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Matthew Spiegel: Refco Spurs Questions on Market Oversight

October 21st, 2005

Matthew Spiegel discussed market regulation in the wake of the Refco scandal. He said, “You can’t just ask, wouldn’t it be better if a perfect government agency took over regulation?…Imagine if one did. What would be the outcome?

Doug Rae Comments on Mayor DeStefano’s Run for Governor

October 21st, 2005

Doug Rae commented on New Haven Mayor John DeStefano’s bid for governor in The New York Times.

Geert Rouwenhorst’s Commodities Research Cited in The New York Times

October 21st, 2005

Geert Rouwenhorst’s commodities research which found that the return and volatility of commodities is comparable to that of the S&P was cited in The New York Times.

Jeffrey Garten on Contraband Traffickers, Wall Street Pollyannas

October 21st, 2005

Jeffrey Garten’s latest BusinessWeek Economic Viewpoint column deals with illegal trade.

Ed Kaplan Appointed to National Academy of Sciences Panel on Improvised Explosive Devices

October 21st, 2005

Ed Kaplan has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences panel charged with determining the basic research needed to interrupt the delivery chain of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

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.