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Jeffrey Garten on Contraband Traffickers, Wall Street Pollyannas

October 21st, 2005

Jeffrey Garten’s latest BusinessWeek Economic Viewpoint column deals with illegal trade.

Geert Rouwenhorst’s Commodities Research Cited in The New York Times

October 21st, 2005

Geert Rouwenhorst’s commodities research which found that the return and volatility of commodities is comparable to that of the S&P was cited in The New York Times.

Doug Rae Comments on Mayor DeStefano’s Run for Governor

October 21st, 2005

Doug Rae commented on New Haven Mayor John DeStefano’s bid for governor in The New York Times.

Matthew Spiegel: Refco Spurs Questions on Market Oversight

October 21st, 2005

Matthew Spiegel discussed market regulation in the wake of the Refco scandal. He said, “You can’t just ask, wouldn’t it be better if a perfect government agency took over regulation?…Imagine if one did. What would be the outcome?

Barry Nalebuff Comments on Work of Nobel Laureates in The New York Times

October 21st, 2005

Barry Nalebuff was cited in a New York Times “All Consuming” column on the work of Robert J. Aumann and Thomas C. Schelling, winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Ted Marmor Speaks at National Health Care Summit in Canada

October 21st, 2005

Ted Marmor spoke at the one-day national summit, “Chaoulli and the Restructuring of Health Care in Canada.” The summit featured more than 20 key policy makers and legal experts will discuss the important implications of the recent Supreme Court of Cana

Joel Podolny’s Status Signals Reviewed in The Economist

October 21st, 2005

From the review: "Mr. Podolny is a very high-status academic. Read his book for its interesting ideas, but hope also that some of his status might leak your way in the process."

Paul Bracken Delivers Talk on “Democracy and Big Business”

October 21st, 2005

Paul Bracken was one of several Yale faculty to speak at a conference hosted by the Yale University Club of Mexico.

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Wins Academy of Management Executive Best Article Award

October 21st, 2005

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld received the Academy of Management Executive 2005 Best Article Award for his paper “Good Governance and the Misleading Myths of Bad Metrics.” He chaired a panel entitled “Social Responsibility and the Future of the Modern Gl

Victor Vroom Helps Pick America’s Best Leaders for U.S. News

October 21st, 2005

Victor Vroom delivered a speech to the faculty of McGill and Concordia universities titled "Where Research Becomes Teaching: A New Measure of Leadership Style."