Haas study suggest price discrimination would lead to web recongestion. Also, Haas professor to share insights about real estate outlook.

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December 10, 2014

Stuart Bernstein

New North Academic Building to Transform Berkeley Haas Student Experience

The Haas School of Business is constructing a new six-story academic building devoted entirely to student learning and interaction.

Stuart Bernstein

Biz Stone on Playing Legos, the Myth of the Sole Founder, and his Bright Spot Theory [Video]
Jelly CEO and Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone made us laugh and think when he visited Haas as part of our Dean's Speaker Series. No stranger to ups and downs, Stone shared his thoughts on how to make it through tough times, build teams, and work with friends. For highlights, tune to minute 16:00 to hear about myth of the sole genius founder and minute 36:00 to learn about his Bright Spot Theory for making startup products relevant even when they seem poised for failure.

Stuart Bernstein

Doctors, Haircuts, Even Kittens—
Now on Demand, via Smartphone

Prof. John Morgan comments on the world of on-demand services, where everything from snowplows to ice cream on a hot day, and even beer and marijuana, are just a smartphone away.

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Political Correctness Fosters Creativity

People may associate political correctness in the workplace with conformity, but new research by Jennifer Chatman suggests a different outcome.

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In Texas...Protecting the Environment without Slowing Economic Growth

One of the biggest oil booms ever is providing tremendous benefits to the U.S. economy. Can it continue while ensuring environmentally safe drilling and production?

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Entrepreneurs are Not Risk Seekers, Haas Study Reveals
Are most entrepreneurs reckless risk seekers hungry to bet their life savings on an untested venture? And driven by the same motivations that spur high-stakes gamblers to place million-dollar roulette bets? Quite the contrary, Haas research shows.

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Ken Rosen Thinks Airbnb Foes Get it Wrong on Rental Market Impact
New lawsuits against Airbnb fuel perceptions that short term rentals cause low inventory and high prices in urban rental markets. Ken Rosen found that income generated from short term Airbnb-type rentals did not match rental income in most cases.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Linked to Shareholder Wealth
Research supporting the view that CSR increases shareholder value was recently awarded the 2014 Moskowitz Prize by the Berkeley Haas Center for Responsible Business. The Prize is the only global award for quantitative research in socially responsible investing.

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Former Haas Faculty Cooks up Innovation with "Foodpreneur" Program at Culinary Institute
Foodpreneurism is a growing field with leaders like Revolution Foods Founders Kristen Richmond and Kirsten Toby, MBA 06. Now, former Haas lecturer and venture capitalist Wil Rosenzweig intends to make it even easier for trained chefs to get in on the action.

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Haas Raises Record-Breaking $561,000 at Big Give
The 24-hour campus-wide online event proved the biggest single-day fundraiser in Haas history. A total of 651 Berkeley Haas alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, and friends participated Nov. 20.

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Obit: Barclay Simpson—Alum, Business Leader, Philanthropist
The Haas School and UC Berkeley mourns the loss of a larger-than-life figure in business, and a passionate supporter of Cal. He passed away Nov. 8 at the age of 93.

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Haas Gear Discount for Alumni

For your holiday gifts and stocking stuffers, get a 20 percent discount, plus a free hat and free shipping for $75+ orders.
Be sure to use this code: alumni


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Event Calendar

Dec 10 - San Diego - MBASD Happy Hour

Dec 11 - Berkeley - Old Blues Luncheon

Dec 11 - Santa Monica - Toys for Tots B-school Fundraiser

Dec 13 - San Jose - Nutcracker Performance

Dec 19 - Palo Alto - Annual Poker Tournament

Jan 14 - San Francisco - Start-Up Funding Presentation

Jan 14 -Berkeley - Experienced Hire Networking

Feb 4 - Atherton - Haas Celebration in Silicon Valley