Today’s lifestyle norms may have something to do with one-dimensional thinking. Items once seen as luxuries are now seen as necessities, says Ravi Dhar, director of the Yale Center for Customer Insights.
Yale SOM has launched the Yale Program on Financial Stability to provide research and training to regulators in the new field of macroprudential financial regulation, which focuses on measuring and managing systemic risk in financial markets.
Andrew Metrick, the Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management, deputy dean, and director of the YPFS, discusses how the financial crisis has revealed the need for improved understanding of interconnections in the financial system and how the Program on Financial Stability aims to help regulators draw on the latest academic insights to approach this task.
Richard Berner, director of the U.S. Office of Financial Research (OFR), talks with Andrew Metrick, Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management, deputy dean, and director of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, about the role the OFR is expected to play in providing analysis of threats to financial stability.
Chen Zhiwu, professor of Finance at Yale SOM, introduced the topic "Why hard-working Chinese can't become rich." Chen said that the reason for this mainly lies in China's shortage of institutional capital and high institutional costs.
Robert Shiller, co-founder of the Case-Shiller Index, breaks down the latest numbers on housing and which cities are "bubbling up."
At "Delivering Alpha" Nelson Peltz publicly pushed for Pepsi to acquire Mondelez.
Does homeownership make you happy? In an article in the New York Times, Homeownership, the Key to Happiness?, Professor Ravi Dhar explains why the hedonic adaption theory is relevant. "Like any possession, its impact on happiness diminishes over time," he stated.
The world’s first global stock market bubble suddenly burst in 1720, destroying the dreams and fortunes of speculators in London, Paris, and Amsterdam virtually overnight.
CNBC has the latest details on Microsoft's restructuring plans.