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Paul Bracken Delivers Talk on “Democracy and Big Business”

October 21st, 2005

Paul Bracken was one of several Yale faculty to speak at a conference hosted by the Yale University Club of Mexico.

Joel Podolny’s Status Signals Reviewed in The Economist

October 21st, 2005

From the review: "Mr. Podolny is a very high-status academic. Read his book for its interesting ideas, but hope also that some of his status might leak your way in the process."

Ted Marmor Speaks at National Health Care Summit in Canada

October 21st, 2005

Ted Marmor spoke at the one-day national summit, “Chaoulli and the Restructuring of Health Care in Canada.” The summit featured more than 20 key policy makers and legal experts will discuss the important implications of the recent Supreme Court of Cana

Barry Nalebuff Comments on Work of Nobel Laureates in The New York Times

October 21st, 2005

Barry Nalebuff was cited in a New York Times “All Consuming” column on the work of Robert J. Aumann and Thomas C. Schelling, winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Alumni Volunteer Feature Story

October 20th, 2005

Lance DeSpain '01, Director, The Hartford

October 19th, 2005

From Walden to Wall Street: Frontiers of Conservation Finance Edited by James N. Levitt, YC '76, Yale SOM '80 (Island Press, 2005)

From Walden to Wall Street: Frontiers of Conservation Finance

October 19th, 2005

In the absence of innovation in the field of conservation finance, a daunting funding gap faces conservationists aiming to protect America's system of landscapes that provide sustainable resources, water, wildlife habitat, and recreational amenities.

MBA for Executives: Program Welcomed Members of Its Charter Class on August 1, 2005

October 19th, 2005

After several years of planning and over a year of preparation, the Leadership in Healthcare MBA program welcomed the members of its charter class on August 1st.

License to Shop: Charitable Acts Increase Consumers’ Willingness to Buy Luxury Goods

October 13th, 2005

How much do you really desire a designer handbag or an exclusive watch but feel guilty purchasing it? Maybe you should donate to the United Way or spend a weekend building homes with Habitat for Humanity. According to a new research study, "Licensing Effect in Consumer Choice," consumers who act or feel altruistic are more likely to subsequently splurge on luxury goods.

Yale SOM Students Help Team MBA Raise $90,000 for Cancer Research

October 12th, 2005

October 12, 2005—Nick Brod and James Woody, MBA students from the Class of 2006 at the Yale School of Management, were part of an international team that participated in the recent Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope. The team of 67 business school cyclists raised nearly $90,000 for the tour, a transcontinental bike ride to support and draw attention to the fight against cancer.