Home equity is the single largest component of household wealth for the majority of American households. Yet, there is virtually no way for the average family to insure itself against drops in home value and the ensuing destructive financial loss. Until now...
On August 13, 2002, Jill Gibson SOM '03 represented the school during the President' s Economic Forum in Waco, TX, amongst the company of CEOs, business leaders, politicos, scholars, and citizens from towns across America.
The Yale SOM Leaders Forum brings together current leaders in the private, public, and non-profit world and Yale SOM students in discussions on the challenges and opportunities facing business and society today.
During the school year some of Yale SOM's most important faculty members will be examining issues relating to corporate governance from many different angles. Times and dates will be reconfirmed for each lecture.
New Haven, July 14 to 23, 2002 – International experts who teach, design, or implement corporate governance training programs worldwide are in an intensive, eight-day Corporate Governance Director Education Program, which is being sponsored by The Global Corporate Governance Forum and the International Institute of Corporate Governance (IICG) at the Yale School of Management (SOM). Leaders from the director training institutes in nine East Asian economies (China, Taipei, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia) are attending to develop a core curriculum that will promote corporate governance reform at a corporate level.
New Haven, CT, July 3, 2002 – In the event of a smallpox attack, a mass vaccination policy would result in fewer deaths and faster disease eradication than alternative vaccination strategies, reports a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (article 2827). Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, the best response to a smallpox attack has been a topic of hot debate.