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Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Hosts 52nd CEO Summit

December 14th, 2005

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and the Chief Executive Leadership Institute hosted the 52nd CEO Summit in New York City, December 15-16. He discussed the conference, entitled “CEO Impact: Where the Boss Makes a Difference,” on CNBC.

Doug Rae: Arena’s Rarely a Boon For Cities

December 14th, 2005

The New Haven coliseum should serve as a cautionary tale for other cities that build arenas with the hope of resuscitating a downtown according to Doug Rae.

Barry Nalebuff: Three Economists Get Into a Cab. How Do They Split the Bill?

December 14th, 2005

Barry Nalebuff was one of three economists featured in the Wall Street Journal column "The Numbers Guy." Each economist was asked how he would split the bill for a cab ride with three passengers, each getting off at a different stop.

Ted Marmor Responds to Debate Over Canada’s Supreme Court Decision on Public Health Insurance

December 14th, 2005

Ted Marmor submitted a letter to the editor of The Globe and Mail regarding a distortion of his research that appeared in an article dealing with Canada’s Supreme Court case Chaoulli v. Quebec.

Ed Kaplan’s Suicide Bomber Study Featured in NYT Magazine “Year in Ideas”

December 14th, 2005

Ed Kaplan’s study on the effectiveness of using sensors to detect suicide bombers was featured in The New York Times Magazine annual “Year in Ideas” cover story.

Will Goetzmann and Geert Rouwenhorst’s Origins of Value Named a Best Book of 2005

December 14th, 2005

The Origins of Value by Will Goetzmann and Geert Rouwenhorst was named to the Best Books of 2005 lists in both The Economist and Barron's.

Ravi Dhar Explains the Expanding Luxury Market

December 14th, 2005

In the International Herald Tribune, Ravi Dhar commented on luxury goods and how the market for these products has broadened to consumers in a wide range of income levels.

Nation's CEOs Gather to Address How CEO’s Impact Their Companies and to Honor Wilbur Ross Jr.

December 14th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., Dec. 13, 2005—One hundred globally prominent business leaders will gather to discuss how individual character and competence still matter despite complex global systems at the 52nd CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management. The conference, entitled "CEO Impact: Where the Boss Makes a Difference," takes place at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, December 15-16, 2005. Conference sponsors include: UPS, ArcaEx, Deloitte & Touche LLP, The Thomson Corporation and Russell Reynolds Associates.

New Book by Professors William N. Goetzmann and K. Geert Rouwenhorst Traces 4,000 Years of Financial History

December 8th, 2005

In the new book The Origins of Value: The Financial Innovations That Created Modern Capital Markets (Oxford University Press), Professors William N. Goetzmann and K.

Setting New Year’s Resolutions May Be Counterproductive Study Explains Why Consumers Stray From Goals

December 8th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., December 8, 2005—January 1 is around the corner and New Year's resolutions to save money, lose weight, and stop smoking are being contemplated. A study from the Yale School of Management and the University of Chicago helps explain who will stick to their goals and who will stray.