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Yale School of Management Research Established Fair Value Pricing of Mutual Funds

September 24th, 2003

New Haven, Conn., September 24, 2003 -- Since New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer launched an investigation into fraudulent practices in the mutual fund industry, more and more attention is being paid to the subject of fair value pricing as a means of combating arbitrage. A Yale School of Management study cited in Spizter's formal complaint was the first to propose fair valuation method that fund companies and regulators can employ to substantially reduce opportunity the market timing and enable mutual funds to calculate more consistent and accurate daily NAVs.

The Third Annual Yale-New Haven Biotechnology Reception

September 18th, 2003

The Yale Biotechnology Student Interest Group is pleased to announce the opening of registration for its Third Annual Yale and New Haven Biotechnology Reception.

Yale School Of Management Receives $1.5 Million Grant From The Goldman Sachs Foundation To Foster Business Growth Among Nonprofit Organizations

September 15th, 2003

New Haven, Conn.-September 15, 2003 -- The Yale School of Management is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1.5 million dollars from The Goldman Sachs Foundation. The grant will help fund "The Yale School of Management – The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures," an initiative established in 2002 to educate nonprofits about nonprofit enterprise. This is the second such grant bestowed by The Goldman Sachs Foundation. The first, a $1.5 million contribution in 2002, helped launch The Partnership, which also receives support from The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Geert Rouwenhorst and Will Goetzmann Comment on Spitzer Mutual Fund Probe

September 12th, 2003

As New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer launched an investigation into the fraudulent after-market trading practices of mutual fund firms, Professors K. Geert Rouwenhorst and William Goetzmann were on the forefront of those commenting on the probe.

Zhiwu Chen Addresses American Embassy, Shenzhen Stock Exchange

September 12th, 2003

On August 26, 2003, Professor Zhiwu Chen was invited by the State Department to address a group of journalists and researchers gathered at the American Embassy in Guangzhou, China.

Yale SOM Stock Market Confidence Indexes Shows Investors Still Using Buy-and-Hold Strategy

September 12th, 2003

A News & Observer (9/7) article on buy-and-hold investment strategy cited research from the Yale School of Management Stock Market Confidence Indexes directed by Professor Robert Shiller.


August 29th, 2003

Donald Hamilton Ogilvie, a member of the SOM Charter Class, an advisor to Fortune 500 executives and leaders of major non-profit and government organizations, who helped establish Afro-American studies as a respected field of university scholarship, died of a heart attack on Sunday, July 27th, 2003. He was 57.

Excerpt from City: Urbanism and It's End By Doug Rae

August 29th, 2003

City: Urbanism and Its End pursues the course of urban history across the boundaries that separate political science from sociology, geography, economics, and history itself.

Neal Keny-Guyer '82, CEO, Mercy Corps, Speaks at Commencement

August 20th, 2003

Neal Keny-Guyer '82 spoke at SOM's Commencement ceremonies on Monday, May 26, 2003. Keny-Guyer has served as CEO of Mercy Corps since 1994. Under his leadership, Mercy Corps has emerged as a leading international relief organization with operations in 29 countries, a staff of 2,000 and an annual operating budget in excess of $125 million.

2003 1st Annual SOMAA Golf Outing By Brian Upbin ’00

August 14th, 2003

Well boys and girls, the 1st annual Alumni SOM Golf outing came and went without the forecasted scattered thunderstorms ruining our day.