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Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Prepares for Final National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

April 19th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., April 19, 2005—The Yale School of Management-The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures will host its third and final National Business Plan Competition and Conference and Awards Ceremony on June 9-10, 2005, at the Hyatt on the Hudson in Jersey City, NJ. Twenty entrepreneurial nonprofits from across the country will present their earned income venture business plans and compete for $500,000 in prize money and business planning assistance.

Students Travel to Washington, D.C. for High-Profile Meetings

April 14th, 2005

During the first week of their Spring Break in early March, 11 Yale School of Management students engaged in the 1st Annual Washington, D.C. Study Trip.

Nat Keohane Hosts Starbucks Corporate Social Responsibility VP

April 14th, 2005

Ms. Mecklenburg will also present the lunchtime talk "Starbucks Coffee Social Responsibility: Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships with Coffee Farmers and their Communities,"

Study Sheds New Light on Role of Retail Slotting Allowances

April 7th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., April 7, 2005— Retailers, manufacturers, and regulators have debated the controversial role of slotting allowances, the one-time fees manufacturers pay to retailers in exchange for shelf space to stock new products, with little consensus. While some argue that they are anti-competitive, others contend that they serve to enhance efficiency by helping, for example, to allocate scarce shelf space.

Mutual Funds Perform Better When Directors Invest in the Funds They Oversee According to New Study

April 5th, 2005

Mutual funds perform better when directors invest in the funds they oversee according to a new study. The study, "Does Skin in the Game Matter? Director Incentives and Governance in the Mutual Fund Industry," was conducted by Martijn Cremers of the Yale School of Management, Joost Driessen of the University of Amsterdam, Pascal Maenhout of INSEAD, and David Weinbaum of Cornell. This paper uses data that recently became available to study the link between mutual fund performance and the ownership stakes of their directors.

Mutual Funds Perform Better When Directors Invest In the Funds They Oversee According to New Study

April 4th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., April 4, 2005—Mutual funds perform better when their directors have significant ownership in the funds they oversee according to a new study.

RR Donnelley Scholarship/Internship - Application Deadline: April 11, 2005

March 29th, 2005

Seeking African Americans, American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, Hispanic Americans who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents. Scholarship Value: Up to $10,000

Social Security Personal Accounts Offer Workers More Risk, Less Return Than Traditional System According to New Study by Yale Economist Robert J. Shiller

March 23rd, 2005

New Haven, Conn., March 23, 2005—Workers who opt to invest in the personal accounts outlined in President Bush's Social Security reform plan are likely to earn less to retire on than those who stay in the traditional system, according to a new study by Yale University economist Robert J. Shiller. The research finds that on the date of retirement, the personal accounts would have negative values 71 percent of the time.

Groundbreaking Program for Government Leaders of Kazakhstan Developed by Yale School of Management

March 7th, 2005

New, Haven, Conn., March 7, 2005 - Senior policymakers from the Republic of Kazakhstan will attend an executive training program at the Yale School of Management from March 7-19, 2005.

Yale Life Sciences Alumni Association (YLSAA) to Build Global Network of Yale Alumni in the Life Science Community

March 4th, 2005

We seek to foster a strong global network of Yale alumni in the life science community.