A new Yale study says that a partnership with the Dollar General retail chain, which is being considered by the CDC, could bring vaccination sites substantially closer to low-income, Black, and Hispanic households in many parts of the United States.
- We asked Yale SOM health economist Jason Abaluck how the expansion of low-cost, short-term insurance could affect consumers and the insurance markets.
- Yale SOM’s Paul Bracken, an expert in political science and strategy, says that Brexit is just one of the political and economic disruptions reshaping Europe.
- Yale SOM economist Barbara Biasi studied what actually happened when some school districts in Wisconsin started paying partly based on effectiveness.
- We asked Barbara Biasi, a labor economist with a focus on education, about this year’s teachers' strikes and the wider implications of how we compensate teachers.
- A new study found that local disruptions, whether hurricanes or economic booms, affect the national economy differently depending partly on how much an area’s industries are connected to other sectors and regions.
U.S. antitrust laws, Yale SOM’s Fiona Scott Morton says, were written when new technology meant “typewriters and buggy whips and bicycles.” She assembled a group of economists and legal scholars to examine areas in which enforcement is out of sync with a changing economy.
- President Trump has imposed a series of tariffs, raising tensions with allies and prompting other countries to respond in kind. We asked Yale SOM’s Peter K. Schott, who studies how firms and workers respond to globalization, to assess the current climate.
- A study co-authored by Yale SOM researchers Florian Ederer and Song Ma suggests that “killer acquisitions” by pharmaceutical companies are potentially limiting the number of new treatments available.
- We asked Prof. William B. English, who spent more than two decades as an economist at the Fed, to interpret new Fed chair Jerome Powell's first Open Market Committee meeting.
- When companies automatically enroll employees in retirement plans, the employees save more money for their later years. But the extra savings may exact a pre-retirement toll on their finances.