The December issue of OR/MS Today revisited Franz Edelman Award finalists in the not-for-profit sector to see if their research has had lasting value. Professor Ed Kaplan's New Haven Needle Exchange research with Elaine O'Keefe, which won the Edelman Award in 1992, was cited for helping to formulate lasting public policy in this area.
New Haven, Conn.—December 18, 2003—Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Associate Dean for Executive Programs at the Yale School of Management and Founder, President and CEO of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute, presided over the market open of The NASDAQ Stock Market this morning at NASDAQ's Times Square MarketSite in New York City.
New Haven, Conn.—December 16, 2003—With the resurgent stock market, cheerful economic indicators, rising corporate profits, and geopolitical calm, 140 business and top policy leaders gather at the 48th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management to determine if these conditions will continue past this holiday season. The invitation-only conference, "Happy Days: Are They Here Again?" takes place at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, December 18-19, 2003.
The project by Professor Arturo Bris titled, "Closing Time? The Signaling Content of Mutual Fund Closings," was selected by the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, also known as "The Q-Group," as one of the five papers to be funded this year by the Institute in a national competition.
The Yale Daily News (11/14) reported that a study conducted by Professor Shyam Sunder is shedding new light on the debate over the regulation of Internet privacy, specifically unsolicited e-mail, as the House of Representatives considers legislation.
Sunday's Dim Sum Brunch at the bustling Sea Harbour Restaurant in Rosemead was a culinary coup, as two tables of Yale alumni feasted hungrily upon a bevy of Chinese delicacies carefully selected by our very own Stephanie Cheung '03.
Promising increased efficiency and superior service, the quasi-government has grown as governmental functions have been delegated to new entities combining characteristics of public- and private-sector organizations. In his new book, The Politics of Quasi-Government (Cambridge University Press; $60.00), Jonathan Koppell argues that control of public policy is sacrificed when public policy is carried out by such hybrid organizations.
Professor Florencio López-de-Silanes' paper, "What Works in Securities Laws?" received hundreds of downloads after a Slate.com (9/24) story on the best way to punish corporate criminals linked directly to it. The study, co-authored by Rafael La Porta (Dartmouth) and Andrei Shleifer (Harvard), examines the effect of securities laws on stock market development in 49 countries.
In late November, Prof. Sharon Oster treated a group of SOM alumni to an all-too-brief return to her classroom when she kicked off a new NYC area alumni nonprofit interest group. Sharon spoke to alumni about her recent, very timely research with Ira Millstein on nonprofit governance and led a lively discussion on the topic.
The Marketing and Women in Management SIGs, with the support of the SOM Alumni Association, hosted three SOM alumnae and one Yale College alumna in a "Women in Marketing" panel discussion on Thursday, November 13th.