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My Time at Yale SOM as a Visiting Assistant Researcher (VAR)

By: Martijn de Vries December 10, 2018
Martijn de Vries

In the summer of 2017 I was one of the lucky 42 students who received an invitation for the summer school in Behavioral Finance. The organization of the week was truly excellent. During the week I got to know many of the other students between sessions and during the evening dinners. Most...

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What I Learned From Organizing a Finance PhD Student Conference

By: Kaushik Vasudevan December 10, 2018
Kaushik

This past November, I had the opportunity to help organize the Yale Doctoral Fall Finance Conference, which brought students from across the country to present their research. The conference was borne out of a conversation amongst some of the PhD students in our program this past spring. We...

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Sage Advice from a PE Industry Expert

By: Ellie Campion March 19, 2018
EMBA students

On September 15, 2017, the asset management track had an intimate lunch followed by a colloquia session with Robert “Bob” Davis. Bob is the founder and Managing Partner of Nebrodi Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm. Prior to establishing Nebrodi Partners, Bob was a Managing...

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A Unique Team Project: Building a Case Study

By: Edoardo Pasinato March 9, 2018
Valentina Zanatta

The main reason I decided to be a research assistant for Prof. William Goetzmann stems from my interest in the raw case approach that SOM faculty has developed over recent years. Since the beginning of my MBA, in fact, I found HBS cases to be outdated, with a repetitive approach that doesn’t...

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Career Advice from Gregory Fleming, Yale Law School '88

By: Ellie Campion February 12, 2018
Ellie Campion ’19

The Yale SOM MBA for Executives program holds 8 colloquia presentations a year for each academic track (asset management, sustainability, and healthcare). Distinguished practitioners and academics generously share their time with the students explaining their career paths, current work, and...

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Reflections from a Whitebox Advisors Doctoral Fellowship Recipient

By: Leila Bengali August 22, 2017
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Being awarded a Whitebox Advisors Doctoral Fellowship was a wonderful surprise. Since then, I have had the opportunity to help organize and attend the 2017 Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference, and have also been able to fund my first independent research projects. Assisting with the...

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Shaping a Creative Future: A Conversation on Sustainability and Innovation

By: Alex Bigler July 20, 2017
Shaping a Creative Future

This past March, I gleefully found myself walking the runway at Prada Headquarters in Milan. No, I was not making my modeling debut (I lack the stature for that) but was instead participating in Sharing A Creative Future, a conference organized by The Prada Group, Yale SOM, and Politecnico di...

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