Has the quantitative revolution in finance been misunderstood? A research symposium on December 4 explored the uses and misuses of financial models.
"Your Business School years have coincided with an extraordinary time and now you have a huge opportunity," Paul Calello '87 of Credit Suisse told students in a recent lecture.
A game reveals what lies beneath our most charitable impulse.
New research shows that less than 11 percent of executive officers in New York's top 100 public companies are women.
Do different national codes turn bankruptcy into a strategic tool for companies? And how will changes in the U.S. bankruptcy code affect companies' borrowing behavior?
A firm's income statement holds the clue for calculating the value of its hard-to-measure assets, according to new work from Professor Stephen Penman.
Gur Huberman examines why competition hasn't eliminated profits for money managers, and why mutual funds are still priced well below the value of their profits.
Corruption — a major barrier to growth and development in poor countries — is difficult to define and even more difficult to measure. Creative research methods are shedding new light on its effects.
Monday, November 9, is the deadline for banks to apply for the Treasury's Capital Assistance Program. Chances are, none will sign up.
Cheryl Rathbun, a managing director at Citi, spoke with students in September about the future of financial regulation. Banking, she said, may start to look a little more retro.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
Research suggests that mandatory contingent convertible bonds with a market trigger may not address the problem they were designed to solve.
New metrics provide a way to measure the growth and evolution of complex business groups.
Jonathan Knee wants to bring back the traditional values of investment banking's early days -- before junk bonds, LBO funds and the Internet bubble changed everything.
Professor Ciamac Moallemi considers some of the unanswered questions regarding the May 6 stock market plunge.
In the late 1990s, Argentina adopted world-class bank regulation and welcomed the arrival of several large foreign banks. Did these changes make it easier for small firms to obtain funding?
Why are firms' most productive employees the most likely to get pink slips when a recession hits?
Participating in this contest made me truly proud to attend Columbia. We brought to bear on our presentations certain ideas that are distinct to the approach to investing taught in some of the School's courses.
On September 10, James P. Gorman '87 was selected as the new chief executive of Morgan Stanley.
Before Lehman's fall, the government played a relatively small direct role in financial markets. Now, the most important player in financial markets is the government.
A lagging consumer appetite, not a tight market for lending, is the main cause of the plunge in exports during the global recession.
"When you ask for feedback, make sure you get it and then don't push it away," Sallie Krawcheck '92 said in a discussion about the career paths of women executives.
How much should countries spend to avoid the uncertain risk of climate change?
What direction is Henry R. Kravis '69 taking his private equity firm? In the cover story of BusinessWeek magazine he shares his vision for the future.
In today's rapidly changing economy, every executive needs to be able to master the language of finance and accounting, know what questions to ask...
To meet the demands of risk and finance professionals, PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association) and Columbia Business...
Henry Miller ’70 shared how lessons he has learned restructuring private companies could help solve both national and local deficit problems.
Prof. Kim discusses research co–conducted with Prof. Kogut that finds the technology stock market boom created an upward push in the normative expectation of executives’ compensation through social comparisons.
The article discusses Prof. Jiang’s research that examines the role of hedge funds in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process.
Study finds that high–frequency trading enhances market liquidity, reduces trading costs, and makes markets more efficient
Last fall a panel of high-powered finance expertsâ??including bank executives, regulators, politicians, journalists and a Nobel laureate in economicsâ??assembled at Columbiaâ??s Miller Theatre to participate in a panel titled â??Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?â?
Women’s careers can be viewed as “lattices instead of ladders” in some cases, Sallie Krawcheck ’92 said during her keynote address as part of Columbia Business School’s first Women’s Week, held November 12-16.
Pitching to the Media: Join us for the November 16th Crain's Perfect Pitch Competition
On December 7 - 9, 2012 over sixty members and friends of the Columbia Business School community, including current MBA and EMBA students, law students, alumni, and industry professionals will gather at the oceanfront conference facilities of Gurney’s Inn located in Montauk, NY for an innovative seminar/retreat called Deal Camp.
Michael Perelstein, adjunct professor of finance and economics at Columbia Business School, died Saturday, March 17.
The article notes Prof. Nissim’s research on the significance of dividends following Apple’s decision to make a dividend payment to its investors.
More than 750 professionals, academics, alumni, and students gathered on February 3, 2012 for the 18th Annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference. Columbia Business School's Private Equity and Venture Capital Club hosted the event, which focused on the emerging opportunities and challenges facing the industry through its theme, "Out of the Storm But Not Out of the Woods."
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