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Haas NewsWire, February 6, 2006


Haas Mourns the Loss of Alumnus and Lecturer Paul Rogers
New Professor Tackles the Complexities of Limit Order Markets, Mount Kilimanjaro
Don't Miss the Sixth Annual Asia Business Conference this Saturday, Feb. 11
Chairman of China's Hainan Airlines to Speak at Haas, Feb. 16
Private Equity Conference to Draw Upon Haas School Faculty and Alumni Expertise, Feb. 16
Tenth Women in Leadership Conference "Strikes a Balance," March 4
Challenge for Charity Auction Seeks Donations
YEAH's Jeff Hicks Receives Leavey Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education
Haas in the News
Happening at Haas




Haas Mourns the Loss of Alumnus and Lecturer Paul Rogers


The Haas School community mourns the tragic loss of alumnus and entrepreneurship lecturer Paul Rogers, who together with his wife, Julie Wycoff, was the victim of a fatal attack on January 31.


Rogers, 48, and his wife were killed in their home in El Cerrito, Calif., allegedly by Wycoff’s brother, who was arrested later that morning.


A memorial service for Paul and Julie Rogers will take place on Friday, February 17, at 1:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA 94707, Telephone: 510-525-0302. If you plan to attend, please try to carpool or plan to arrive early.

Rogers earned his JD/MBA, a concurrent business and law degree, at UC Berkeley in 1988 and his BS in environmental policy analysis from UC Davis in 1983. He was the managing director of the El Cerrito law firm Rogers and Meador, which he founded in 2003.


Passionate about entrepreneurship, he was a frequent guest speaker for the Haas School’s Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and has been teaching entrepreneurship at Haas since 2000.


“Paul Rogers filled every minute of his life with energy and commitment to serving,” said Tom Campbell, dean of the Haas School. “We will miss him in the entrepreneurship program, and in the family that comprises our Haas School.”


This semester, Rogers was co-teaching the flagship entrepreneurship course for full-time and evening and weekend MBA students. The course will continue to be taught by his co-instructor, Mark Coopersmith, MBA 86, who is also president of Brand Strategy at Addis in Berkeley. 


In addition to teaching, Rogers served on the advisory board of the Lester Center and was a mentor to many fledgling MBA start-up ventures that sprung from this course and from the center’s incubator, the Berkeley Entrepreneurship Laboratory.


“We have a motto here at Haas that entrepreneurship is a team sport, and Paul Rogers was a key player on our team,” said Jerome Engel, executive director of the Lester Center. “We are very sad to have lost him.”


A memorial fund has been established for the three children, ages 12, 15, and 17, who were left behind. Those wishing to contribute may send their donations to:


The Rogers Family Memorial Fund
Mechanics Bank, El Cerrito Branch
9996 San Pablo Avenue , El Cerrito, CA 94530
Branch Telephone:  510-558-2300
Account Number: 4086-7846
Bank Routing Number: 1211-02036


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New Professor Tackles the Complexities of Limit Order Markets, Mount Kilimanjaro


Limit orders, IPOs, and queuing are a trio of related topics that have provided Christine Parlour, new assistant professor of finance, fertile ground for exploration.
 
Parlour, one of five faculty members who joined the Haas School in the fall, has focused much of her career on how allowing buyers and sellers to announce their desired price – making limit orders – affects financial markets. She comes to Haas after nine years on the faculty of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and a brief stint at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

In limit order markets, investors trade directly with each other instead of putting their orders through a market maker. The market acts as a bulletin board for traders to announce the price they are willing to accept to buy or sell a given stock.

With the advent of electronic trading and new trading rules, many equity markets today are organized with a limit order structure, including most in Europe, the NASDAQ, and some aspects of the New York Stock Exchange.
 
But there is still uncertainty about how limit order markets will continue to develop over time, Parlour notes. In her research, she has drawn on game theory to open the door to a class of more realistic models to evaluate policy and trading practices in such markets.
 
In one model, Parlour simulated 500,000 traders arriving to a limit order market. After performing two experiments with this model, she and several co-researchers found that one metric often used to evaluate market policies can be misleading in a limit order structure.
 
"There is a huge body of work on how traders evaluate how well their trades are doing, but in the change to the limit order market structure, these evaluation tools have become obsolete," Parlour says. "We have to build and use new tools to evaluate trading costs and strategies."
 
