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Ed Kaplan Receives INFORMS Fellow Award

October 5th, 2005

The Fellow Awards recognize INFORMS members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of operations research and the management sciences.

Ted Marmor to Participate in Conference on Presidency of Bill Clinton

October 5th, 2005

The conference will be hosted by Hofstra University, which has presented events on the administrations of all U.S. presidents who have served during the university's lifetime.

There's no part of American life

October 3rd, 2005

"There's no part of American life right now that is more in need of imagination and new ideas than healthcare." -Colin Powell, Former US Secretary of State

Edward H. Kaplan Receives INFORMS Fellow Award

September 27th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., September 27, 2005—Edward H. Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management, and Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine, has been named a Fellow of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The award will be presented to Professor Kaplan during a ceremony at the INFORMS annual meeting on November 14, 2005 in San Francisco.

Zhiwu Chen: A Free Press Could Help China’s Economy

September 21st, 2005

Zhiwu Chen contributed the op-ed "A Free Press Could Help China's Economy" to the Financial Times. He wrote, "A free press can not only provide independent information, but also act as a corrective mechanism for the economy in a way that the government cannot.

A Free Press Could Help China's Economy

September 21st, 2005

China has recently stepped up efforts to control the press and cyberspace. What does this mean for China's economy, and is press freedom really relevant at a time of surging economic growth? For centuries, press freedom has been viewed as a fundamental political institution, providing checks and balances on authorities. But the media's role in facilitating economic development is often overlooked.

Ravi Dhar: Thoughts of Charity Fuel Self-Indulgence

September 21st, 2005

Ravi Dhar's study, "Licensing Effect in Consumer Choice" was featured in the New Haven Register. The study found that consumers who act or feel altruistic are more likely to subsequently splurge on luxury goods. "It [the charitable act] removes the guild that you get from being self-indulgent," he said.

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

September 19th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., September 19, 2005—How much do you really desire a designer handbag or an exclusive watch but feel guilty about 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.

Governance Leaders Attend Yale Global Governance Forum

September 14th, 2005

The Yale Center for Corporate Governance and Performance and the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute hosted the first Yale Global Governance Forum September 8-9.

Bruce Judson Speaks to Small Business Directors on Start-Ups and Success

September 14th, 2005

The new issue of the Gallup Management Journal includes an extensive interview with Bruce Judson about the ideas in his book Go It Alone!.

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