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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
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
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
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
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
Everyone likes doing their bit to help out the environment, right? Not always: consumers are less likely to buy a “green” product if they believe its benefit to the environment was the result of an intentional change. Read More