Business Economics and Public Policy News
June 22, 2012
Prof. Ang talks about how credit downgrades, such as Moody’s, will affect future operations by big banks.
A Sober New Reality in Credit Downgrades for Banks
June 12, 2012
Prof. Nakamura co-authors an op-ed addressing the degradation of national statistics in light of a bill passed by the US House of Representatives that would eliminate the American Community Survey and the Economic Census.
Don’t Replace Data With Ideology
May 21, 2012
The article cites Prof. Ferri’s research on the impact of “say on pay” legislation in the UK.
Shareholders Cut CEO Pay in Backlash
May 11, 2012
Intelligence Squared US has announced a new partnership with the School’s Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy, a joint venture of Columbia Business School and Columbia Law School.
May 04, 2012
The article discusses Prof. Gonen ’04 and his appointment as New York City’s deputy commissioner for recycling and sustainability.
A Recycling Czar for New York City
April 25, 2012
The article features several remarks made by Prof. Mayer during his testimonial before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs.
More Refinance Help on Horizon for Fannie, Freddie Homeowners?
April 18, 2012
China and the United States should work toward a common goal to strengthen their relationship, Henry Kissinger said during a candid talk in front of a packed house at Columbia University’s Miller Theater on April 16.
April 14, 2012
The article features an interview with Prof. Calomiris in which he examines flaws in the Dodd–Frank Act, particularly government subsidization of mortgage risk.
The Big Flaws in Dodd–Frank
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