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Social Security Personal Accounts Offer Workers More Risk, Less Return Than Traditional System According to New Study by Yale Economist Robert J. Shiller

March 23, 2005

New Haven, Conn., March 23, 2005—Workers who opt to invest in the personal accounts outlined in President Bush's Social Security reform plan are likely to earn less to retire on than those who stay in the traditional system, according to a new study by Yale University economist Robert J. Shiller. The research finds that on the date of retirement, the personal accounts would have negative values 71 percent of the time.

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Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces National Business Plan Competition Finalists

March 3, 2005

New Haven, Conn., March 3, 2005 - "The Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures" announced its selection of 20 nonprofit organizations to proceed to the final round of the Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations.

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Recruiting Less-Loyal Customers for Word-of-Mouth Campaigns May Be Most Effective According to Study

February 24, 2005

As consumers become more impervious to traditional marketing tactics, companies are increasingly turning to word of mouth (WOM) campaigns to engineer conversations--or buzz--among customers. Researchers at the Yale School of Management and Harvard Business School have conducted the first study that examines the effectiveness of firm-sponsored WOM with a surprising result: consumers with no loyalty to the firm or product create more powerful WOM than loyal customers.

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Healthcare 2005: A Workshop on Pursuing Effective Business Leadership and Management of Healthcare Enterprises

February 23, 2005

The Yale School of Management hosted a conference and networking forum featuring healthcare industry leaders and members of the Yale health-related community. “Healthcare 2005: A Workshop on Pursuing Effective Business Leadership and Management of Healthcare Enterprises,” took place on Friday, February 4, 2005, from noon to 5:00 p.m., at the Yale School of Management in New Haven, Conn.

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