In other research, Parlour created a model to examine IPO bookbuilding – the process of soliciting bids from institutional investors before pricing a stock for an initial public offering. Working with University of Michigan Associate Professor Uday Rajan, also formerly of Carnegie Mellon, Parlour used the model to analyze how investor bids vary with different forms of share rationing. They found that giving high bidders priority can result in only slightly higher revenue for a firm compared with distributing shares proportionally to investors.

Queuing was the subject of another piece of research by Parlour and former Carnegie Mellon colleagues. They created a model to examine why firms allow lines to develop for their products or services – a question relevant to everything from restaurants and amusement parks to backlog at industrial firms.
 
“A firm benefits from having customers waiting for the product, since a queue serves as a signal to new arrivals that the good has high quality,” they concluded.
 
When she isn’t creating complex analytical models to simulate real-world market phenomena, Parlour has ventured outdoors to tackle such challenges as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. This spring she is teaching a Ph.D. seminar on market microstructure and corporate finance.


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Don't Miss the Sixth Annual Asia Business Conference this Saturday, Feb. 11


Tickets are for sale now for the sixth annual Asia Business Conference, titled "Assessing Strategic Initiatives for Asia," at the Haas School on Saturday, February 11.

John Chen, CEO of Sybase, and Skhinder Singh Cassidy, vice president for Asia-Pacific & Latin America at Google, Inc., will give the keynote speeches at the event. The panel discussions at the conference will cover a broad spectrum of topics including marketing, investing, cultural issues, biotechnology, healthcare, and multimedia standards. Company representatives from Yahoo!, Salesforce.com, Deloitte,


Barclays, and Electronic Arts will speak on the panels.


Organized by full-time Berkeley MBA students of the Asia Business Conference Club, the conference will start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. Conference sponsors include Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, the Management of Technology Program (MOT), and the Clausen Center for International Business & Policy.


Tickets are $50 for the general public and $25 for students. For more information and to register, go to http://berkeleyabc.org/2006/index.html.


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Chairman of China's Hainan Airlines to Speak at Haas, Feb. 16


Chen Feng, chairman of Hainan Airlines Company, which is China's fourth largest airline and its largest private airline, will speak at a lunch hosted by the Haas School on Thursday, February 16, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room.


Lunch will be provided for all who will attend. Seats are limited and registration is required. Please register by noon on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at http://groups.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/chenfeng.html.


Mr. Chen Feng is also chairman of the board of directors of HNA Group, the parent company to Hainan Airlines. Hainan Airlines Company, which is soon to be Grand China Airways, will soon start flying from Beijing to Boston.


Chen originally established Hainan Provincial Airlines in 1993 with 10 million yuan (about $1.2 million). He graduated from Lufthansa College of Air Transportation Management in Germany in 1984 and earned an MBA from Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands in 1995.


The event is part of the Dean's Speaker Series. It is co-sponsored by UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism and the Asia Society in San Francisco.


For more information on this event, contact Carlis Crowe at carlis@haas.berkeley.edu.


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Private Equity Conference to Draw Upon Haas School Faculty and Alumni Expertise, Feb. 16


Industry experts are joining with Haas School faculty and alumni to share their perspectives on the economic outlook and the private equity industry at the third annual West Coast Private Equity Conference on Thursday, February 16, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.


The conference is organized by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), San Francisco, and the Haas School of Business.


Haas School Professors Richard Lyons and Andrew Rose will take part in a debate titled, "A Look Ahead at the 2006 Economy: Recession, Inflation, Growth or Bust?" Haas alumnus and Dilbert creator Scott Adams, MBA 86, will give the keynote address on his journey from cubicles to comics. The complete agenda for the day can be found at http://www.acg.org/sanfrancisco/.


The conference was the vision of alumnus Stephen Etter, BS 83, MBA 89, partner at Greyrock Capital Group and a lecturer in the Haas Finance Group. Haas alumni and ACG board members Mark French, MBA 98, principal at Greyrock Capital Group; and Linda Carleton, MBA 89, CEO and president of FinanceStaff Inc., helped bring the conference about. Approximately 20 current MBA students were instrumental in hosting the conference.


