgrounds leads to more innovation and more economic growth.
The United States is engaged in a fraught debate over the role of police in the community. Yale Law School professor Tracey Meares describes what’s at stake and proposes approaches to reform.
In globalized, multicultural organizations, leaders need to learn to create value out of diversity.