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Joel Podolny, Jake Thomas, and Jonathan Feinstein Discuss SOM’s New Core Curriculum in The WSJ

July 18th, 2006

Joel Podolny, Jake Thomas, and Jonathan Feinstein discussed SOM's new core curriculum in The Wall Street Journal's M.B.A. Track column. In the article, which focuses on the multidisciplinary nature of the new first-year curriculum, columnist Ron Alsop wrote, "Other schools are taking steps toward a more integrated curriculum, too, but not on the scale of Yale's bold revision."

Paul Bracken: Defense Not Benefiting From IT Advances

July 18th, 2006

Paul Bracken’s study “Bringing Defense Into the Information Economy” with David Gompert, published by the National Defense University, was featured in Defense News. The study finds that advances in IT do little to reduce defense costs.

Doug Rae’s New Book on Black Panther Murders to be Published in August 2006

July 18th, 2006

Doug Rae’s forthcoming book, Murder in the Model City: The Black Panthers, Yale, and the Redemption of a Killer with Paul Bass, was reviewed in Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly.

Garry Brewer Named Fellow of World Academy of Art and Sciences

July 18th, 2006

Garry Brewer has been named a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.

Geert Rouwenhorst: Commodity Futures Outperform Stocks and Bonds

July 18th, 2006

Geert Rouwenhorst research “Facts and Fantasies About Commodities Futures” with Gary Gorton (Wharton) was covered in Hedgeworld Daily News, Barron’s, Dow Jones Commodities Service, MSN.com, Les Echos (France), Le Monde Economie (Franc

James Choi: Average Investor Does Not Understand Fund Fees

July 18th, 2006

James Choi’s study, “Why Does the Law of One Price Fail?

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld on Ken Lay’s Death, Jack Welch’s Management

July 18th, 2006

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld commented on the death of Ken Lay on CBS, NBC, CNBC, ROB-TV; Time Warner CFO Wayne Pace on CNBC; whether Jack Welch’s management lesson still work today on CNBC; succession at Microsoft on CNBC and

Ravi Dhar Comments on World Cup Marketing, Luxury Brands in Asia

July 18th, 2006

Ravi Dhar discussed the marketing and advertising campaigns Nike and Adidas undertook during the World Cup in the Financial Post. He also discussed luxury brands in Asia in Today (Singapore).

Jonathan Feinstein Publishes The Nature of Creative Development

July 18th, 2006

Jonathan Feinstein has published the book The Nature of Creative Development (Stanford University Press).

Will Goetzmann Discusses Art Assets

July 18th, 2006

Will Goetzmann discussed art and collectibles as assets in a financial portfolio in Wealth Magazine, published by Northern Trust Bank. He said, "Whenever you have, say, 10% of your wealth in any asset class, it's going to change the way the other assets are allocated. All portfolios are an organic whole where the correlations across the assets are really important."