At Home in Edward P. Evans Hall

At Home in Edward P. Evans Hall
One year after the opening of Edward P. Evans Hall, the Yale SOM community has settled in and the building feels like home.

Insights

April 16, 2015

A combination of community motivation and subsidies targeted to the poor is the most effective way to increase toilet ownership and use, and decrease open defecation, in developing countries, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

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April 7, 2015

The past four decades of globalization have been a “golden era of global trade,” according to Rajesh Subramaniam, head of marketing and communications at FedEx, and have seen enormous growth for shipping companies. But the growth of online commerce poses new and complex questions for the industry.

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March 31, 2015

The concept of high-risk, high-return is a bedrock belief in finance, confirmed by decades of empirical data. But when Prof. Roger Ibbotson dug deeper into the data, things started to look a little different.

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March 31, 2015

Income and wealth inequality in the U.S. has become a topic of widespread concern and discussion. A recent panel of Yale SOM alumnae posited that action from the federal government is unlikely. But the panelists found reason for hope in examples of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors collaborating to address the nation’s wealth gap.

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March 31, 2015

In a Chief Executive magazine commentary, Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld applauds McDonald’s for being forthright about recent performance problems at the company and their plan to address them.

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Anita Jivani '15

SOM does a great job of tying it all together. We explore the interplay of the private sector and the public sector and the importance of multiple perspectives. I’ve learned how to connect the dots in a way that I didn’t know how to before. When I walk away from SOM, I’ll be able to critically analyze an issue from a multi-stakeholder perspective, and I think that’s something that’s really unique to this school and to the integrated curriculum.

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