Events
October 31, 2014
12:00 p.m. EDT
October 31, 2014
9:15AM - 4:30PM
October 31, 2014
11:35 am - 12:55 pm
November 1, 2014
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
November 3, 2014
8:30 a.m.
November 4, 2014
12:00 p.m. EST
November 6, 2014
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
November 7, 2014
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

Evans Hall: A Day in the Life

Evans Hall: A Day in the Life
To live in the same location as so many other people who are driven, smart, and think about a diverse range of topics is something that I benefited from on a personal, career, and intellectual development level.”
Allison Moomey ’14

Insights

October 29, 2014

Computer-based trading dominates markets, with a majority of trading activity in major markets happening without any human intervention. Robert Litterman, a pioneer of the quantitative investing approach, spoke with Yale Insights about how ruthless competition keeps the field changing and why he believes human judgment remains an essential component of any strategy.

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October 27, 2014

With global population projected to rise to 9.6 billion by 2050, the pressure on natural systems that provide food, energy, water, and other resources necessary for human life is a major strategic challenge for business and society. China, with its large population and rapid economic development, is a big piece of the puzzle.

Global Business Sustainability

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October 23, 2014

A real estate boom can drive the construction of new homes, commercial centers, and skyscrapers, reshaping cities. The following bust can leave neighborhoods vacant. Have factors like the increasing availability of public information about real estate and the shift toward a global marketplace tamed a cycle that has played out repeatedly over the centuries?

Real Estate

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October 20, 2014

In a New York Times op-ed, Professor Robert J. Shiller explains that stock market movements are driven by popular narratives that spread like “thought viruses.” Secular stagnation—the idea that the global economy may languish for years to come—is the current story driving down the stock market. Whether true or false, the idea alone has the potential to erase five years of gains and create a bear market.

Behavioral Approach to Management Finance

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October 17, 2014

Continuing weakness in the European economy, plus squabbling between Germany and France over the direction of Europe, has sparked new concerns about the future of the Eurozone. But José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, argues that reforms made since the last financial crisis should help keep Europe afloat.

Global Business Public Policy

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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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