Keith Chen discussed his research with capuchin monkeys in a Forbes.com special report on Money. His latest research looks at risk. "Investors—and monkeys too, apparently—normally shun risk in favor of a sure thing. But studies of horse race gamblers and day traders have shown that when people are losing money, they tend to embrace risk instead of avoiding it.
Judy Chevalier discussed rising college textbook prices in the Yale Daily News. Chevalier, who has researched the college textbook market, said that mergers in the publishing industry may be a factor in recent price increases.
Frank Fabozzi has published several new finance books and editions: Financial Modeling of the Equity Market: From CAPM to Cointegration with Petter Kolm, doctoral student in finance; Analysis of Financial Statements: Second Edition;
New Haven, Conn., February 21, 2006—Craig R. Barrett, Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation, will speak as part of the Yale School of Management Leaders Forum on February 22. The talk will take place in the General Motors Room of Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue at 11:45 a.m. It is free and open to the public.
New Haven, Conn., February 20, 2006—Twenty MBA students from the Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) will put their business skills to work for a good cause over spring break. The group will spend two weeks in the island nation of Madagascar performing pro bono consulting work for socially focused organizations.
New Haven, Conn., February 16, 2006—The Yale School of Management Black Business Alliance has organized a series of cultural activities to take place at the school throughout February in honor of Black History Month. "Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements and legacy of African-Americans," said Vinice Davis '06, co-leader of the Black Business Alliance.
New Haven, Conn., February 14, 2006—The Yale School of Management will host its second annual healthcare conference and networking forum on March 24, 2006. "Healthcare 2006: The Political and Ethical Challenges to Advancing Healthcare Quality" will take place 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue. The conference is organized by the Yale School of Management Healthcare Club, the Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare program, and the Yale School of Management Alumni Association. Advance registration is required.