World Business News
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 10, 2011
Erskine Bowles ’69, cochair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, addressed a capacity crowd of Columbia Business School students, faculty members, alumni, and industry professionals at the Inaugural Program for Financial Studies Conference, “Finance in a World of Uncertainties.”
October 21, 2011
Prof. Weber talks with the Dalai Lama, discussing “Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence.”
On Climate, Ethics, Cow Burps and the Dalai Lama
September 02, 2011
Prof. David Beim joins NPR’s Planet Money to weigh–in on the worst–case scenario for Europe’s economy.
July 12, 2011
Forbes discusses a paper by Prof. Ray Fisman that compiled a comprehensive list of diplomatic parking violations by U.N. diplomats. The paper revealed how social norms and culture influence corrupt officials.
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
June 27, 2011
CNN features Prof. Ray Fisman’s thoughts on new anti-corruption websites surfacing in China that encourage people to share stories of bribes online.
June 17, 2011
Forbes features research findings by Prof. Charles Calomiris that reveal the size of bank loans made within EU member nations, and the relationship of these loans to the GDPs of the nations extending the credit.
May 31, 2011
BloombergBusinessWeek’s Debate Room features Prof. Bill Duggan’s thoughts on the need to prioritize business loans in order to build infrastructure in undeveloped countries.
Foreign Aid Won’t Eliminate Poverty
May 16, 2011
MarketWatch features Professor and Director of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business Shang-Jin Wei’s thoughts on the challenges facing China as they execute monetary policy reforms.
China navigates tough road to tighter policy
May 10, 2011
Vox reports on research by Prof. Ang that reveals why the risk of default by EuroZone countries is much higher than it is for U.S. states.
April 27, 2011
Fifteen Latin American business owners have completed a groundbreaking yearlong entrepreneurial education program that took them across three continents.