Business

Finding the religious in the secular with Kathryn Lofton

November 14, 2017

Kathryn Lofton, professor of religious studies, American studies, and history, discusses her new book “Consuming Religion.”

Quantum computing startup inspired by Yale expertise announces new funding

November 14, 2017

A startup founded by by scientists Michel Devoret, Luigi Frunzio, and Robert Schoelkopf, has raised $18 million to build the first useful quantum computer.

Robbing blue states to pay red

November 14, 2017

A new spoils system based on state partisanship wouldn’t just poison our politics. It could also cripple our economic future.

SOM Insights: Social media, the corporation, and the state

November 13, 2017

Professor Shyam Sunder assesses some of the complications that arise when multinational corporations become implicated in political questions.

Aven offers inside account of the making of modern Russia

November 13, 2017

Russia's former minister of foreign economic relations discussed the challenges of establishing a market economy in that nation.

Businessman, philanthropist Mikhail Fridman on achieving success today

November 13, 2017

Fridman, co-founder of LetterOne, talked about his rise from humble beginnings and his role as a supporter of Jewish and other causes.

SOM students discover: What can you get for a paperclip?

November 10, 2017

The assignment was simple: Walk up to a stranger with a paperclip and convince him or her to trade it for something bigger and better. Then keep trading upward.

SOM Insights: Finance professor James Choi on the future of the 401(k)

November 7, 2017

James Choi discusses how the proposed changes by Republican lawmakers in the way most 401(k) plans are taxed might alter the way people save for retirement.

SOM Silver Scholars Program paved the way for alumna’s international career

November 7, 2017

Mena Cammett reflects on how she accelerated her career through the Silver Scholars Program, which lets ambitious students start an MBA right after college.

Yale SOM-Sequoia China Leadership Program welcomes second class

November 6, 2017

The second Yale SOM-Sequoia Leadership Program was held Oct. 28-31 at Yale Center Beijing.