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Archive for October 2008
October 20, 2008

Paying for a Pulse

Heightened disclosure requirements and increased corporate scrutiny are making it less likely for senior executives of poorly performing companies to receive handsome compensation packages.

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October 17, 2008

Home Prices Need Policy Help

Dean Glenn Hubbard responds to Ben Bernanke's speech, and calls for more action in order to stop falling house prices.

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October 16, 2008

Cloudy Forecast For Google’s New Apps

We are in the midst of a huge shift towards “cloud computing” — where we store our files and software on the web rather than on our personal desktop machines.

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October 16, 2008

Note to Treasury: Caution Ahead

Columbia Business School's economists respond to the Treasury's plan to recapitalize banks.

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October 15, 2008

Tackling the Textbook Giants

To combat the high cost of textbooks, Professor Noel Capon is allowing students to pay what they wish for the online version of his new marketing text.

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October 14, 2008

Value Investors Celebrate 75 Years of Security Analysis

In some fundamental way, the current market is what Security Analysis is about. We do the same thing regardless of the market: we look for value.

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October 13, 2008

Financial Crisis' Flawed Metrics

Business academics must train the next generation of managers, financial analysts and investment bankers to understand the critical difference between profit and profitability.

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October 09, 2008

Philanthropist's Guide for Rainy Days

Think hard about what the biggest problems out there are to be solved, and survey the charity landscape for organizations that most effectively address your chosen set of needs.

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October 08, 2008

How Will the Financial Crisis Affect the Base of the Pyramid?

How can we best help the world’s poor access the wealth-magnifying capacity of financial markets?

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