The Economics of Organ Donation

Harvard Economist Alvin Roth Details Life-Saving Theory at Annual Brody Lecture At first glance, the search for a life-saving kidney donation may not seem to have much to do with economics. But Harvard University Professor Alvin Roth applies to that process the same market principles that drive global trade. It’s all about “a practical application […]

Brody Distinguished Lecture in Economics

Alvin Roth, Harvard University Professor and Pioneer of Modern Kidney Exchange Program, to Present at April 11 Lecture Alvin Roth, Harvard University’s George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration, will deliver the annual Alexander Brody Distinguished Lecture in Economics at Yeshiva University on Monday April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The event, entitled “Kidney Exchange: Barter on […]

Economics and Philosophy Scholar Wins Book Award of Greater Monetary Value Than Pulitzer and National Book Awards

Dr. James Otteson, professor of economics and philosophy and director of the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva University, has been named the first place winner of the 2007 Templeton Enterprise Awards for his seminal book Actual Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2006). The awards are among the largest in the publishing industry, with the top prize of $50,000 exceeding that of both the Pulitzer Prizes and the National Book Awards.

Scholars, Researchers, and Academics From Across the Country Attend Annual Business and Economics Conference at Syms

Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB) hosted more than 250 scholars, researchers, and academics from across the country at the 31st annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association (NBEA). The event, held Sunday, September 26 and Monday, September 27 on the university’s Beren Campus, signaled the growing importance of Syms as a center for economic and business study.