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Barry Nalebuff Appointed to Nationwide Board

April 26th, 2006

Barry Nalebuff has been appointed to the board of directors of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. The appointment was reported in the Columbus Post Dispatch.

Ted Marmor Debates Mass. Law for Universal Health Care

April 26th, 2006

Ted Marmor participated in a week-long debate on the website of Legal Affairs magazine with Michael Tanner, Director of Health and Welfare Studies at the Cato Institute.

Doug Rae Praises New Haven Plan to Develop 26 Acres of Unused Land

April 26th, 2006

In the New Haven Register, Doug Rae praised New Haven’s plan to redevelop 26 acres of land between Legion Ave. and North Frontage Road.

Geert Rouwenhorst’s Commodities Research Cited

April 26th, 2006

Geert Rouwenhorst’s study “Facts and Fantasies About Commodity Futures” with Wharton’s Gary Gorton was featured in the Dow Jones Newswire “Getting Personal” finance column, The Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Discusses Weill’s Succession, Leadership at GM and the White House

April 26th, 2006

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld discussed Sandy Weill’s succession process at Citigroup on Bloomberg Radio.

Shyam Sunder Presents Talks in U.S., Europe

April 26th, 2006

Shyam Sunder was the one of the Opening Plenary speakers at the 29th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association in Dublin, Ireland. His presentation was entitled “Why Reconsider the Top-Down Push for uniform Financial Reporting Standards”.

Don’t Tell Me, I Don’t Want to Know: Yale School of Management Study Finds People Actively Avoid Medical Diagnoses for Illnesses Perceived as Severe, Untreatable

April 26th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., April 26, 2006—People are often reluctant to obtain diagnostic medical tests for serious diseases they may be at risk for including cancer, HIV/AIDS, and Alzheimer's. A new study finds that the perceived treatability and severity of a disease impacts individuals' decisions to submit to—or avoid—medical screening.

Paul Bracken Takes Part in Transformation Advisory Group Meeting

April 26th, 2006

Paul Bracken participated in the third meeting of the U.S. Joint Forces Command Transformation Advisory Group (TAG) in Washington, DC in April. The group discussed current and planned initiatives to transform the capabilities of the U.S. military.

Keith Chen Appears on ABC News 20/20

April 26th, 2006

He and Harvard's Mark Hauser discussed their research with tamarind monkeys that found that that primates, like humans, follow the "golden rule."

Zhiwu Chen Comments on China’s Economy Upon President Hu’s Visit

April 26th, 2006

"China's economy is among the most open in the world right now. But I'd like to see more openness politically and legally."