A new book by Knight-Bagehot Fellow Lauren Weber examines the history of thrift in the United States.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
Professors Trevor Harris and Doron Nissim and Executive-in-Residence Robert Herz discuss their new paper on accounting's role in reporting, creation, and reduction of systemic risk at financial institutions and across the financial system.
Reconsider derivatives’ privileged status in bankruptcy.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
New research suggests that the effectiveness of the Home Affordable Mortgage Program was severely limited by loan servicers’ low capacity to negotiate modifications.
Professor Bruce Greenwald and top value investors took part in a panel discussion at Columbia Business School on April 16, 2010.
New research shows that the relationship between income inequality and life satisfaction is not as simple as it seems.
Executive in Residence Bruce Usher says the United States must take fast action on clean-energy projects to compete with China in the clean-tech race.
What can Japanese businesses learn from the unprecedented crisis engulfing Toyota? It's a question that was raised over spring break on the Chazen Study Tour to Japan.
Spending cuts must be coupled with tax reform that addresses corruption, Professor Charles Calomiris says.
Professor Shang-Jin Wei and Jong-Wha Lee, chief economist of the Asian Development Bank, shared their views on Asian economies at a recent event.
In this podcast, Geoffrey Heal discusses one of the biggest questions businesses and society face today — and tomorrow: how to make decisions about a future that's certain to be shaped by climate change.
An economist argues that restaurant patrons and waiters would be better off if restaurants adopted no-tipping policies.
New research shows that subtle differences in implementation led to wide discrepancies in measured outcomes.
A model uses game theory to predict how changes to the electoral system could shift campaign strategies and ad spending — and alter election results.
As financial markets deregulate, income inequality grows.
After three decades of barely-checked expansion, the world is waiting for China's economy to run out of steam. Shang-Jin Wei argues that China's unique features will likely help it offset some of the slowing forces and maintain speed for the next decade.
From the Archive: A model uses game theory to predict how changes to the electoral system could shift campaign strategies and ad spending — and alter election results.
While people strive for first place, they'll also take a gamble to get out — and stay out — of last.
Frank Byrd '00 and Professor Emi Nakamura discussed U.S. inflation and monetary policy in a recent community forum.
Will the cost of overhauling the health care system take an undue toll on small businesses? Professor Rita McGrath says that could be the case.
Blackstone founder Pete Peterson spoke with students as part of the Silfen Leadership Series.
The recent KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum on Ethics focused on the growing role of corruption in international trade.
The event was part of the School’s Silfen Leadership Series and sponsored by the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy.
Principles before profit that sums up Citigroup’s emphasis following the financial crisis, said Co-President James Forese during a talk with students on September 24.
Video and summary report now available for talk by CJEB Research Associate Professor Takatoshi Ito, "The Third Arrow of Abenomics: How Far Will It Reach?"
CJEB Core Faculty member Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, gave a talk, "Abe and the LDP Are Back. Now What?" on September 25. A video and summary report of the talk are now available.
New Working Paper by CJEB Director of Research David E. Weinstein, Professor Tsutomu Watanabe of the University of Tokyo, and Jessie Handbury of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, "How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?," now available
Research by Prof. Rockoff finds that value–added measurements of teacher quality are a strong predictor of student success and correlate positively with future income.
Professor Hugh Patrick's views on the state of the political economy in Japan, particularly Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy of "Abenomics," were featured in his article "Japan's Price Fix" in the East Asia Forum on October 9, 2013.
New research from Columbia Business School warns that consumers will make mistakes totaling $9 billion; offers prescriptions to help improve consumer experience using new state healthcare exchanges