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Shining a Light into the Black Box of the Art Market

The opacity of the art market benefits a tiny elite of collectors, gallerists, and artists, says Yale SOM's Magnus Resch, but makes it harder for most artists and art lovers to connect.

Andy Warhol’s Muhammad Ali is auctioned at Christie’s in 2007.
  • How Does an IPO Affect Rival Firms?

    The initial public offering (IPO) market recently saw its busiest week since 2001. A new study by Yale School of Management professors Matthew Spiegel and Heather Tookes reveals how these and other IPOs affect rival firms over time.

  • Firms’ Shared Ties Hurt Merger Performance

    Merger performance varies greatly depending on the number of pre-merger third-party ties connecting the acquiring firm to its partner, according to a new study by researchers at the Yale School of Management and INSEAD.

  • Market Rule Breakers Pay a Price

    Organizations that don’t conform to the norms of their market category are penalized with higher prices, according to new research co-authored by Professor Amandine Ody-Brasier.

  • Classroom Insights: Lessons from the First Stock Bubble

    Each time it happens, it seems in retrospect like people have lost their minds, and that such widespread madness could never happen again. And then it happens again. Yale SOM professor William Goetzmann looks back at an investing mania from the 18th century to better understand the forces that can create such distortions.

    Mississippi Company illustration of civil unrest in the streets