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May 31, 2012
Lynne Sagalyn, director of the School’s Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, lays out the benefits and challenges facing the private and public sectors when they team up to undertake large-scale development and infrastructure projects.
January 22, 2010
From the Archive: A skewed sex ratio is fueling a highly competitive marriage market, driving up China’s savings rate and with it the global trade imbalance.
December 18, 2009
An easy-to-implement policy allows firms to determine the effect of future financing and performance milestones on pricing decisions, even when firms face uncertain market conditions.
January 26, 2009
As Washington weighs action to stabilize the housing market, a new proposal for stemming the tide of foreclosures from Professors Chris Mayer and Tomasz Piskorski of the Business School and Edward Morrison of Columbia Law School is gaining currency. The key, they argue, is to align the financial incentives of all stakeholders to modify loans that homeowners cannot afford and remove legal barriers that deter servicers from seeking loan modifications.
September 14, 2007
New research using Megan’s Laws data confirms that property values decline when sex offenders move into a neighborhood — and points to how much it's worth spending on policies that prevent violent crime.