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A Snapshot of the Class of 2005

August 12th, 2003

A key strength of the Yale School of Management is the excellence and diversity of its students. We are pleased to welcome another group of exceptional individuals into the Yale SOM community – the SOM Class of 2005.

Admissions News

August 12th, 2003

This fall brings exciting changes in Admissions. After four successful years as Director, James Stevens has moved on to pursue other opportunities. We are thrilled to welcome Anne Coyle as the new Director of Admissions.

Dick R. Wittink Named Editor of Journal of Marketing Research

July 23rd, 2003

New Haven, Conn., July 23, 2003 – Dick R. Wittink, the George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing at the Yale School of Management, is the new editor of the Journal of Marketing Research (JMR). His three-year editorial appointment began on July 1, 2003 and will run through June 30, 2006.

The Giddiness is Gone: Nation's CEOs Gather to Address Recovery and Growth And to Honor Former Hershey Chairman Kenneth Wolfe

June 25th, 2003

New Haven, CT, June 25, 2003 - As geopolitical crises stabilize and the world economy sputters back to health, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics gather at the 47th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management. The meeting takes place at the Yale Law School, June 26-27, 2003. The conference, "The Giddiness is Gone: Resetting Paradigms for Growth," addresses the challenges of discovering hidden business opportunities within sectors that are currently not as readily identified as they were during the bubble economy.

The Giddiness is Gone: Nation's CEOs Gather to Address Recovery and Growth And to Honor Former Hershey Chairman Kenneth Wolfe

June 25th, 2003

New Haven, CT, June 25, 2003 - As geopolitical crises stabilize and the world economy sputters back to health, 100 world-renowned chief executives, policy makers, and academics gather at the 47th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management. The meeting takes place at the Yale Law School, June 26-27, 2003. The conference, "The Giddiness is Gone: Resetting Paradigms for Growth," addresses the challenges of discovering hidden business opportunities within sectors that are currently not as readily identified as they were during the bubble economy.

Why Does Industry Productivity Increase When Trade Barriers Fall?

June 23rd, 2003

U.S. manufacturing industries with relatively low trade barriers have relatively high productivity growth. Professor Peter Schott and co-authors Andrew Bernard and J. Bradford Jensen, show that this response driven by a reallocation of plants within industries: as exposure to international trade grows, the least productive plants decline or exit, raising the average productivity of survivors.

Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of First National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

May 6th, 2003

New Haven, CT, May 5, 2003 - The Yale School of Management – The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures announced its selection of four grand-prize winners and four runners-up at the final round of the National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations, in downtown New York City on Friday, May 2.

A New Historical Database for the NYSE 1815 to 1925: Performance and Predictability

April 30th, 2003

In this research project, Professors Roger Ibbotson, William Goetzmann, and Liang Peng collected individual stock prices for NYSE stocks over the period 1815 to 1925 and individual dividend data over the period 1825 to 1870. They used monthly price and dividend information on more than 600 individual securities over the period to estimate a stock price index and total return series that extends virtually to the beginning of the New York Stock Exchange.

Market Bubbles and Wasteful Avoidance: Tax and Regulatory Constraints on Short Sales

April 30th, 2003

In this study, Professor Martin Shubik and co-authors, Michael Powers and David Schizer, discuss the peculiar dysfunctional aspects of the U.S. tax law which treats a long-term gain from a short position as though it were a short term capital gain.

Healthcare Leadership in U.S. Changing with Growth of MBA Physicians

April 29th, 2003

A new Yale School of Management study finds evidence of significant change in health care leadership in the United States. The number of MBA-trained physicians is increasing dramatically and mirrors the rise in the number of MD/MBA programs in the last decade.

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