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Guest Column

Conflict of interest disclosure ‘no panacea’

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. […]


Food aid doing harm?

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 […]