KNIGHT, GAMI AND LIU: Selling our right to vote

April 19, 2013 • 0
We agree that the deteriorating environment is a pressing issue, and one that we as a University should address. However, divestment is not an effective means to do so.

Conflict of interest disclosure ‘no panacea’

February 21, 2012 • 25
Daylian Cain, assistant professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management, is an expert in conflicts of interest, especially cases in which one person has interests at odds with another individual for whom he or she serves as an adviser. He spoke to the News about disclosure regulation in the financial industry. Q. »
U.S. soliders distribute food and humanitarian aid to an Afghan village. A new Yale study has food aid is correlated with increased levels of civil war.

Food aid doing harm?

February 14, 2012 • 3
New research supports the controversial conclusion that foreign aid can actually harm recipient countries. A new working paper by researchers including Yale assistant economics professor Nancy Qian has found evidence that American food aid to developing countries may hurt those countries more than it helps. Qian described the unintended consequences as potentially devastating, by spurring »