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To solve the problem of gerrymandering, look to old wisdom

January 30, 2024

A new paper co-authored by Yale political scientist Kevin DeLuca offers a novel way to reduce partisan bias in legislative districting.

A data renaissance in Yale’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

January 30, 2024

Yale’s Department of Statistics and Data Science has expanded and evolved, featuring an influx of new faculty and the creation of new connections across campus.

Evaluating the power of networks in trade and economic development

January 26, 2024

A new Yale co-led study examines how firm-level benefits propagate through domestic production networks among developing and wealthier countries.

Seeing new possibilities for environmental regulation in emerging markets

January 18, 2024

In a Q&A, Yale economist Nick Ryan discusses his recent research on energy and environmental policy in developing countries and his path into the field.

Yale predoctoral program offers mentorship and a crash course in research

January 16, 2024

A two-year political science fellowship at Yale gives prospective doctoral students the opportunity to ramp up their skills and confidence in the field.

Tech governance research offers lessons for offline civic engagement

January 10, 2024

A new Yale study of a company’s push to incentivize users to contribute to governance could help in developing policies to improve voter representation.

Eduardo Dávila’s research explores welfare and the macroeconomy

January 9, 2024

In a Q&A, the Yale economist discusses the origins of his work on how financial policies impact people’s welfare, and how he is applying research to policy.

Better together: Alum helps foster development in Southeast Asia

January 2, 2024

Jackson grad Dira Fabrian represents her native Indonesia with a regional organization that promotes economic, social, and cultural progress in the region.

Raise the bar: Research-based ideas to improve your 2024

January 2, 2024

Yale School of Management faculty members offer suggestions to help you make your new year healthier, more rewarding, and more prosperous.

Exploring gender differences in persisting at challenging career paths

December 21, 2023

Yale researcher Maria Kogelnik measures differences in how men and women form beliefs about their future performance in response to feedback.