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.
Driving Aston Martin
It takes a certain caché to build a car for James Bond. Ulrich Bez, the CEO of Aston Martin, describes how he keeps Aston Martin über-cool in this exclusive interview. Read the interview.
In Government We Don’t Trust
A new survey of business leaders around the globe reveals deep suspicion about the ability of governments to handle their economic problems. Download the report.
Women and the World Economy
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, says the glass ceiling is only part of the gender inequality problem. The bigger issue: women's access to labor markets at all levels. Read her op-ed.
Emerging Markets: Nirvana Lost
For emerging markets, nirvana is over; but, in some cases, their citizens have no inkling of the suffering that may be upon them, says Andres Velasco, the former finance minister of Chile and a visiting professor at Columbia University. Read the op-ed.
How GE Does Business in China
GE China’s CEO comes clean about partnering with SOEs, protecting intellectual capital, and the value of home-grown talent. Read the Q&A.
Four Things You Thought You Knew About Africa
The world’s largest continent has a reputation as a place of spotty governance and unreliable infrastructure. But there are pockets of progress that represent real opportunity for forward-thinking investors. Read the report.