The documents in the Yale Collection of Historical Securities, a joint effort of Yale SOM’s International Center for Finance (ICF) and Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, are priceless to students and scholars for their illumination of the history of finance. At least one...
During his second year at Yale SOM, Brian Murray ’10 got involved with a project renovating a dilapidated building in Philadelphia, and, he said, “A lightbulb went off in my head.” Murray saw that real estate development has enormous potential to change people’s lives.
Trade creates growth by creating efficiencies and increasing the range of available goods and services, former World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy told students on February 13. But that growth is accompanied by wrenching economic shifts that must be mitigated domestically by social welfare, education, and other programs.
In an era of increasingly ubiquitous technology, we are all generating a continuous stream of data. Walking down the street, we are observed by a series of closed-circuit cameras; as we make purchases, credit card records map our appetites. And most dramatically, the phones that we carry record not only our location and phone calls and text messages, but also, through social media, our emotions: likes and dislikes, jokes, desires. Facebook, says Salvatore Iaconesi, has more information about who we really are than any nation on the planet.