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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

October 10, 2014

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

October 10, 2014

October 9, 2014

In the wake to Carl Icahn's letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss why activist investors tend to target big companies that are performing well. Read More

October 7, 2014

Discussing Pimco co-founder Bill Gross' decision to leave the company for Janus Capital, with Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management. Read More