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Yale School of Management Symposium to Explore Technology’s Impact on Society

April 7th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., April 7, 2006—The broad range of social, economic, political, and legal issues that arise from technological development will be the subject of a symposium at the Yale School of Management.

Judy Chevalier and Dina Mayzlin’s Word of Mouth Research Featured in the Financial Times

March 30th, 2006

Judy Chevalier and Dina Mayzlin’s study “The Effect of Word of Mouth on Sales: Online Book Reviews” was cited in the Financial Times Weekend Magazine.

Jonathan Feinstein’s Creativity Class Featured on BusinessWeek Online

March 30th, 2006

Jonathan Feinstein and his Creativity class were featured in the BusinessWeek Online story “Creativity Comes to B-School.” The article explained how business schools teach students to “think outside the box.” His forthcoming book The Natur

Howard Forman Comments on Healthcare Opportunities for MBAs

March 30th, 2006

Howard Forman was quoted in the BusinessWeek Online article “Can MBAs Cure Health Care’s Ailments?” He said, “There's a dichotomy at work in the U.S., says Howard P. Forman, director of the MD/MBA program at Yale.

Jeffrey Garten Appointed to Board of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

March 30th, 2006

Jeffrey Garten has been appointed to the governing board of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy along with former US Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker and president of the Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Toyoo Gyohten.

Will Goetzmann Comments of Limitations of Modern Portfolio Theory

March 30th, 2006

Will Goetzmann commented on the statistical limitations of Modern Portfolio Theory in Investment Adviser.

Ed Kaplan to Present Bohm-Bawerk Lecture to the Austrian Academy of Sciences

March 30th, 2006

To avoid the humiliation of losing the March Madness pool to his SOM executive MBA students, Ed Kaplan has escaped to Columbia's Graduate School of Business where he has been on sabbatical for the spring term.

Bruce Judson Offers “Bootstrapping” Business Ideas in U.S. News & World Report

March 30th, 2006

Bruce Judson offered ideas for “bootstrapping” in the U.S. News & World Report story “Bootstrapping Your Way Into Business.” Among them: writing down every hassle you encounter during you day.

Owen Lamont Comments on Short-Selling in The New York Times

March 30th, 2006

Owen Lamont commented on short-selling in a New York Times story about a lawsuit filed against hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, Bank of America and Gradient Analytics that alleges the firms colluded to "produce misleading research with the sole object of driving down a company's stock price."

Ted Marmor Publishes Paper in Health Affairs

March 30th, 2006

Ted Marmor published the paper "Understanding Social Insurance: Fairness, Affordability, And The 'Modernization' Of Social Security And Medicare" in Health Affairs.