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Why Columbia Business School?

An Unrivaled Culture of Academic Excellence

The groundbreaking research of our faculty members influences business practices in every sector. Informed in real time by the global business environment, they teach a transformative and ever-evolving curriculum that develops leaders poised to create opportunity in any environment.

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Exposure to the Pulse of Business, Inside and Outside the Classroom

As the only top Ivy League business school immersed in the global business hub that is New York City, we offer students unparalleled access to leaders from across industries — in the classroom, throughout the city, and around the globe. Guest lecturers, programs like our Executives in Residence, and the Silfen Leadership Series bring real-world insights on a daily basis.

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Diverse, Open, Entrepreneurial

Each year, high achievers from around the world enjoy a culture that encourages an open exchange of ideas. At Columbia, our students find the support, network, and opportunity to thrive through offerings like our more than 200 elective courses and 100-plus student clubs.

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Making a Powerful Impact on Business and Society

The thought leadership of our faculty and staff and our position at the center of global business mean that we make an immediate and measurable impact on the forces shaping business. Around the globe, our 40,000-plus alumni are tackling the increasingly complex problems of today and making a difference in their own industries and society at large.

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News & Ideas

The Business Case for Going Green

Companies find that doing good for the environment is also good for the bottom line.

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The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Your former classmate might be the perfect business partner.

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Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

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Asia’s Multilateralism

The United States should welcome the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — but it doesn’t, says Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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Private Equity's Philosopher

Robert F. Smith ’94, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, finds value in the people and places that are most often ignored.

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Summit on Sustainable Food Sets the Table for Innovation

The event shone light on current problems brewing in the food industry and debated future outcomes.

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Asia’s Growth Engine Purrs

Shang-Jin Wei, a Columbia Business School professor and currently chief economist for the Asian Development Bank, outlines three drivers that will propel Asia’s growth.

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Fabrizio Ferri Wins Best Paper Award From John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

His paper, “Understanding Director Elections: Determinants and Consequences,” co-authored with Yonca Ertimur of the University of Colorado at Boulder and David Oesch of the University of Zurich, was presented at the Weinberg Center’s annual symposium on March 17.

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Your Secrets Are Weighing You Down

Research finds the experience of keeping a secret is akin to carrying a physical weight, diminishing motivation and performance.

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