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SOM Insights: The roots of America’s exceptional inequality

February 18, 2019

In Yale SOM’s Global Leadership course, political scientist Jacob Hacker discusses the policies and politics that have disproportionately benefited the rich.

Conference will examine gender equity, women’s rights in business settings

February 15, 2019

“Fempire: The Yale Conference on Women, Technology, and Power” will join industry leaders, activists, policymakers, and scholars at Yale SOM on Friday, March 1.

Making diversity work — Porter Braswell ’11 uses Yale as a model of success

February 14, 2019

Yale’s holistic view of diversity has been an inspiration to Braswell, now the CEO of the job platform Jopwell and author of the book “Let Them See You.”

SOM Insights: Professor Paul Bracken on the U.S. action against Huawei

February 13, 2019

Bracken, an expert on global competition, discusses the U.S. government’s criminal charges against the Chinese tech company and what’s likely to happen next.

SOM Insights: What riddles teach us about the human mind

February 4, 2019

Yale SOM’s Shane Frederick investigated why certain riddles confound us. He found that these “stumpers” expose mental models that blind us to possible answers.

School of Management alumni network thrives in China

January 31, 2019

SOM’s presence is being felt across sectors in China, where an expanding economy is providing more opportunities for a network of nearly 200 graduates.

SOM Insights: Zoë Chance on the standoff between Pelosi and Trump

January 25, 2019

Chance, an assistant professor of marketing at the School of Management and an expert in influence and persuasion, weighs in on the battle over the shutdown.

SOM research in the real world

January 18, 2019

Faculty members Bryan Kelly, Julia DiBenigno, and Tristan Botelho study different fields, but they share a commitment to doing work that isn’t just theoretical.

Alumni startup helps students tame college debt

January 17, 2019

Co-founded by SOM alumni Will Sealy and Paul Joo, Summer unites tech and policy expertise in an app that guides borrowers through the maze of government loans.

SOM Insights: Will machine learning transform finance?

January 14, 2019

Data may well be the natural resource that defines this century. Charles Elkan of Goldman Sachs offers context and implications for finance.