The School in the News Archive
November 29, 2013
Prof. Mark Cohen discusses promotions that create the most value for both shoppers and retailers this holiday season.
Which Promotions Work Best for Retailers?
November 25, 2013
Prof. Gita Johar’s research finds that the “conditioned superstitions” people develop in response to good luck can increase the illusion of control, offer psychological comfort, and even boost performance.
When Superstition Works
November 22, 2013
Chazen Director Shang-Jin Wei comments on a new Chinese policy that gives rural farmers more rights to their land and the benefits such reforms could have for agricultural investment and the economy.
Beijing to Make It Easier to Bet the Farm
November 20, 2013
Research by Prof. Ravina shows that America’s richest households make the same investing mistakes as people of average wealth.
Rich Make Same Investment Errors as Rest
November 18, 2013
Chazen Institute Director Shang-Jin Wei argues that a relaxed one–child policy could close China’s widening gender imbalance, reduce competition in the marriage market, and make homebuying more affordable.
November 14, 2013
A biennial report from Columbia Business School and the Women’s Executive Circle of New York shows that the number of women leading New York’s top companies has flatlined in recent years.
Women See Slow Progress in Leadership
November 08, 2013
Prof. Mayer argues that tight credit for homebuyers, not institutional financing, is driving the trend away from homeownership and toward rentals.
Wall Street Figured Out How to Securitize Your Rent. Should You Worry?
November 06, 2013
Prof. Duggan offers tips on how to gain an edge from big data without sacrificing intuition, creativity, and critical thinking.
November 04, 2013
Prof. Moshe Cohen attributes the conservative pricing of new stocks like Twitter to investor anxiety in the wake of Facebook’s IPO flop.
Post–Facebook IPOs Leave Money on the Table