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CBS Matters is a series of talks where community members share with each other the things that matter most: the experiences and epiphanies that changed their lives. Students bond, celebrate their diversity, and deepen their community experience in a way that's unique to the School.

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Your Secrets are Weighing You Down

You “carry” a secret. You feel “burdened” by a secret. Your secret “weighs” on you. New research from Michael Slepian found that keeping a secret is akin to being encumbered by a physical weight. And that weight may be holding you back at work.

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Carbon Divestment: Before your returns go up in smoke

With countries around the world rolling out new carbon taxes and emissions trading plans, carbon divestment is moving from a moral line in the sand to sound financial planning.

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Can't Meet Anyone Online? It's Not All Your Fault.

Is a dynamic matching market with low application costs standing between you and true love? Possibly. Yash Kanoria, assistant professor in the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division, finds fewer choices may lead to better online matches.

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The Business Case for Going Green

Companies find that doing good for the environment is also good for the bottom line.

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The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Your former classmate might be the perfect business partner.

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Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

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Asia’s Multilateralism

The United States should welcome the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — but it doesn’t, says Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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Private Equity's Philosopher

Robert F. Smith ’94, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, finds value in the people and places that are most often ignored.

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Summit on Sustainable Food Sets the Table for Innovation

The event shone light on current problems brewing in the food industry and debated future outcomes.

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Asia’s Growth Engine Purrs

Shang-Jin Wei, a Columbia Business School professor and currently chief economist for the Asian Development Bank, outlines three drivers that will propel Asia’s growth.

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Fabrizio Ferri Wins Best Paper Award From John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

His paper, “Understanding Director Elections: Determinants and Consequences,” co-authored with Yonca Ertimur of the University of Colorado at Boulder and David Oesch of the University of Zurich, was presented at the Weinberg Center’s annual symposium on March 17.

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Your Secrets Are Weighing You Down

Research finds the experience of keeping a secret is akin to carrying a physical weight, diminishing motivation and performance.

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Patagonia

Twenty-eight students traveled 6,000 miles to spend 9 nights without electricity and 10 days on an amazing leadership trek in Patagonia.

Read the first-person account on Notes to the Next Class.