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Keith Chen Discusses “Primate Economics” in Forbes

February 22nd, 2006

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 Comments on Rising Textbook Prices

February 22nd, 2006

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.

Erica Dawson Explains the Power of Job Titles on Wall Street

February 22nd, 2006

Erica Dawson explained the power of job titles, particularly the Managing Director title on Wall Street, in Bloomberg News. “You have power from the title.

Ravi Dhar Comments on MBAs in India’s Booming Economy

February 22nd, 2006

"These days marketing decisions require a global mindset and the best way to develop this is by emerging themselves in that culture."

Frank Fabozzi Publishes New Books in Finance

February 22nd, 2006

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;

Stan Garstka and Ed Kaplan Bet on March Madness

February 22nd, 2006

Stan Garstka and Ed Kaplan offered their advice for winning the March Madness office pool in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Included in their tips: “Go backward.

Intel Chairman Craig R. Barrett to Speak at Yale School of Management, February 22 at 11:45 a.m.

February 21st, 2006

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.

Yale MBAs to Aid Local Business on Spring Break Trip to Madagascar

February 20th, 2006

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.

Yale School of Management Celebrates Black History Month

February 16th, 2006

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.

Yale School of Management Conference to Examine Political and Ethical Challenges of Healthcare

February 14th, 2006

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.