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Top experts and teachers.

Yale SOM faculty are dedicated teachers and leading researchers who play an outsized role in shaping business theory, policy, and practice. Through our centers, they collaborate to advance knowledge of the financial system, customer behavior, sustainable business practices, social enterprise, and other subjects.

Faculty Spotlight

  • A lot of my work tries to bring together the financial markets, the market microstructure side, and the corporate finance side.

    headshot of Heather E. Tookes
  • I’m a development economist. I work to understand why some countries are poor and others are rich, and what we can do about the deprivation that comes with poverty.

    Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
  • We’ve known for decades that a lack of social connection is associated with poor mental health. It’s associated with poor physical health, too. I think what we’re starting to understand is the reality of how significant those consequences are.

    photo of Marissa King teaching
  • When you look deeply enough, accounting is a set of agreed-upon rules to produce the evolving financial story of an organization. Notice I didn’t say a history. The history is part of the story, but not all of it.

    Rick Antle

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Featured Yale Cases

tronc: Valuing the Future of Newspapers

Tribune Publishing made the controversial move to "tronc" in the midst of a bruising takeover battle. In May 2016, the Tribune Publishing board rejected a second all-cash buyout offer from Gannett Publishing, $15/share, up from an initial unsolicited bid of $12.25. The debate became public and heated, as Gannett made an appeal directly to the Tribune's non-management shareholders. The effort failed.

Faculty author: Heather Tookes

Shake Shack IPO

Opening day investors bid up the $21 per share offering price by 118% to reach $45.90 at closing bell. By the end of May, investors were paying $92.86 per share. But observers wondered if this price represented a realistic valuation of the enterprise and if not, what was Shake Shack truly worth? 

Faculty authors: Jake Thomas and Geert Rouwenhorst

Notable Publications from Faculty

  • Fighting Financial Crises book cover
  • Social Chemistry book cover

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