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.
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.
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."
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 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.”
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.