Current headlines

See headlines in {{ chapterInfo.name }}
Post Your Own Class Note

Paper by Prof. Florian Ederer Honored at Conference of Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics

June 29th, 2017

Ederer and his co-authors won the Oliver Williamson Best Conference Paper Award for research on the effects of common stock ownership on competition within industries

Executives Grade the Trump Administration at CEO Summit

June 28th, 2017

At the 90th Yale CEO Summit on June 8 and 9, Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld polled top executives, government officials, and academics about the performance of the Trump administration.

In Long Run, There’s No Such Thing as an Einstein Investor

June 28th, 2017

This commentary was originally published in the New York Times.

Inc. Magazine Features Student Startup Tackling Pipeline Corrosion

June 28th, 2017

Arix, a venture founded by Dianna Liu ’17, is poised to replaced costly, dated corrosion-detection practices in the oil industry.

Lessons from a ‘Hackathon’ on Globalization

June 26th, 2017

An online Global Network Course on the wave of anti-globalization sentiment culminated in an intensive team project. 

How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

June 22nd, 2017

Leading complex businesses is tough enough without the boss imploding as well. But that’s exactly what’s happened recently in back-to-back scandals at the iconic and traditionally consumer-savvy firms of Fox News, United Airlines and Wells Fargo. What’s more, only Wells Fargo has shown the path to correct such breakdowns.

Glassdoor Names Michael Apkon ’02 as Canada’s Top-Rated CEO

June 22nd, 2017

Apkon, the president and CEO of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, won the approval of 99% of his employees in a survey conducted by the website.

Alumnus Nate Heller’s PEGAfrica Wins Ashden Award for Green Energy Finance

June 22nd, 2017

PEGAfrica, a solar energy company co-founded by Nate Heller ’09, has been honored with an Ashden Award, recognizing its innovations in financing solar energy solutions in West Africa.

Demand for Social and Cognitive Skills Is Linked to Higher Firm Productivity

June 21st, 2017

As computers have taken over certain tasks, some people have adapted by cultivating skills that machines lack. For instance, accountants can no longer survive by completing simple tax returns that are easily accomplished with software.

Uber needs an executive who can take it to the next level: Bill George

June 21st, 2017

Bill George, former Medtronic CEO, and Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss Travis Kalanick's departure from Uber and what's next for the car hailing company.