February 2020 News

February 27, 2020
Yale political scientist Alan Gerber has been named the next director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. His post will begin July 1.
February 21, 2020
Goldberg, the Elihu Professor of Economics at Yale and outgoing chief economist of the World Bank Group, discusses world politics and global poverty.
February 17, 2020
Shapiro discusses his new book with Michael J. Graetz, “Wolf at the Door,” and the policies and politics necessary to make Americans more economically secure.
February 14, 2020
According to a new Yale study of low-income families, toys, books, and participation in household activities can boost a child’s cognitive and emotional skills.
February 12, 2020
A child’s ability to pay attention, follow rules, and other non-cognitive abilities is evaluated differently depending on their ethnicity and gender.
February 7, 2020
Combining economics, marketing, sociology, and psychology, new research asks how social pressure can help persuade people to make sustainable choices.