Business Economics and Public Policy News
March 01, 2012
In an article for the Wall Street Journal, Prof. Federgruen argues that government price controls are the primary reason for the decline in the number of suppliers, drug shortages in the US.
The Drug Shortage Debacle — And How to Fix It
February 14, 2012
Dean Hubbard’s byline argues that innovation, investment and inclusion are three parts needed for US economic growth.
How to crank up America’s economic dynamo
February 06, 2012
Four Columbia Business School faculty members shared their expertise as part of a special panel, “Understanding the Euro Crisis,” moderated by Dean Glenn Hubbard, on Thursday, February 2 at the School.
January 11, 2012
Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times covers research by Prof. Rockoff that finds effective teachers positively impact students’ lives throughout their lifetime.
The Value of Teachers
December 28, 2011
The article features research by Dr. Mueller that examines the behavioral patterns of jobless workers who file for disability benefits.
Jobless Tap Disability Fund
December 15, 2011
Prof. Ang examines why the United State’s fiscal union offers lessons for the European Union.
The Ties That Bond — and Don’t
December 06, 2011
Prof. Beim joins NPR’s Planet Money to talk about the power of central banks to adjust liquidity.
December 06, 2011
On the Financial Times’ Women at the Top blog, Prof. Reuben discusses his research on men’s overconfidence and suggests that recruiters should not take male candidates’ claims about past performance at face value.
Who lies more to get ahead? Men or women?
December 05, 2011
The article features a study by Prof. Reuben that finds men’s honest overconfidence may play an important role in male domination in upper management and executive positions. This research was also featured in The Washington Post.
CEO Safety Net Invites Risk–Taking, Study Says
November 23, 2011
Dean Hubbard’s byline proposes how the US can reduce federal deficits and become fiscally responsible.
It’s Still Possible to Cut Spending: Here’s How