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?
Monday, November 9, is the deadline for banks to apply for the Treasury's Capital Assistance Program. Chances are, none will sign up.
A game reveals what lies beneath our most charitable impulse.
On September 10, James P. Gorman '87 was selected as the new chief executive of Morgan Stanley.
A lagging consumer appetite, not a tight market for lending, is the main cause of the plunge in exports during the global recession.
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.
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.
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?
Research suggests that mandatory contingent convertible bonds with a market trigger may not address the problem they were designed to solve.
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.
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
Why are firms' most productive employees the most likely to get pink slips when a recession hits?
How much should countries spend to avoid the uncertain risk of climate change?
New research shows that less than 11 percent of executive officers in New York's top 100 public companies are women.
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.
Professor Ciamac Moallemi considers some of the unanswered questions regarding the May 6 stock market plunge.
Has the quantitative revolution in finance been misunderstood? A research symposium on December 4 explored the uses and misuses of financial models.
New metrics provide a way to measure the growth and evolution of complex business groups.
New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.
Reconsider derivatives’ privileged status in bankruptcy.
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.
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...
Two Columbia Business School faculty members have been recognized with Dean’s Prizes for Teaching Excellence in a core course for 2013.
The president of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Banks emphasized to students the importance of direct communication.
Brian Cohen Workshop: Raise Smart Money for Your Billion Dollar Idea
As part of its first-ever student academic paper competition, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) recognized two Columbia students for their writing.
Professor Enrique Arzac was awarded for his Advanced Corporate Finance course, while Bill Duggan was honored for Napoleon’s Glance.
A capacity audience of students, faculty members, alumni, practitioners, and media learned from the expertise shared by keynote speaker James Gorman ’87, chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, during the third annual Program for Financial Studies conference on November 1.
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