While people strive for first place, they'll also take a gamble to get out — and stay out — of last.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
A new book by Knight-Bagehot Fellow Lauren Weber examines the history of thrift in the United States.
As financial markets deregulate, income inequality grows.
Reconsider derivatives’ privileged status in bankruptcy.
New research shows that the relationship between income inequality and life satisfaction is not as simple as it seems.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
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.
Blackstone founder Pete Peterson spoke with students as part of the Silfen Leadership Series.
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.
A model uses game theory to predict how changes to the electoral system could shift campaign strategies and ad spending — and alter election results.
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.
The recent KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum on Ethics focused on the growing role of corruption in international trade.
New research shows that subtle differences in implementation led to wide discrepancies in measured outcomes.
Frank Byrd '00 and Professor Emi Nakamura discussed U.S. inflation and monetary policy in a recent community forum.
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.
New research suggests that the effectiveness of the Home Affordable Mortgage Program was severely limited by loan servicers’ low capacity to negotiate modifications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An economist argues that restaurant patrons and waiters would be better off if restaurants adopted no-tipping policies.
Professor Bruce Greenwald and top value investors took part in a panel discussion at Columbia Business School on April 16, 2010.
Award honors Ilyana Kuziemko and Emi Nakamura for outstanding research and leadership in economics
Five leading economists, including Dean Glenn Hubbard, spoke at a February 4 symposium moderated by Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs.
Columbia Business School economist looks into the possibility of unemployed workers tapping the disability fund when running out of unemployment benefits
Prof. Frederic Mishkin calls Reverse Repo, the Fed’s method of controlling interest rates for banks and other financial institutions, a “very critical part of money markets.”
An article titled "Overconfidence in Consumer Prices is Dangerous"Ã?Â which was based on a recent paper co-authored by Professor David E. Weinstein, "How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?," was featured in Nikkei on December 23, 2013.
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?"
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.
Chazen Director Shang-Jin Wei comments on a new Chinese policy that gives rural farmers more rights to their land and the benefits such reforms could have for agricultural investment and the economy.
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.