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Opening Minds and Doors in the Global Marketplace

The Chazen Institute supports, sponsors, and promotes thought leadership and frontier research on issues of significance to the global economy and business, and serves as the focal point for international programs and initiatives at Columbia Business School.

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Shaping the Discourse on Global Issues

The Chazen Institute draws on the expertise of world-class faculty members and business leaders to help shape the thinking and discourse on major global business issues. It sponsors and provides support for major research with significant cross-border implications.

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Engage with Recognized Business Leaders

The Chazen Institute sponsors a robust schedule of speakers and panels, including the Sir Gordon Wu Distinguished Speak Forum, which focuses on China’s economy and business practices, and the Nand and Jeet Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum, which offers perspectives on India.

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Thought Leadership Around the World

The Chazen Institute works in partnership with foundations, corporations, and educational institutions worldwide to bring Columbia Business School’s thought leadership and proprietary scholarship to business leaders around the world.

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Winter study tours are announced in May; spring tours are announced in October. Check our study tour page for updates.


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Chazen Global Insights

Why M&A Is Different in Japan

A byproduct of Japan's sluggish economy has been an uptick in merger and acquisition activity.

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Europe's Lapse of Reason

The European Union's malaise is self-inflicted, says Columbia Business School's resident Nobel Laureate.

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The Road to the C-Suite Goes Through Asia

No matter where your home base is, Asia is a necessary stopover on the career path to the corner office. Top search executives explain why.

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What Makes China Buy

Tom Doctoroff, head of JWT South Asia, reveals how to snag a coveted market: Chinese online shoppers

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The Expat's Dilemma

A foreign posting is a real resume booster — right? Not always, especially if you're coming from outside the United States to work within its borders. Assistant Professor Dan Wang explains.

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Ebola and Global Inequality

The ebola crisis is a stark reminder of the downside of globalization, says Columbia Business School's resident Nobel laureate.

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Private Equity in India: An Insider's View

Vishal Bakshi '00, managing director of principal investments in India for Goldman Sachs, opens up about the thorny world of private equity in a country dominated by family-owned businesses.

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India? A Model for Health Care?

Absolutely, says the head of Fortis Healthcare. India is stepping up to serve locals and internationals alike.

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Why China's Bubble Won't Burst

Fundamentals that aren't going away give China a shot at sustained high growth for the foreseeable future.

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Announcements

Registration for language classes is now open until Feb. 3. First day of language classes is Feb. 16.

Study Tour bidding has closed. Please email Chazen@columbia.edu to be added to the waitlist.

CBS students: Learn about study tours, language lessons, and more. Attend a Chazen Institute information session on Thursday, Jan. 29, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Uris 142. No reservation necessary.

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In the News

January 9, 2015

Greece’s Next Crisis
Charles W. Calomiris, a Chazen Senior Scholar, traces the effects of reversing reforms just as they begin, in his op-ed for The Boston Globe
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December 17, 2014

US Companies Consider the Possibilities of Cuban Trade
Chazen Senior Scholar Stephan Meier mentions Chazen Study Tours in this Wall Street Journal article (subscription required).
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December 15, 2014

What’s Old Is New: Deposit Insurance in China
On the deposit insurance front, it’s questionable how much China can learn from an early guarantee program as it prepares to roll out its plan next year to safeguarding bank accounts up to 500,000 yuan ($81,000), said Charles Calomiris, a Chazen Senior Scholar and Columbia Business School professor.
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October 13, 2014

4 Money Moves to Outsmart Your Brain
The research of Chazen Senior Scholar Sheena Iyengar is featured on Fortune.com.
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September 21, 2014

Panagariya on Modi’s Next Moves
Coverage of Chazen Senior Scholar Arvind Panagariya’s comments at a Chazen event on the new Modi administration are covered in the Economic Times of India.
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September 16, 2014

Is Globalization in Retreat?
Chazen Senior Scholar Jan Svejnar is quoted in this New York Times article.
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August 11, 2014

“Fragile by Design” nominated for FT honor
Chazen Senior Scholar Charles Calomiris’ book is one of 16 finalists for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year.
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August 1, 2014

When It’s Good to Have Bad Choices
Chazen Senior Scholar Sheena Iyengar's research is featured in The New Yorker: "When It's Bad to Have Good Choices."
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June 10, 2014

The Promise of Modinomics in India
Chazen Senior Scholar Arvind Pangariya explains how the new prime minister can bring back growth.
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June 9, 2014

We Don't Hate Change, But Change Hates Us
All new technology spreads at a breakneck pace, right? Wrong, according to research by Chazen Senior Scholar Eric Verhoogen featured on National Public Radio.
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April 28, 2014

How Automation Fell Flat in the World’s Soccer-Ball Capital
The research of Chazen Senior Scholars Amit Khandelwal and Eric Verhoogen is featured in a Wall Street Journal article on Pakistan’s soccer ball industry
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April 27, 2014

The Risks and Rewards of High-Frequency Trading
“We’ve been transitioning, and the computers won," Chazen Senior Scholar Charles Jones tells The Christian Science Monitor.
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April 16, 2014

Arianna Huffington on the Struggle to Find Work-Life Balance
Fast Company dissects Huffington’s talk at Columbia Business School.
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