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Ideas at Work: Feature
July 23, 2014

To Reap Innovation’s Rewards, Team Up

Why does new technology spread so slowly in many industries?

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Columbia Business: Feature
June 13, 2012

A Better Big Apple

Through a new Master Class — a unique partnership between the School, city agencies, and the private sector — students are working to improve one of the most complex entities in the world: New York City.
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Columbia Business: Q&A
October 11, 2011

The PGA Tour’s Newest Stat

Professor Mark Broadie has developed a new methodology for analyzing putting performance.
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Ideas at Work: Feature
June 24, 2014

Rivalry's Poor Returns

New research suggests that, in some settings, ethnic loyalties trump productivity.

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Columbia Business: Q&A
June 4, 2014

A Macroeconomics Vacation

When disappointing snow in Tahoe discouraged their plans for a ski trip, three alumni — self-described “econ junkies”— jumped at the opportunity to go back to school.
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Ideas at Work: Feature
March 21, 2014

Eyeballing the Experts

What can umpires’ mistakes tell us about how status and reputation influence decision making?

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Columbia Business: Q&A
October 23, 2013

Insider Analysis

Simone Silverbush

In a new book, Steven G. Mandis — a banker-turned-sociologist and adjunct professor at the School — attributes Goldman Sachs’s culture change to “organizational drift.”

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Ideas at Work: Research Brief
July 23, 2008

Subset-Conjunctive Rules for Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A simple set of related rules can help doctors diagnose breast cancer using a less invasive type of biopsy.
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Ideas at Work: Research Brief
December 18, 2009

Dynamic Pricing with Financial Milestones: Feedback-form Policies

An easy-to-implement policy allows firms to determine the effect of future financing and performance milestones on pricing decisions, even when firms face uncertain market conditions.
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Ideas at Work: Feature
July 29, 2013

Uncertainty, Risk, and Climate Change

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.
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