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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

A Decisive Victory — and an Uncertain Future — for the UK

According to Geoff Heal, the Conservative victory in the UK leaves the near-term future of the United Kingdom — and its ties to Europe and the world — on shaky ground.

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Growth Sometimes Wins

In this month's UK election results, Charles Calomiris sees a mix of smart, populist politics, and a citizenry ready to trade short-term comfort for austerity’s promise of long-term growth.

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Chris Borland Makes the Hard Choice to Go Long

Chris Borland’s dramatic decision to retire at age 24 can teach us all something about the way we value the present and make hard decisions about the future.

photo ©Steve Schar/Flickr

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Clinton's 2016 Logo "Fail" Not Likely to Lose Voters

Criticism of the campaign logo dominated social media conversations around Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid. But logos are just a small part of a brand, and by the time election day rolls around, #logogate is likely to be long forgotten.

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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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Trading Up

New research suggests access to high-income export markets could raise productivity and profitability for businesses across the developing world

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Low-Calorie Menus Could Be Making Us Fat

When lighter options are grouped together, diners opt for heavier meals.

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

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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