Recent News

February 27, 2014

YCCI Faculty Fellow Rodrigo Canales was recently acknowledged as one of the “Top 40 Under 40″ business school professors by Poets & Quants. His dedication to his reseach finds him in some unexpected situations, from sheering sheep to spending the night in a Mexican drug lord’s home. Read More

February 24, 2014

Anthropologists and psychologists called it the "magical law of contagion," or the belief that a person's essence can be transmitted through objects they have touched. In the 1920s, anthropologist James Frazer suggested the belief was common to "savage and barbarous society." But, in a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, Yale University researchers argue that such magical thinking is alive and well here in the United States. Read More

February 18, 2014

Hilary Pennington, SOM Class of 1983, spoke at the Yale School of Management’s Social Impact Lab, sharing her thoughts on social impact, having spent the previous five years as Director of Special Initiatives at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read More

February 18, 2014

Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker criticized the current state of democracy in America in a Wilson School lecture on Friday. Volcker explained that the topic of the lecture would be “Good Governance,” examining the current state of the United States’ governing bodies and whether or not they are meeting the needs of citizens. Read More

February 13, 2014

Yale SOM alumna Kelly Goldsmith was recently acknowledged as one of the “Top 40 Under 40″ business school professors by Poets & Quants, and gives a nod her academic advisor, Professor Ravi Dhar, for his wisdom, creativity, and relentless work ethic. Read More

February 6, 2014

J. Gregory Dees ‘81, founding faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business, passed away on December 20 Read More

February 4, 2014

Yale University has entered an agreement with Johnson & Johnson that will enable scientists around the world to gain access to the company's clinical trial data assets. Read More

January 30, 2014

Some may think Bitcoin is the future world currency. Professor Robert Shiller warns about Bitcoin's bubble potential. Read More

January 17, 2014

Why do officials listen to predictions of a coming financial crisis, then do nothing about it? Dr. Robert Shiller shares his thoughts. Read More