Capital Markets and Investments News
March 01, 2012
More than 750 professionals, academics, alumni, and students gathered on February 3, 2012 for the 18th Annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference. Columbia Business School's Private Equity and Venture Capital Club hosted the event, which focused on the emerging opportunities and challenges facing the industry through its theme, "Out of the Storm But Not Out of the Woods."
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.
February 03, 2012
Prof. Gordon discusses the likelihood of investors to bet on technology stocks, after Facebook’s IPO filing.
Facebook v. the Market: Who’s Fueling Who?
January 20, 2012
Prof. Meier talks to Marketplace Radio about his study that finds an association between impatience and lower credit scores.
December 29, 2011
The New York Times’ Bucks blog discusses Prof. Meier’s study on the association between impatience and lower credit scores.
Impatient? It May Be Hurting Your Credit Score
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
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?
October 12, 2011
Prof. Calomiris discusses advantages of ‘coco’ bonds.
Bankers predict revival of ‘coco’ bonds
October 11, 2011
The article features a paper by Prof. Beim that explains how inflation may be a future tool for the eurozone and finds the real costs of a Greek default to the ECB.
Correct: Update: ECB At Risk If Greece Defaults — Study
July 27, 2011
Research by Prof. Andrew Ang finds the average hedge fund to be moderately leveraged.
Are Hedge Funds ’Too Big to Fail’?
July 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report discusses a study by Prof. Daniel Bartels that reveals why consumers opt for present consumption over long–term financial investments, noting the degree to which people feel connected to their future selves. Research by Prof. Ran Kivetz on the relationship between guilt and the consumption of luxury products is also featured.
The Secret to Saving for a Rainy Day
July 10, 2011
The Financial Times reports on research by Shang–Jin Wei that finds that the rising sex ratio imbalance in China has led parents to accumulate wealth for their son’s marriages, helping to drive the rise in private savings between 1990 and 2005.
Asia: Heirs and spares