Business Economics and Public Policy News
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
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