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October 22, 2015

When Standard & Poors downgraded Brazil’s bonds to junk grade last month, the immediate cause was the country’s struggling economy and growing deficit. But the roots of the crisis, economist Paulo Roberto de Almeida told students at Yale School of Management on October 13, lie in Brazil’s major structural problems, including imbalanced public finance, inadequate savings and investment, high tax burdens, and low productivity.

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May 28, 2015

As my first year as a student in the inaugural asset management program of the Yale EMBA comes to a close, I have to say that the ability to interact with some of finance’s greatest academic and industry contributors through the colloquium program has been the absolute highlight of my experience.

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May 5, 2015
Conferences & Competitions  Geithner Challenge

Hosted by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Yale SOM, the Yale-Geithner Challenge was a video competition open to Global Network for Advanced Management students; teams of students created short videos to explain an aspect of financial panics—why they happen, why they matter, and what can be done to break them.  

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October 23, 2014

Healthcare in the United States costs more than any other industrialized nation, and often that extra cost is a result of medical innovations—new drugs and devices that extend or improve life but are very costly.

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December 28, 2013

We have had speakers talk about entrepreneurship and startups before as part of EMBA colloquia. What made this particular group interesting was that the founders of the startup (Dr. Gregory Licholai and Dr. Scott Dessain) and the VC (Scott Fishman), who invested in this start up, were all in one room. This was an interesting mix of speakers as we got to hear from both sides.

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November 11, 2013

Over 50 people attended, from the School of Management, School of Public Health, Yale Medical School, Graduate Arts and Sciences, and other graduates and undergraduates, and discussed the panelists’  personal career trajectories and transitions over pizza. 

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October 23, 2013

With the European headquarters for Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, Dublin now harbors many of the creative minds in the industry of digital marketing.  UCD Smurfit and Professor Laurent Muzellec have successfully aligned with many of these companies providing a unique mix of academic study, private sector collaboration and industry visits. 

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October 7, 2013

As a midwife in a health IT startup, I did not expect to draw much inspiration from the pharma and biotech offerings in the fall Colloquium. But I came to Yale precisely because I wanted to innovate a business model for the maternity care transformation. I want to thank Clive Meanwell for coming to Yale and offering an inspiring business model to achieve this.

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