This event is sponsored by Allied Capital American International Group, Inc. (AIG); CapitalSource; Duff & Phelps; Equity Risk Partners; Farella Braun + Martel, LLP; FinanceStaff, Inc.; Golub Capital; Grant Thornton LLP; Harris Williams & Co.; Merrill Corporation; PNC Business Credit; TSG Consumer Partners; The San Francisco Business Times; and Thomson-Buyouts.


Event organizers reserved a limited number of discounted tickets at $100 each for Berkeley MBA students. In order to reserve one of these spots, MBA students need to e-mail Travis Layton at tlayton@haas.berkeley.edu with their name, address, phone number, and e-mail.  Checks should be made out to the Haas Finance Club and deposited in Lauren Nadalin's mailbox in the MBA lounge by February 14 . 


For more information or to register, visit http://www.acg.org/sanfrancisco/.


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Tenth Women in Leadership Conference "Strikes a Balance," March 4


One of cable TV’s most influential women and the CFO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., are the keynote speakers for this year's Women in Leadership Conference, titled “Striking a Balance: Our Futures & Options,” which will take place on Saturday, March 4, at the Haas School of Business.


Deborah Blackwell, executive vice president and general manager of SOAPnet, a cable channel that offers same-day episodes of popular daytime dramas at night, will deliver the afternoon keynote address. She was named a 2005 "Wonder Woman" by Multichannel News and one of the 50 most influential women in cable television by Cable World Magazine in 2005.


Sharon McCollam, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Williams-Sonoma, Inc., will deliver the morning keynote speech. McCollam oversees Williams-Sonoma's finance, accounting, treasury, investor relations, planning, and corporate procurement functions.


This tenth anniversary conference is being co-chaired by Mani Pandher and Ayako Tanaka, both second-year full-time Berkeley MBA students, and organized by the members of the Women in Leadership club. Panels will follow two themes: Industry panels that will provide insights into issues face by women in particular industries, including technology, healthcare, finance, and consulting, and issue panels that will explore pressures both in the workplace and outside it.


Networking opportunities are a key part of the event. At last year’s conference 60% of the attendees were professionals and 40% were students. A set of interactive workshops will create opportunities for networking while giving attendees tangible tools in such areas as gender communications and negotiating with power.


The Women in Leadership Conference is the longest running student-organized conference at Haas, and, according to Pandher, is sold out every year. Sponsors include FedEx, Ford, and the Guidant Foundation. For more information and to register, visit http://www.wilconference.org.


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Challenge for Charity Auction Seeks Donations


Now is the time for the Haas community to step up and donate great items like surfing lessons, lunch with a CEO, collectibles, or dinner with a professor for the annual Challenge for Charity Auction, which is now accepting donations for its February 25 event at the Berkeley City Club.


Challenge for Charity (C4C) is a competition between seven West Coast MBA programs to promote fundraising and volunteerism for Special Olympics and other charities. The Haas School raised $40,000 last year through this annual auction. Donated items come from local businesses, alumni, students, faculty, and staff.


To make a donation, visit http://groups.haas.berkeley.edu/c4c/.


Tickets and details on attending the 2006 C4C Auction, titled “Haas Goes to Hollywood,” will be available closer to the date. For more information on Challenge for Charity, visit http://groups.haas.berkeley.edu/c4c/.


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YEAH's Jeff Hicks Receives Leavey Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education


Jeff Hicks, assistant director of the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas program, has been chosen to receive a Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Penn.


Hicks is one of nineteen educators from schools throughout the United States who have been chosen to receive a Leavey Award. The awards, endowed by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation of Los Angeles, recognize educators for innovative techniques in teaching about the free enterprise system.


This award is given each year to educators who teach the benefits of the free enterprise system to future generations. Hicks was nominated by two Haas alumni for his work in the YEAH After School Business Clubs for middle school students. This is the first national award that YEAH has received since its inception 15 years ago. Hicks credits this award to "a great team of staff and students in the YEAH program."


Hicks has been developing youth mentor programs for over 25 years. Before coming to Haas, he served as Youth Programs Director at Lindsay Wildlife Museum for 10 years. He has developed youth programs for large corporations, public agencies, churches, and numerous non-profit organizations.


