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The Chazen Institute’s mission is to support, sponsor, and promote thought leadership and frontier research on issues of significance to the global economy and business. It is also the focal point for international programs and initiatives at Columbia Business School.
The Institute derives its strength from proximity to a world-class faculty at Columbia Business School and other parts of Columbia University. For example, in the area of international economics and business alone, the University boasts over twenty prominent scholars including Nobel Laureates in economics and former senior economics officials in governments and international organizations. Many of these luminaries are featured in our robust schedule of forums, conferences, and events, many of which are open to the public.
If you are a reporter or a researcher, I hope you will discover ideas and inspirations by reading our signature e-newsletter, Chazen Global Insights. In it, you'll find interviews with leading researchers and policy makers, recaps of talks and events, and thought-provoking commentaries on some of the most important issues facing the global business community.
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Director, Chazen Institute of International Business
Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise, Columbia Business School
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November 24: “Rediscovering the Art of Brand Marketing in China’s Digital Age” with Tom Doctoroff, Asia Pacific CEO, JWT.
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Chazen Study Tour waitlists are open for India, Taiwan/Hong Kong, and South Africa. Email Chazen@columbia.edu for more info.