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April 25, 2002

At the end of the semester many students find that they need to find quick sources of tabular data to support a point in a presentation or paper. Data in Excel format on corporate finance, population statistics and industry market share are just a few clicks away. Read More

April 25, 2002

Two New Discussion Forums for the Class of 2004 Read More

April 25, 2002

Friday, May 3, 2002 10:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Yale Law School Room 122 Read More

April 16, 2002

Every year, local, state and federal governments contract out substantial portions of their work to the nonprofit sector. New York City alone contracted out almost $7 billion in 1999. Indeed, President Bush has made increasing such sub-contracting one of his new initiatives. But how do these contracts affect the nonprofits that win them? Read More

April 16, 2002

The Tennessee Valley Authority, as an independent federal corporation governed by a three-person board, able to set prices in the context of legal monopoly, made large scale investment decisions in the 1980's based on erroneous projections of technology and market growth for electricity. Read More

April 16, 2002

Traditional economics posits that individuals make rational decisions, but where was rationality when millions loopily purchased "pet rocks" and Internet stocks? Why do fads start and stop? Read More

April 16, 2002

Nuclear power represents an efficient energy source, but what to do with spent nuclear fuel? Stockpiling nuclear waste at existing or closed reactors represents a temporary solution, but eventually all that waste has to go somewhere - but where? Read More

April 16, 2002

Since the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, sales of generic drugs have increased dramatically. The share of generic drugs has more than doubled - from nineteen percent of all drugs sold in 1984 to forty-four percent in 1997. Read More

April 12, 2002

November 27, 2001- The Yale School of Management honors William J. McDonough, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in London, England today with The Yale School of Management Award for Distinguished Leadership in Global Capital Markets. The event gathers 50 of the world's leading financiers, finance ministers, and central bank governors for a meeting that includes a discussion on the future of global markets. Read More

April 12, 2002

March 12, 2002 - Fifteen Yale MBA students are enroute to Japan for a weeklong study trip to an array of Japanese firms and multinational corporations as part of their business studies of current strategy, operations, financial institutions, and general management in what is arguably the world's second largest economy. Read More

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