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Centers & Programs

Much of the cutting-edge research that takes place at Columbia Business School is facilitated by our centers, programs, and institutes. In addition to conducting research and impacting real-world business, many centers offer programming for our students.

Learn more by browsing each center's individual site.


The Center for Excellence in Accounting and Security Analysis

Decision, Risk, and Operations

The Center for Pricing and Revenue Management

The W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness

Finance and Economics

The Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI)

Program for Financial Studies

The Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing

Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB)

The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

The Private Equity Program

The Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy


The Behavioral Research Lab

The Center for Decision Sciences

The Global Leadership Matrix

Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program

Motivation Science Center

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise

Program on Social Intelligence

The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics


The Center on Global Brand Leadership


The Arthur J. Samberg Institute for Teaching Excellence

Columbia University-Harlem Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Consulting Program

The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center

The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business

The Media & Technology Program

Columbia Ideas at Work

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Seeking a match online? Whether its a new job or a date, fewer choices may lead to better matches.

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To Anchor a Negotiation, Two Points May Be Better Than One

Opening ranges offer negotiators unexpected benefits both in relationships and final settlements

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The High Cost of Climate Uncertainty

Using nearly a century and a half of stock market data, researchers consider individual tolerance for risk to put a more accurate price on carbon and stave off the worst effects of climate change.

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Up in Smoke

As countries around the world roll out climate change policies, carbon divestment moves from moral high ground to financial imperative.

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How Not to Issue an Ebola Quarantine

The nurse in the Ebola quarantine flap is a reminder that it hurts when decisions go against us, but it hurts a lot more when you feel you’ve also been disrespected in the process.

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Printing Money, But Not Pumping It into the Economy

A new look at the money multiplier sheds light on bank behavior in the wake of the recession.

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Want Your Innovation Contest to Work?

New research explores the ideal contest design for spurring innovation.

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Is Your Team Too Talented?

Too much talent — on the court or in the office — can drive down team performance, new research shows.

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