Personal finance: Popular authors vs. economists

April 27, 2023

Much of what personal finance gurus suggest is at odds with economic research, but they can bring insights into human nature that economists sometimes miss.

Sermons with stories of debt can help churchgoers stay frugal

April 19, 2023

How do narratives influence economic choices? A recent study co-authored by Yale’s Thomas Steffen and Brett Campbell focused on one source of stories: sermons.

PODCAST: Unpacking the complexities of labor market dynamics

April 10, 2023

Yale’s Kevin Donovan discusses his research on growth transitions, labor market dynamics, and constraints to firm growth in low- and middle-income countries.

Can AI help design a more appealing car?

April 5, 2023

Yale SOM’s Alex Burnap shows how machine learning can identify promising models and help designers generate new designs to iterate on more quickly.

Health & Veritas: Coffee’s health effects, equity in healthcare, and more

April 5, 2023

Howie and Harlan explore a new study about the daily health effects of coffee and discuss equity and quality in healthcare with a medical society CEO.

Yale School of Management launches new Swensen Asset Management Institute

April 4, 2023

The new center will further the study and practice of asset management by supporting research, convening thought leaders, and funding scholarships for students.

Health & Veritas PODCAST: Doctors and mental health

April 3, 2023

Michael Ivy, a surgeon and Yale New Haven Health’s deputy chief medical officer, discusses mental health issues facing physicians and shares his own experience.

The Fed’s many-headed dilemma

March 24, 2023

Yale’s William B. English discusses how the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank made the Federal Reserve’s complicated task of controlling inflation even harder.

Why accountability needs an upgrade

March 23, 2023

In a new book, two Yale researchers argue for looking beyond blame and embracing a form of accountability based on clear communication and mutual trust.

The decades-long effort to account for the value of natural resources

March 22, 2023

In a Q&A, Eli Fenichel discusses his work to get the government on track to account for the use of natural capital and integrate that data into decision...