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Archive for 2009
December 29, 2009

Accounting for Intangible Value

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.

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December 22, 2009

Good Cause and Effect

New research from Professor Ray Fisman and his colleagues shows that linking a product with a charity donation is an effective way to boost sales.

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December 18, 2009

What Is the Best Book You Read in 2009?

From the economy to economic gangsters, this reading list comprises some of the books faculty members enjoyed most last year.

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December 17, 2009

Notes from the Cornell-Fidelity Stock Pitch Competition

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.

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December 15, 2009

Kravis Looks Ahead for Private Equity

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.

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December 11, 2009

Economy is in 'Recovery Phase'

Dean Glenn Hubbard spoke in a community forum with students on December 8 to deliver "the good, the bad and the ugly" about the economy.

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December 10, 2009

Financial Models: Why All the Fuss?

Has the quantitative revolution in finance been misunderstood? A research symposium on December 4 explored the uses and misuses of financial models.

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December 07, 2009

Better Incentives for Carbon Reduction

Professor Geoff Heal says there are two actions that can mitigate the effect of greenhouse gases on the planet.

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December 04, 2009

Summer Fellowships with Social Value

More than 55 MBA students in the Social Enterprise Program participated in the Summer Fellowship Program. Read more about their experiences.

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