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
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”.
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 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.