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Roger Ibbotson on the Anatomy of Hedge Funds

October 5th, 2005

Roger Ibbotson was quoted in a Hartford Courant story that served as a primer on hedge funds-what they are, the purpose they serve, and the strategies they use.

Subrata Sen Presents Paper at INFORMS Conference

October 5th, 2005

Subrata Sen presented his paper “Surplus Distribution for a Conventional Retailer and an Internet Entrant” (with Ramesh Arjunji) at the INFORMS conference in Atlanta, GA, June 2005.

Martin Shubik: Is Economics the Next Physical Science?

October 5th, 2005

UnspecifiedMartin Shubik contributed the paper “Is Economics the Next Physical Science?” with Doyne Farmer and Eric Smith to Physics Today.

Ted Marmor to Participate in Conference on Presidency of Bill Clinton

October 5th, 2005

The conference will be hosted by Hofstra University, which has presented events on the administrations of all U.S. presidents who have served during the university's lifetime.

Ed Kaplan Receives INFORMS Fellow Award

October 5th, 2005

The Fellow Awards recognize INFORMS members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of operations research and the management sciences.

There's no part of American life

October 3rd, 2005

"There's no part of American life right now that is more in need of imagination and new ideas than healthcare." -Colin Powell, Former US Secretary of State

Edward H. Kaplan Receives INFORMS Fellow Award

September 27th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., September 27, 2005—Edward H. Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management, and Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine, has been named a Fellow of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The award will be presented to Professor Kaplan during a ceremony at the INFORMS annual meeting on November 14, 2005 in San Francisco.

Ravi Dhar: Thoughts of Charity Fuel Self-Indulgence

September 21st, 2005

Ravi Dhar's study, "Licensing Effect in Consumer Choice" was featured in the New Haven Register. The study found that consumers who act or feel altruistic are more likely to subsequently splurge on luxury goods. "It [the charitable act] removes the guild that you get from being self-indulgent," he said.

A Free Press Could Help China's Economy

September 21st, 2005

China has recently stepped up efforts to control the press and cyberspace. What does this mean for China's economy, and is press freedom really relevant at a time of surging economic growth? For centuries, press freedom has been viewed as a fundamental political institution, providing checks and balances on authorities. But the media's role in facilitating economic development is often overlooked.

Zhiwu Chen: A Free Press Could Help China’s Economy

September 21st, 2005

Zhiwu Chen contributed the op-ed "A Free Press Could Help China's Economy" to the Financial Times. He wrote, "A free press can not only provide independent information, but also act as a corrective mechanism for the economy in a way that the government cannot.