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October 29, 2014

Students in the two Yale programs, both of which draw accomplished individuals from around the world, discussed their experiences starting businesses. Read More

October 28, 2014

In a lengthy profile of Nancy Pfund '82, the managing partner of DBL Investors published on October 27, the New York Times describes her pivotal role in the development of impact investing over the last two decades and calls her "the go-to venture capitalist for companies looking to make a social impact." Read More

October 27, 2014

Yale University President Peter Salovey and Yale SOM Dean Edward A. Snyder spoke at the start of the two-day conference to mark the opening of Yale Center Beijing. Read More

October 27, 2014

Dr. Jiang Jianqing, chairman of ICBC, the world's largest bank in assets and market capitalization, and Mr. Gao Xiqing, the former president and chief investment officer of China Investment Corporation, China's sovereign wealth fund, will be honored for their leadership with awards by the Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management at a ceremony to be held at the Yale CEO Summit in Beijing, China, on October 27. Read More

October 22, 2014

Martin Shubik, Seymour H. Knox Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Institutional Economics, and Professor Emeritus Lode Li were recently honored with the inaugural Best Paper Award presented by the Interface of Finance, Operations, and Risk Management Special Interest Group of INFORMS, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. Read More

October 20, 2014

Q: At a staff meeting, my manager stood up and told employees that her birthday was coming up soon and that we could buy gifts for her. During subsequent meetings over several weeks, she repeated this point. Of course, I bought her a gift. My question is: Was she taking advantage of her superior-subordinate relationship to, for the lack of a better term, extort presents? Read More

October 15, 2014

Chris Cheever ’09 and Chris Thomas ’09 became friends as first-year students at Yale SOM. By the time they graduated, they’d launched a new investment firm together. Five years later, Fontinalis Partners has invested in a dozen smart transportation companies, and Cheever and Thomas say they couldn’t have done it without Yale. Read More

October 15, 2014

Senior Associate Dean David Bach will join a Yale panel following a live webcast with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on U.S.-China relations on October 16. Read More

October 15, 2014

Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Operations Research at Yale SOM, will begin his term as president of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences in January 2016. Read More

October 10, 2014

Recent research indicates buyers sometimes fail to recognize that money (or, as with real-estate hunts, time and effort) are sunk costs that may not be recoverable but shouldn't be reflected in future decisions. In other words, just because you've lost countless Sundays looking at apartments doesn't mean you need to pay $100,000 more for one. Read More