Real Estate News
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
August 24, 2011
The article features a mortgage refinancing plan proposed by Prof. Chris Mayer and Dean Glenn Hubbard, and how the plan could support the housing market and US economy.
U.S. May Back Refinance Plan for Mortgages
June 15, 2011
The Atlantic discusses a study by Senior Vice Dean Chris Mayer that explores why consumers chose to default when they received news that their mortgage plan at Countrywide Financial was about to become part of a mortgage modification program.
Mortgage Modification Program Encourages Default
January 12, 2011
Columbia University President Lee Bollinger, in consultation with Dean Glenn Hubbard and members of the Columbia Business School Board of Overseers, has chosen Elizabeth Diller of the New York-based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the School's new facilities in Manhattanville.
August 24, 2010
Professor Calomiris argues that mortgage reform should include minimum downpayments for mortgage.
Time to introduce minimum downpayments for mortgages
August 13, 2010
Paul Milstein, leading New York real estate developer, philanthropist, and friend to the School, died on August 9.
June 09, 2010
Prof. Meier's research finds math deficiencies increase foreclosure risk.
Study Says Math Deficiencies Increase Foreclosure Risk
June 05, 2010
Prof. Bontempo discusses how buyers should negotiate in the current housing market in The Wall Street Journal.
As Housing Perks Up, Multiple Bids Come Back
January 07, 2009
The plan aims to facilitate mortgage modifications, and thus reduce foreclosures, by compensating servicers and removing some legal constraints.
December 22, 2008
Leading academics and experts gathered to examine the origins of the financial crisis and discuss what actions policymakers might take to prevent it from happening again.
October 06, 2008
Among the keys to solving the current economic crisis are promoting bank recapitalization and stabilizing housing prices, speakers said.