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.
Professor Bruce Greenwald and top value investors took part in a panel discussion at Columbia Business School on April 16, 2010.
Global economic growth and sustainability can -- and should -- go hand in hand, argues Geoffrey Heal, who here offers, in the keynote address prepared for the Rio+20 sustainability summit, four crucial steps to building long-term fiscal and environmental prosperity.
Frank Byrd '00 and Professor Emi Nakamura discussed U.S. inflation and monetary policy in a recent community forum.
Blackstone founder Pete Peterson spoke with students as part of the Silfen Leadership Series.
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.
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.
From the archive: Men’s honest overconfidence — not overt discrimination — may play an important role in male domination of the C-suite.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
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.
Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
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.
Can the principles of small modular infrastructure free us from the electrical grid — and make large-scale power failures in the aftermath of weather catastrophes like Sandy a thing of the past?
With 32 million people expected to gain access to insurance coverage, what is the long-term economic prospect? Professor Frank Lichtenberg explains why insurance is a good investment.
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.
Why are the homeowners who can most benefit from strategic default on underwater mortgages the least likely to choose it?
New research reveals how labels trigger cognitive and emotional processes underlying decision making.
Spending cuts must be coupled with tax reform that addresses corruption, Professor Charles Calomiris says.
The recent KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum on Ethics focused on the growing role of corruption in international trade.
As financial markets deregulate, income inequality grows.
Research suggests that mandatory contingent convertible bonds with a market trigger may not address the problem they were designed to solve.
A new book by Knight-Bagehot Fellow Lauren Weber examines the history of thrift in the United States.
Prof. Kuziemko argues that while Americans are increasingly worried about income inequality, there’s a hesitation when it comes to government action.
The chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase recently answered questions from students as part of the School’s David and Lyn Silfen Leadership Series.
Jiji Press Report on Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz's Tokyo Press Conference
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Daron Acemoglu of MIT and James A. Robinson of Harvard were recognized for their book, Why Nations Fail, while Columbia’s Paul Tetlock was honored for his research on finance.
The article cites research co–authored by Prof. Johnson that examines how governments should design policies regarding organ donors.
Professor Joseph Stiglitz in the Nikkei commented on Japan's new fiscal policy and actions.
While people strive for first place, they'll also take a gamble to get out â?? and stay out â?? of last.
This article was originally published in Ideas at Work.
Prof. Wei addresses two factors that will likely help to offset the slowing growth the world expects to see from China in the next decade.
At CJEB’s Annual Tokyo Conference, Prof. Patrick weighs in on Japan’s economic strategy to end deflation.
CJEB Director Hugh Patrick featured in AP article, "Japan's central bank chief vows to end deflation"
Faculty and industry experts, including Professor Frederic Mishkin, discussed the idea at the March 13 event, organized with Intelligence Squared.
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