Summer 2001
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COVER STORY
From Wall Street to Washington
Senator Jon S. Corzine, '73

A self-proclaimed progressive, the former head of Goldman Sachs adopts a senatorial style of giving.

By Melissa M. Bernardoni

 

 

From the Editor
Edward A. Snyder Becomes Dean of Chicago GSB
In our last issue of Chicago GSB, we highlighted the international search for the GSB's next leader. In May, the quest was over.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Mean
Investing in the Long Run
Financial advisers often maintain that long-term investors allocate more aggressively to equities. But according to research by Nicholas Barberis, associate professor of finance, investors would be wise to hedge their bets.
By Soo Ji Min

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Being There: Chicago Women in Business Conference
Success on the Street
The first time Wendy de Monchaux, '86, walked onto Wall Street's trading floor, men held up numbers to rate her appearance. A few days later, when she turned the tables and began rating her male colleagues, they realized de Monchaux was no pushover.
By Kimberly Sweet

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Profiles: Jim Yost, '74
Ford's Highway to High Tech
As Ford Motor Company's vice president of corporate strategy, Jim Yost, '74, works with the company's 51 other top executives to formulate company agendas, align management with company goals, develop business plans, and assess global competition. The hitch is that he's trying to do all this with as little paper as possible.
By Susan DeGrane

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