Daylian Cain

Daylian Cain is Senior Lecturer in Negotiations, Leadership, and Ethics at the Yale School of Management.

Daylian Cain is full-time faculty at the Yale School of Management since 2007. Dr. Cain's research focuses on "judgment and decision-making" and "behavioral business ethics." In other words, he studies the reasons why smart people do dumb things. Cain is a leading expert on conflicts of interest, especially the "perverse effects of disclosing conflicts of interest," and how to turn altruism on and off.

Prior to joining Yale, Cain was the Russell Sage Fellow of Behavioral Economics at Harvard.

Cain has three master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in Business from Carnegie Mellon.