Business Economics and Public Policy News
November 19, 2011
Prof. Weinstein notes that in order for benefits to grow in line with income, Japan’s economy needs to increase taxes by 10% of GDP.
Whose lost decade?
November 16, 2011
Andy Stern has been named a Senior Fellow for the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy, an interdisciplinary academic center jointly administered by Columbia Business School and Columbia Law School.
November 11, 2011
In a column on Forbes.com, Prof. Schoenberg discusses his thoughts on current US tax policy.
October 21, 2011
Prof. Weber talks with the Dalai Lama, discussing “Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence.”
On Climate, Ethics, Cow Burps and the Dalai Lama
October 19, 2011
Prof. Beim’s byline addresses the reasons why it would be best for Greece to leave the eurozone.
October 17, 2011
In a column for the FT’s A–List, Dean Glenn Hubbard proposes how the United States can promote investment and exports.
The false choice of stimulus versus austerity
September 29, 2011
In a byline for the WSJ, Prof. Mishkin explains why stripping the Fed of its independence would not bode well for the US economy.
Politicians Are Threatening the Fed’s Independence
September 27, 2011
An open letter by Prof. Santos and Euro–nomics, an academic consortium, offers a proposal for European Safe Bonds.
Making Europe Safer
September 19, 2011
In an article for Bloomberg View, Dean Glenn Hubbard outlines a plan for the US’ economic recovery, which includes a short–term “stimulus” in the context of a longer–term structural reform plan.
September 08, 2011
Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, has been tapped to lead presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's economic policy team.
September 02, 2011
Prof. David Beim joins NPR’s Planet Money to weigh–in on the worst–case scenario for Europe’s economy.
August 09, 2011
Prof. David Beim explains how the Fed has used “the classic macroeconomic prescription of easy monetary policy” to the max.