About Public Offering

This blog is a natural extension of Columbia Business School's longstanding tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship. read more...


Archive for April 2014
June 22, 2009

Executive Education in Saudi Arabia

I recently returned from teaching a one-week program in nonprofit management in Saudi Arabia, where foundation leaders want to make philanthropy more strategic. What was the experience like?

Read post
September 23, 2008

A Keynesian Lesson for Confidence

As Keynes wrote more than seven decades ago, strengthening credit is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for recovery.

Read post 1 Comment
March 04, 2008

Should the Government Provide a Bailout? Students Have Their Say

Yesterday I asked Public Offering visitors the same question I asked my Modern Political Economy students: should the federal government intervene in the current crisis or simply let the market work its painful way out? Here are a couple student responses.

Read post
March 03, 2008

Should the Federal Government Provide a Housing Bailout?

One of the reasons that Modern Political Economy is such an enjoyable course to teach is that every term a real-life issue emerges that underscores the course’s contemporary relevance. What to do about the credit crisis that cascaded from the home mortgage debacle is the latest case in point.

Read post 4 Comments