What does the data say about making the most of 2019? We asked Yale SOM faculty to share self-improvement tips based on their research.
A study from Yale SOM’s Florian Ederer suggests that when individuals or organizations don’t fully understand how they’re being ranked, they’re likely to work harder for higher ratings.
The best explanation for why prices go up, Yale's Robert Shiller writes, may be that we expect them to—until we don’t.
A new study co-authored by Yale SOM's Michael Kraus shows that deeply ingrained social behaviors play a role in perpetuating economic inequality.
Randomized control trials may offer a tool for cost-effective, evidence-based policy making and perhaps even a deeper understanding of human behavior.
When you’re trying to lose weight, boost your grades, or improve your golf game, is comparing yourself to a top performer discouraging or motivating?
Stephan Gans, chief insights and analytics officer for PepsiCo, makes the case for data and judgment.
When you’re picking out a jacket or a sofa, does it matter in what order you decide on its color, style, and material? New research suggests that the sequence may change how you categorize the object and how you decide to replace it.
When companies automatically enroll employees in retirement plans, the employees save more money for their later years. But the extra savings may exact a pre-retirement toll on their finances.
Yale’s Nathan Novemsky explains how to use behavioral research to give better gifts and follow through on New Year’s resolutions.