Business Economics and Public Policy News
February 18, 2014
Award honors Ilyana Kuziemko and Emi Nakamura for outstanding research and leadership in economics
January 14, 2014
Prof. Frederic Mishkin calls Reverse Repo, the Fed’s method of controlling interest rates for banks and other financial institutions, a “very critical part of money markets.”
A Fed Explainer: What’s Reverse Repo?
December 03, 2013
The event was part of the School’s Silfen Leadership Series and sponsored by the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy.
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
October 12, 2013
Research by Prof. Rockoff finds that value–added measurements of teacher quality are a strong predictor of student success and correlate positively with future income.
Knowledge for Earnings’ Sake
October 01, 2013
Principles before profit that sums up Citigroup’s emphasis following the financial crisis, said Co-President James Forese during a talk with students on September 24.
August 13, 2013
Prof. Beim discusses the unsustainability of Greece’s debt situation and why defaulting may be the quickest way back to economic prosperity.
July 26, 2013
Prof. Sicherman argues that the New York City restaurant industry and its patrons should abandon the social norm of tipping.
Don’t Forget to Stiff Your Waiter
July 23, 2013
Prof. Mayer explains the complex and often counterintuitive effects of rent control on the New York City housing market.
The Perverse Effects of Rent Regulation
June 10, 2013
Prof. Wei argues that the Chinese central bank’s plan to speed up interest rate liberalization will exacerbate inefficiencies and fail to reduce the country’s current account surplus.
June 03, 2013
A 1949 Columbia Business School graduate and a member School’s Board of Overseers, the senior senator from New Jersey died on June 3 due to complications from viral pneumonia.