The Yale Socially Responsible Investments Journal

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Taking Account: Reevaluating the Student Debt Crisis

Taking Account: Reevaluating the Student Debt Crisis

Anand Swaminathan American college students are in crisis — or so the story goes. With 40 million Americans holding a total of $1.2 trillion in student loans, several experts have proclaimed a growing crisis in student debt[1]. They cite other alarming statistics: that 70% of graduates with bachelor’s degrees hold debt, that students graduated inContinue Reading Taking Account: Reevaluating the Student Debt Crisis

The Future of Energy Trading

The Future of Energy Trading

Christopher Chen Despite its subtlety, the gradual shift from active to passive investing has far-reaching implications. For investors, there is a unique allure to index funds—investments which are low maintenance, low cost, and often result in more profit than riskier, active investing through certain hedge funds and mutual funds. Asset manager’s like BlackRock Inc. recentlyContinue Reading The Future of Energy Trading

SpaceX Explosion Delays Ambitious Internet Connectivity Plans

SpaceX Explosion Delays Ambitious Internet Connectivity Plans

  Kaitlin Gately On September 1, a SpaceX rocket exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired prior to launching, destroying a $200m Facebook satellite intended to be delivered into orbit.   While the cause of the blast is still unknown, it occurred while the 604-ton Falcon 9 rocket wasContinue Reading SpaceX Explosion Delays Ambitious Internet Connectivity Plans