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Yale School of Management Symposium to Explore Technology’s Impact on Society

April 7th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., April 7, 2006—The broad range of social, economic, political, and legal issues that arise from technological development will be the subject of a symposium at the Yale School of Management.

Ed Kaplan to Present Bohm-Bawerk Lecture to the Austrian Academy of Sciences

March 30th, 2006

To avoid the humiliation of losing the March Madness pool to his SOM executive MBA students, Ed Kaplan has escaped to Columbia's Graduate School of Business where he has been on sabbatical for the spring term.

Bruce Judson Offers “Bootstrapping” Business Ideas in U.S. News & World Report

March 30th, 2006

Bruce Judson offered ideas for “bootstrapping” in the U.S. News & World Report story “Bootstrapping Your Way Into Business.” Among them: writing down every hassle you encounter during you day.

Owen Lamont Comments on Short-Selling in The New York Times

March 30th, 2006

Owen Lamont commented on short-selling in a New York Times story about a lawsuit filed against hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, Bank of America and Gradient Analytics that alleges the firms colluded to "produce misleading research with the sole object of driving down a company's stock price."

Ted Marmor Publishes Paper in Health Affairs

March 30th, 2006

Ted Marmor published the paper "Understanding Social Insurance: Fairness, Affordability, And The 'Modernization' Of Social Security And Medicare" in Health Affairs.

Barry Nalebuff and Jeff Sonnenfeld Featured in Business 2.0 Cover Story

March 30th, 2006

Barry Nalebuff and Jeff Sonnenfeld contributed to the Business 2.0 cover story “Best Kept Secrets of the World’s Best Companies.” Nalebuff discussed the “equity as you go” plan employed at Honest Tea, the company he founded with former student

Geert Rouwenhorst’s Commodities Research Cited in Financial Times

March 30th, 2006

Geert Rouwenhorst’s paper Facts and Figures About Commodity Futures was cited in the Financial Times Fund Management Report. The paper found that commodity futures provide “returns comparable to the S&P and outperform bonds.”

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Delivers Keynotes on Aging Work Force, Leaders

March 30th, 2006

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld presented two keynote addresses recently.

CEO of Leading Wind Farm Developer Airtricity to Speak at Yale SOM on April 6

March 30th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., March 30, 2006--Dr. Eddie O'Connor, CEO of Airtricity, Ireland's largest wind development company, will speak at the Yale School of Management on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. in the General Motors Room of 55 Hillhouse Avenue. The talk is free and open to the public.

Judy Chevalier and Dina Mayzlin’s Word of Mouth Research Featured in the Financial Times

March 30th, 2006

Judy Chevalier and Dina Mayzlin’s study “The Effect of Word of Mouth on Sales: Online Book Reviews” was cited in the Financial Times Weekend Magazine.