Diversity and Inclusion
Black Households Have Less Access to Banks
Why do some demographic groups visit banks less than others? According to a new study by Yale SOM’s Alexander Zentefis and the Fed’s Jung Sakong, the primary barrier for Black households is a lack of nearby branches.
Can Legal Cannabis Drive Racial and Economic Justice?
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.
Study Shows Bias Against Investment Recommendations from Women
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.
How Fair Is American Society?
Americans tend to be overly optimistic about economic equality between white and black citizens, according to a new study by Yale researchers.
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.
Can the Police Regain Trust?
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.
What do leaders need to understand about diversity?
In globalized, multicultural organizations, leaders need to learn to create value out of diversity.
Can we fix discrimination in markets?
Studies and anecdotal evidence suggest that 40 years after the civil rights era, African Americans still find themselves under scrutiny in retail stores and women pay higher prices at car dealerships. How can we ensure fair treatment in markets?