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Haas in the News


Severin Borenstein, the E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy, was quoted in news articles regarding President Bush’s plan to decrease dependency on foreign oil:
+ Inside Bay Area article on February 2 titled “Is Bush’s oil plan valid?” For full article: http://www.insidebayarea.com/businessnews/onthemove/ci_3467751
+ Los Angeles Times article on February 1, titled “Bush Calls for Cuts in Oil Reliance.” For full article: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-union1feb01,0,1152409.story?coll=la-headlines-nation


The death of Paul Rogers, lecturer in entrepreneurship and JD/MBA 88, and his wife, was covered by numerous news outlets:
+ February 3 CBS 5 Bay City News story titled “No Plea Entered in El Cerrito Double Murder.” For full story: http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_034112357.html
+ February 3 San Francisco Chronicle article titled “Anger over parenting called a motive in slayings.” For full article: http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/03/BAG6BH208N1.DTL
+ February 2 Contra Costa Times article titled “Authorities still looking into slayings.” For full article: http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/crime_courts/13772756.htm
+ February 2 Inside Bay Area article titled “Neighbors help slain couple's kids.” For full article: http://www.insidebayarea.com/localnews/ci_3467766
+ February 1 CBS 5 Bay City News story titled “Female Victim of El Cerrito Knife Attack Dies.” For full story: http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_032094531.html
+ February 1 Contra Costa Times article titled “ El Cerrito couple stabbed to death.” For full article: http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/13762961.htm
+ February 1 San Francisco Chronicle article titled “Brother suspected in fatal stabbing of sister, her husband. 3 children are left behind -- arrest made in Roseville.” For full article: http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/01/BAG1PH0R181.DTL
+ January 31 ABC 7 News story titled “Police: Man Fatally Stabs Sister, Husband.” For full story: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=local&id=3862628
+ January 31 Fox Reno article titled “Second Victim in El Cerrito Stabbing Attack Dies.” For full article: http://www.foxreno.com/news/6625000/detail.html
+ January 31 Contra Costa Times article titled “ El Cerrito man dies, wife critical after attack.” For full article: http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/13756586.htm
+ January 31 KXTV article titled “Citrus Heights Man Held in Bay Area Stabbings.” For full article: http://www.news10.net/storyfull2.aspx?storyid=15657


Borenstein was quoted in a February 1 Contra Costa Times article titled “Gas prices may have risen for good, analysts say.” For full article: http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/transportation/13762947.htm


David Vogel, the Solomon P. Lee Distinguished Professorship in Business Ethics, was quoted in a February 1 San Francisco Chronicle article titled “Lofty ideals meet reality. Ethical debate swirls around Google's attempts to expand business in China.” For full article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/01/BUG67GVRUU39.DTL


Dean Tom Campbell was mentioned in a February 1 Business Week article titled “B-School Professors Go to Washington,” regarding his former position as the director of California’s Finance Department. For full article: http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/content/feb2006/bs2006021_3765_bs001.htm


The Global Social Venture Competition was mentioned in various news outlets:
+ New Indian Express article on February 1 titled “Entrepreneurship touches grassroots at ISB.” For full article: http://www.newindpress.com/NewsItems.asp?ID=IEB20060131083144&Page=B&Title=Business&Topic=0
+ Cool Avenues online article January 28 titled “ISB Hosts Asia Semi Finals for Global Social Venture Competition.” For full article: http://www.coolavenues.com/bschools/060130/isb_asia_1.php3


Ankur Luthra, BS 03, was featured in an article titled “Would You Buy a Used Dotcom from this Man?” in the February edition of Wired Magazine. For full article: http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.02/mayfield.html


James Wilcox, the Kruttschnitt Family Professor of Financial Institutions, was featured in various news outlets regarding Ben Bernanke becoming chairman of the Federal Reserve:
+ KCBS-AM on January 31
+ KQED 88.5 FM on January 30
+ San Francisco Chronicle in a January 29 article titled “Professor steps into maelstrom of Fed policy; Bernanke's style very different from predecessor Greenspan.” For full article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/29/BUG8RGTINM1.DTL


Philip Tetlock's book "Expert Political Judgment" was mentioned in a January 31 Wall Street Journal article titled “Fed Chief's Biggest Idea Was to Avoid Having One; Embracing the Ambiguity,” in context of Alan Greenspan’s retirement as chairman of the Federal Reserve. For full article: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB113867853905960708.html (requires login)


