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Happy Days: Are They Here Again? Nation's CEOs Gather to Address Recovery and Growth And to Honor Jack Valenti, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of The Motion Picture Association

December 16th, 2003

New Haven, Conn.—December 16, 2003—With the resurgent stock market, cheerful economic indicators, rising corporate profits, and geopolitical calm, 140 business and top policy leaders gather at the 48th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management to determine if these conditions will continue past this holiday season. The invitation-only conference, "Happy Days: Are They Here Again?" takes place at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, December 18-19, 2003.

Project by Arturo Bris Receives Funding from the Q-Group

December 4th, 2003

The project by Professor Arturo Bris titled, "Closing Time? The Signaling Content of Mutual Fund Closings," was selected by the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, also known as "The Q-Group," as one of the five papers to be funded this year by the Institute in a national competition.

Shyam Sunder's Spam Study Sheds Light on Internet Legislation

November 21st, 2003

The Yale Daily News (11/14) reported that a study conducted by Professor Shyam Sunder is shedding new light on the debate over the regulation of Internet privacy, specifically unsolicited e-mail, as the House of Representatives considers legislation.

Florencio López-de-Silanes on the Best Way to Punish Corporate Criminals

November 19th, 2003

Professor Florencio López-de-Silanes' paper, "What Works in Securities Laws?" received hundreds of downloads after a Slate.com (9/24) story on the best way to punish corporate criminals linked directly to it. The study, co-authored by Rafael La Porta (Dartmouth) and Andrei Shleifer (Harvard), examines the effect of securities laws on stock market development in 49 countries.

Jonathan Koppell Publishes The Politics of Quasi-Government

November 19th, 2003

Promising increased efficiency and superior service, the quasi-government has grown as governmental functions have been delegated to new entities combining characteristics of public- and private-sector organizations. In his new book, The Politics of Quasi-Government (Cambridge University Press; $60.00), Jonathan Koppell argues that control of public policy is sacrificed when public policy is carried out by such hybrid organizations.

Alumni Sample a Dim Sum Brunch in Southern California Organized by Stephanie Cheung '03

November 19th, 2003

Sunday's Dim Sum Brunch at the bustling Sea Harbour Restaurant in Rosemead was a culinary coup, as two tables of Yale alumni feasted hungrily upon a bevy of Chinese delicacies carefully selected by our very own Stephanie Cheung '03.

Look who's been on campus this fall

November 18th, 2003

"Tell Me About Your Job" Series Julie Horowitz '97 Joe Seldner '84 Vinoo Zachariah '99 Dan Gottlieb '01 Matt Carpenter '95 Tina Kao '00

CDO Events

November 18th, 2003

Below you will find a link to our convenient online registration form. We anticipate that a large majority of the 238 members of the class will choose to participate in on-campus recruiting, which starts in mid-January.

New Haven SOMAA Sponsors Panel Discussion on Professor Doug Rae's City: Urbanism and Its End

November 18th, 2003

On Thursday, November 6th, Doug Rae and a distinguished panel of six experts on New Haven and other post-industrial US cities, spoke on Doug's new book, City: Urbanism and It's End (Yale University Press). There was a standing-room only audience of 200+ Yale and SOM alumni, faculty and staff, local politicians and business people.

Distinguished alumni panel kicks off Yale MBA Women's Summit 2003 to full house of prospective MBA applicants at the Yale Club of New York City.

November 18th, 2003

The third annual Yale MBA Women's Summit 2003, "Leadership in Business and Society Today: A Personal View" took place on October 23rd in the Grand Ballroom at the Yale Club of New York City. Presented by the Women In Management and the Admissions Office, this event is an integral part of the School's ongoing diversity efforts to attract the most talented women in the world to the Yale MBA program.

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