The Role of Business after Roe
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, access to reproductive healthcare varies widely from state to state. In a recent Yale SOM conversation, alumni and faculty discussed how businesses can advocate for the preservation of that access on behalf of their employees, customers, and other stakeholders.
Are Student Loans Worth It?
We asked SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, whose current work focuses on assessing the costs and benefits of debtor protection policies and understanding the role that consumer debt plays in the macroeconomy, to put President Biden’s decision to forgive student debt in context.
Leading after Roe
Amanda Skinner ’08, CEO and president of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, discusses the consequences of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision for women’s health and economic lives, and for her organization.
Perceptions of Shifts in Public Opinion Are Wildly Off Base
People greatly overestimate how conservative people were in the past, leading to an exaggerated impression of liberal progress, according to a study by Yale SOM’s Jason Dana and Adam Mastroianni of Columbia Business School.
Getting Ready for the Next Pandemic
To do better in the next pandemic, Sherry Glied, dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, argues we must ensure that policymakers get answers to their most pressing questions. She joins Howie and Harlan in a conversation about incentivizing relevant research and systematically synthesizing data into actionable information.
Ethics and Public Health
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz talk with NYU’s Lauren Taylor about the “dirty hands problem” and other ethical dilemmas inherent in efforts to improve health.
Zeke Emanuel’s Provocative Advice on Making Healthcare Better
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading expert on health policy and medical ethics, for a conversation about how to bring greater efficiency and agility to the generation of healthcare knowledge.
Government Can Be the Solution
For investment banker Carol Samuels ’86, a key value is helping government make a difference in people’s lives, by applying financial tools and long-term thinking.
Lessons Learned about Vaccine Hesitancy
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Saad Omer, director of the Yale Institute for Global Health. They discuss mistakes made in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and how to avoid a crisis in childhood immunizations.
Mass Incarceration and Health
In the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Emily Wang, director of Yale’s SEICHE Center for Health and Justice, to discuss the health effects of mass incarceration on the imprisoned and their families and communities.
Controlling the Virus Is the Key to Reducing Inflation
Yale SOM’s William English, a former economist at the Federal Reserve, explains the role of COVID-19 in the spike in prices, considers how policymakers can respond, and confronts the sheer uncertainty of the times.