Business Economics and Public Policy News
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.
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.
May 01, 2013
Daron Acemoglu of MIT and James A. Robinson of Harvard were recognized for their book, Why Nations Fail, while Columbia’s Paul Tetlock was honored for his research on finance.
April 21, 2013
Prof. Kuziemko argues that while Americans are increasingly worried about income inequality, there’s a hesitation when it comes to government action.
Our Feelings About Inequality: It’s Complicated
April 12, 2013
The article cites research co–authored by Prof. Johnson that examines how governments should design policies regarding organ donors.
The Ins and Outs of Organ Donation
March 27, 2013
Prof. Wei addresses two factors that will likely help to offset the slowing growth the world expects to see from China in the next decade.