Josh Geballe ’02, Connecticut’s chief operating officer, explains the state’s controversial decision to switch to age-based eligibility for COVID vaccines—and says it likely saved lives.
- Paul Tucker, a former deputy governor of the Bank of England, says that giving central bankers too much power can lead to dangerous unintended consequences.
Randomized control trials may offer a tool for cost-effective, evidence-based policy making and perhaps even a deeper understanding of human behavior.
- Yale SOM’s Andrew Metrick and the Yale Program on Financial Stability are studying the global financial crisis of 2007-09, working to create the knowledge and tools to prepare the next generation of policymakers who find themselves in the eye of a monetary maelstrom.
- We asked Yale SOM faculty in operations, game theory, finance, and design: “What’s one change we could make to improve the way we vote in the U.S.?”
- We asked Yale SOM health economist Jason Abaluck how the expansion of low-cost, short-term insurance could affect consumers and the insurance markets.
New research suggests that the population of undocumented immigrants in the United States may be 22 million, nearly twice what has been believed.
- 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.
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, sees collectivism as a force that can transform a broken system and bring about a fair and equitable future.
What’s the role of the federal government in addressing the challenges facing Appalachian Ohio? Ray Daffner ’86 discusses the work of the Appalachian Regional Commission.
Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland talks about the people, poverty, politics, and possibilities of Appalachian Ohio.