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SOM Insights: Jack Balkin on Facebook and the risks of ‘data capitalism’

May 18, 2018

What does the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica scandal say about the risks of trusting Facebook and other tech companies with our data?

SOM Insights Animation: Why integrated cities produce more startups

May 14, 2018

Investments in more racially integrated cities are more effective, producing more innovation and economic growth. Yale SOM’s Olav Sorenson explains why.

Former Mexican president: Mexico and Canada, don’t cave to Trump

May 8, 2018

What the U.S. government seeks is not to modernize NAFTA but rather to get an agreement that would destroy trade and investment among the three partners.

SOM Insights: Why is my boss incompetent?

April 25, 2018

SOM’s Kelly Shue set out to test the famous Peter Principle — that employees are promoted to their “level of incompetence.” Her findings may not surprise you.

Meet the pitch-off competition winners from Startup Yale

April 24, 2018

As part of the Tsai CITY-sponsored event, teams of entrepreneurs vied for five $25,000 awards with themes including sustainability, healthcare, and education.

Yale economist examines cost and value of higher ed

April 20, 2018

What’s the value of an engineering degree versus an M.B.A.? Using applied econometrics, labor economist Joseph Altonji looks at questions like this and others.

Building on strength: School of Management expands finance faculty

April 19, 2018

Thanks to new faculty members Tobias J. Moskowitz, Kelly Shue, Stefano Giglio, and Bryan T. Kelly, Yale SOM’s finance group is stronger than ever.

Yale Innovation Summit to feature panel on Asian biotech partnerships

April 18, 2018

The May 9 panel will focus on “future opportunities for advancing biotech” through collaborations between the West and China, Asia, and Chinese investors.

SOM Insights: Professor Shyam Sunder on why we pay taxes

April 17, 2018

In time for Tax Day, Yale SOM’s Shyam Sunder offers novel perspectives on taxes, how we feel about them — and whether they’re even necessary.

SOM Insights: Why do women inventors win fewer patents?

April 13, 2018

Researchers from the Yale School of Management argue that eliminating the gender disparity in patent approvals is crucial to increasing economic innovation.