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Columbia Business School in conjunction with the Office of the Dean provides its faculty, PhD students, and other research staff with resources and cutting edge tools and technology to help push the boundaries of business research.

Specifically, our goal is to seamlessly help faculty set up and execute their research programs. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Providing a state-of-the-art high-performance grid computing environment

  • Acquisition of data sets and access to various databases

  • Access to funding and external grants to support research activities

  • Highly skilled staff of part-time research assistants and full-time research coordinators/associates

All these activities help to facilitate and streamline faculty research, and that of the doctoral students working with them.

Columbia Ideas at Work

10 Highlights from 10 Years of Ideas at Work

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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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Some Customers are Best Left Alone

Companies are investing heavily in proactive customer-retention campaigns, but for certain customers these campaigns can be the wake-up call that sends them packing

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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.

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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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