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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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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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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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Chazen Global Insights

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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Modi's Five Waves of Change

Each wave has the potential to boost India's GDP by at least a half percentage point, says Adil Zainulbhai, chairman of the new Quality Council of India.

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The Age of Vulnerability

In the United States, upward mobility is more myth than reality, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. Downward mobility and vulnerability, however, is a widely shared experience.

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Why Creative Destruction Has Bypassed India

The frenzy that has accompanied the introduction of the iPhone 6 is a perfect example of creative destruction, a phenomenon that's a key measure of dynamic growth. In India, it's in short supply.

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Four Moves That Would Transform India

Arvind Panagariya sets an agenda for India's new leader during the inaugural event of Columbia Business School’s new India Business Initiative.

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You Say You Want a Revolution

The editor of The Economist traces three revolutions that upended society as we know it, and explains why a fourth revolution within the next ten years is unavoidable.

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In the News

October 23, 2014

Can Art Inspire Action on Climate Change?
Chazen Senior scholar Elke Weber weighs in on an ice installation in Copenhagen.
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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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