David Levine appeared on the KTVU Channel 2 Ten O’clock News on January 30 to discuss the State of the Union address. For full story: http://mfile.akamai.com/12948/wmv/vod.ibsys.com/2006/0131/6610626.300k.asx


Former Dean and Professor Laura Tyson, who is on leave from Haas to serve as dean of the London Business School, was featured in an article in East Bay Business Times titled “ Tyson to return to Haas” on January 30 regarding her decision to return to her faculty position at the Haas School in January 2007. For full article: http://eastbay.bizjournals.com/eastbay/stories/2006/01/30/daily9.html?jst=b_ln_hl


Terrance Odean, the Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair II in Leadership and Communication, was mentioned in a January 30 London Free Press article titled “Low turnover yields higher returns for investors.” For full article: http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/Business/BusinessMonday/2006/01/29/1417392.html


Dean Tom Campbell was featured in various news outlets for being one of the top candidates for the University of Arizona presidency:
+ Arizona Daily Star in a January 29 article titled “ Shelton tops on feedback forms.” For full article: http://www.azstarnet.com/dailystar/metro/113518
+ Dispatch in January 27 article titled “UNC provost chosen as new UA president.” For full article: http://www.the-dispatch.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060127/APN/601271031&cachetime=5


Ernesto Dal Bó, assistant professor in the business and public policy group, was quoted in a January 29 Washington Post article titled “Retailer Target Branches Out Into Police Work.” For full article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/28/AR2006012801268.html


Jonathan Leonard, the George Quist Chair in Business Ethics, was quoted regarding the increase in the number of female-owned companies in the January 28 Women’s eNews article titled “Bizwomen Ranks Rise.” For full article: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/2616/context/archive


Borenstein was featured on an ABC Channel 7 News segment titled, “Chevron Posts Most Profitable Year Ever” on January 27. For full story: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=business&id=3853363


Raymond Tong, MBA 88, and his company, Achievo Corporation, were featured news outlets:
+ January 22 San Francisco article titled, “Land of opportunity; China's bustling Guangdong province is emerging as an export hot spot.” For full article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/22/BUGLAGQ2EU1.DTL&hw=Achievo&sn=002&sc=793
+ January 22 San Francisco article titled, “'New China hands' wield business tools: Bicultural manager.” For full article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/22/BUGFLGQO6G1.DTL&hw=China+Berkeley&sn=003&sc=405


Sebastian Teunissen, adjunct professor and executive director of the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, was featured in an December 25 El Mercurio article regarding the foundation that he helped to start, Rapa Nui Heritage Foundation, and their efforts to save the cultural heritage of Easter Island.


Priya Raghubir, associate professor in the Marketing Group, was on the Business Shrink radio show on December 21, to discuss the U.S. debit crisis and advertising. For full radio segment: http://www.allbusiness.com/business_advice/expert.asp?ID=11552&mode=play&PlayID=11573


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Happening at Haas


ASIA BUSINESS CONFERENCE
“Assessing Strategic Initiatives for Asia"
Saturday, February 11
8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Arthur Andersen Auditorium
For more information, contact Marcus Tan or Ji-Young Yoon at cochairs@berkeleyabc.org.
To register, go to http://berkeleyabc.org/2006/registration.html


PRIVATE EQUITY CONFERENCE
ACG San Francisco and Haas School of Business
Thursday, February 16
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco
To register, go to http://www.acg.org/sanfrancisco/.


WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
“Striking a Balance: Our Futures & Options"
Saturday, March 4
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Arthur Andersen Auditorium
For more information, contact Mani Pandher at pandher@haas.berkeley.edu or Ayako Tanaka at tanaka@haas.berkeley.edu.
To register, go to http://www.wilconference.org/2006/registration.html.


Seminars


INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS WORKSHOP
"Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship" by David Baron, Stanford University
Thursday, February 9
4:10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cheit Hall 325
For more information, contact Anita Stephens at stephens@haas.berkeley.edu.


SHANSBY MARKETING SEMINAR SERIES
"MEE Repeated Exposure and Preference" by Bob Zajonc, Stanford University
Friday, February 10
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cheit Hall 250
For more information, contact Laura Gardner at lgardner@haas.berkeley.edu.


INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS WORKSHOP
Pierre Azoulay, Columbia University
Thursday, February 16
4:10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cheit Hall 325
For more information, contact Anita Stephens at stephens@haas.berkeley.edu.


SHANSBY MARKETING SEMINAR SERIES
Mario Capizzani, Haas School
Friday, February 17
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cheit Hall 250
For more information, contact Laura Gardner at lgardner@haas.berkeley.edu.


INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS WORKSHOP
Is Corruption Socially Efficient? Evidence from a Field Experiment in India by Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University
Thursday, February 23
4:10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cheit Hall 325
For more information, contact Anita Stephens at stephens@haas.berkeley.edu.


SHANSBY MARKETING SEMINAR SERIES
“Knowing your place: Self-perceptions of status in social groups” by Cameron Anderson, Haas School
Friday, February 24
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cheit Hall 250
For more information, contact Laura Gardner at lgardner@haas.berkeley.edu.


SEMINAR IN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND POLICY
“The Costs of Environmental Regulation in a Concentrated Industry” by Stephen Ryan, MIT
Wednesday, March 1
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cheit Hall 250
For more information, contact Carol Chapman at cchapman@haas.berkeley.edu.


INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS WORKSHOP
Leemore Dafny, Northwestern University
Thursday, March 2
4:10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cheit Hall 325
For more information, contact Anita Stephens at stephens@haas.berkeley.edu.


SHANSBY MARKETING SEMINAR SERIES
Piotr Winkielman, UCSD
Friday, March 3
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cheit Hall 250
For more information, contact Laura Gardner at lgardner@haas.berkeley.edu.


Alumni Events


NEW ENGLAND ALUMNI
Cross-Business School Happy Hour
Tuesday, February 7
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Julien Bar and Lounge, Langham Hotel, 250 Franklin Street, Boston
Join alumni from Wharton (University of Pennsylvania), Sloan (MIT), INSEAD, IMD, Stanford, Stern (NYU), Tuck (Dartmouth), SOM (Yale), London BusinessSchool, Johnson (Cornell), Fuqua (Duke), Harvard, and Columbia for the monthly CrossiBusiness Happy Hour. It is a great way to meet and mingle with alums from Haas and other business schools.
For more information, contact Karen O'Brien at karen_obrien@usa.net.


SAN FRANCISCO ALUMNI
Haas Connections/Networking Evening: The State of Corporate Responsibility
Wednesday, February 8
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Varnish Art Gallery , 77 Natoma Street, San Francisco
San Francisco alumni are invited to a joint social event with the Center for Responsible Business. Join the Center for Responsible Business, the Berkeley Net Impact Club, and the Haas Alumni Network San Francisco Chapter for a special evening of networking and discussion on: "The State of Corporate Responsibility." Engage with other Haas alumni interested in corporate social responsibility. Connect with current Haas students dedicated to redefining the role of business in society. Learn about the Center for Responsible Business’s innovative activities and how you can get involved. Build on ways to use your business expertise to create positive impact.
For more information, contact Joanna Trammell at joannat@haas.berkeley.edu.


BAY AREA ALUMNI
Haas Celebration in Silicon Valley
Wednesday, February 15
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton
The South Bay Chapter of the Haas Alumni Network invites you to the Seventh Annual Haas Alumni Network Celebration in Silicon Valley. This always popular networking and speaker presentation event is not to be missed. Special keynote presentation on leadership by Jeff Tedford, Cal’s football coach.
To register, go to http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=99865.
For information, contact the Haas Alumni Relations office at alumni@haas.berkeley.edu.


NEW ENGLAND ALUMNI
Cross-Business School Happy Hour
Tuesday, March 7
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Julien Bar and Lounge, Langham Hotel, 250 Franklin Street, Boston
Join alumni from Wharton (University of Pennsylvania), Sloan (MIT), INSEAD, IMD, Stanford, Stern (NYU), Tuck (Dartmouth), SOM (Yale), London Business School, Johnson (Cornell), Fuqua (Duke), Harvard, and Columbia for the monthly Cross Business Happy Hour. It is a great way to meet and mingle with alums from Haas and other business schools.
For more information, contact Karen O'Brien at karen_obrien@usa.net.


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