Yale University

Average Joe CEO Made $9.6 Million in 2011

Profits at big U.S. companies broke records last year, and so did pay for CEOs. The head of a typical public company made $9.6 million in 2011, according to an analysis by the AP using data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

Should Law Schools Pay Some Students to Drop Out?

Two Yale professors have proposed an interesting solution to the nation's oversupply of lawyers. Have law schools offer tuition refunds to first year students if they quit. The National Association of Law Schools, not surprisingly, rejected the idea.

Is Yale's Confidence Index Sending a Signal?

Yale regularly publishes four indexes that measure institutional and investor confidence. This one is now showing a large divergence in sentiment. What might that trend be saying about the stock market?