With ‘Zero Visibility’ into the Russian Economy, the IMF is Parroting Putin’s Line
Rather than admitting ignorance, write Yale’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Stephen Roach, and Steven Tian, the IMF is accepting the Kremlin’s statistics—and fueling pessimism about the impact of sanctions.
Business Leaders Must Demand Truth over Tantrums
Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld argues that business leaders have to speak out about the U.S. government shutdown and create a path out of the political stalemate.
Three Questions: Prof. Stephen Roach on Who Wins in the U.S.-China Trade War
Yale’s Stephen Roach argues that the two countries are actually in a “codependent” relationship—meaning each needs the other to offset imbalances in their system.
In Post-Khashoggi Saudi Arabia, Business Leaders Have a Chance to Fill a Moral Void
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and journalist Roya Hakakian write that continued business activism can help bring about positive change in the Middle East.
Three Questions: Prof. David Bach on Doing Business with Saudi Arabia
Professor David Bach answers questions about how businesses should weigh the risks and reputational costs in how they respond to the disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Three Questions: Prof. Paul Bracken on Europe after Brexit
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.
Is There Reason for Optimism on Climate Change?
Yale’s Dan Esty points to hopeful signs of progress on a bottom-up response to climate change in the wake of the Paris Agreement.
Does Data Mean Insight?
Stephan Gans, chief insights and analytics officer for PepsiCo, makes the case for data and judgment.
Is Videoconferencing Still the Future?
The age of the video call has arrived, just as science fiction predicted. Scott Wharton ’95, who leads video collaboration at Logitech, talks about the potential of videoconferencing and the steps needed to make it ubiquitous.
Three Questions: Prof. Peter K. Schott on Tariffs and Trade Wars
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.
Three Questions: Prof. David Bach on the Reach of European Privacy Regulations
A change to European privacy rules has unleashed a flood of emails about updated privacy policies to customers all over the world. We asked Yale SOM’s David Bach why.