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Ed Kaplan’s Suicide Bomber Study Featured in NYT Magazine “Year in Ideas”

December 14th, 2005

Ed Kaplan’s study on the effectiveness of using sensors to detect suicide bombers was featured in The New York Times Magazine annual “Year in Ideas” cover story.

Ted Marmor Responds to Debate Over Canada’s Supreme Court Decision on Public Health Insurance

December 14th, 2005

Ted Marmor submitted a letter to the editor of The Globe and Mail regarding a distortion of his research that appeared in an article dealing with Canada’s Supreme Court case Chaoulli v. Quebec.

Barry Nalebuff: Three Economists Get Into a Cab. How Do They Split the Bill?

December 14th, 2005

Barry Nalebuff was one of three economists featured in the Wall Street Journal column "The Numbers Guy." Each economist was asked how he would split the bill for a cab ride with three passengers, each getting off at a different stop.

Doug Rae: Arena’s Rarely a Boon For Cities

December 14th, 2005

The New Haven coliseum should serve as a cautionary tale for other cities that build arenas with the hope of resuscitating a downtown according to Doug Rae.

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Hosts 52nd CEO Summit

December 14th, 2005

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and the Chief Executive Leadership Institute hosted the 52nd CEO Summit in New York City, December 15-16. He discussed the conference, entitled “CEO Impact: Where the Boss Makes a Difference,” on CNBC.

Shyam Sunder Profiled in IndUS Business Journal

December 14th, 2005

IndUS Business Journal featured a profile of Shyam Sunder and his career in its December 1 issue. The article touched on Sunder’s role as head of the American Accounting Association, his teaching, and views on the accounting industry.

Setting New Year’s Resolutions May Be Counterproductive Study Explains Why Consumers Stray From Goals

December 8th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., December 8, 2005—January 1 is around the corner and New Year's resolutions to save money, lose weight, and stop smoking are being contemplated. A study from the Yale School of Management and the University of Chicago helps explain who will stick to their goals and who will stray.

New Book by Professors William N. Goetzmann and K. Geert Rouwenhorst Traces 4,000 Years of Financial History

December 8th, 2005

In the new book The Origins of Value: The Financial Innovations That Created Modern Capital Markets (Oxford University Press), Professors William N. Goetzmann and K.

Deloitte CEO William G. Parrett to Speak on Accounting and Accountability in Leaders Forum Lecture, December 8 at 11:45 a.m.

December 5th, 2005

New Haven, Conn., December 5, 2005—William G. Parrett, CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, will speak as part of the Yale School of Management Leaders Forum on Thursday, December 8, 2005, 11:45 a.m. in the General Motors Room of Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue. The talk is free and open to the public.

Dean Joel Podolny: Observation Skills Help Managers Size Up Their Organizations

December 1st, 2005

Dean Joel Podolny was quoted in a Globe and Mail story on programs that help police and others develop observational skills by viewing art. The Class of 2007 participated in a similar skill-building workshop during orientation this summer.