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Paul Bracken’s Research Cited in International Security Story

May 10th, 2006

Paul Bracken was cited in a syndicated article on international security that ran in the San Jose Mercury News and The News Journal. His work on “disruptive technologies,” or nuclear and biological weapons was noted.

Erica Dawson: People Avoid Diagnoses for Serious, Untreatable Illnesses

May 10th, 2006

Erica Dawson’s study “Don’t Tell Me, I Don’t Want to Know: Understanding People’s Reluctance to Obtain Medical Diagnostic Information” was featured in more than 30 media outlets including HealthNewsDigest.com, Pharmaceutical Business Revie

Jeffrey Garten Delivers Keynote at Health & Safety Canada 2006

May 10th, 2006

Jeffrey Garten delivered a keynote address in the “Leadership Forum” portion of the Health & Safety Canada 2006, the largest health and safety conference in Canada. His address was covered in the Financial Post.

Bruce Judson Offers Career Advice on the Today Show

May 10th, 2006

Bruce Judson was a guest on the Weekend Edition of NBC’s Today Show. He offered advice for people over 50 who are seeking to change careers.

Ted Marmor DeStefano Plan Doesn’t Solve Health Insurance Problems

May 10th, 2006

In the New Haven Advocate, Ted Marmor commented on New Haven Mayor and gubernatorial candidate John DeStefano’s Cover All Now! (CAN) plan to insure all CT residents.

Cade Massey: Top Picks in NFL Draft Are Bad Investments

May 10th, 2006

"The irony of our results is that the supposed benefit bestowed on the worst team in the league, the right to pick first in the draft, is only a benefit if the team trades it away. The first pick in the draft is the loser's curse."

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.

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.”

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.