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Yale SOM’s 5,000th Graduate

May 23rd, 2006

Seth Brown was recognized as the 5,000th graduate in the history of the Yale School of Management. But perhaps every member of the Class of 2006 deserves to be recognized. Below are short profiles of five of the potential 5,000th graduates.

Yale School of Management Marks 5,000th Graduate at 2006 Commencement

May 22nd, 2006

New Haven, Conn., May 22, 2006—Two hundred and fifteen graduates received their MBA degrees today at the commencement exercises for the Yale School of Management Class of 2006. This year's class signifies a milestone in the history of the School: SOM matriculated its 5,000th graduate since its founding in 1976.

Yale Center for Customer Insights Hosts 2nd Annual Research ConferenceConference honors marketing scholar Dick R. Wittink

May 16th, 2006

New Haven, Conn.—On May 4-6, top marketing scholars and practitioners from the U.S. and Europe attended the 2nd Annual Collaborative & Multidisciplinary Research Conference sponsored by the Yale Center for Customer Insights (YCCI) and the Marketing Science Institute.

From the Admissions Office

May 15th, 2006

It has been an exciting year at Yale SOM—both for the school as a whole and for those of us who work in the admissions office. Last July, Joel M.

Fiona Scott Morton Publishes Paper in Journal of Marketing Research

May 10th, 2006

Fiona Scott Morton’s paper “How the Internet Lowers Prices: Evidence from Matched Survey and Automobile Transaction Data” was published in the May issue of the Journal of Marketing Research.

Geert Rouwenhorst’s Commodities Research Featured in Forbes

May 10th, 2006

Geert Rouwenhorst’s study “Facts and Fantasies About Commodities Futures” with Gary Gorton (Wharton) was featured in Forbes and The Business Times.

Doug Rae Comments on the Life of Jane Jacobs

May 10th, 2006

Doug Rae discussed the influence of Jane Jacob on urban planning upon her death last month. He told the Hartford Courant, “She understood the central place of unplanned social connections in making city streets habitable.”

Barry Nalebuff: The Ticket to Savings

May 10th, 2006

Barry Nalebuff and Ian Ayres pose the idea of creating a lottery savings ticket that would help people save for retirement.

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