An Integrative Approach to Finance

Under the leadership of founding director Laurie Hodrick, A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Business, the Program for Financial Studies supports initiatives in the field of financial studies at Columbia Business School, deriving synergies from connecting the School’s faculty members with students, alumni, and external constituencies.

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Developing Leaders

The Program for Financial Studies provides a lens through which to view and support the many courses and activities that contribute to students’ financial studies education at Columbia Business School. Initiatives include new course development, a Career Tracks template, and co-branded CaseWorks cases.

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Interacting with the Financial Community

The Program for Financial Studies organizes and hosts research conferences and forums to bring students, faculty members, alumni, and industry representatives together to exchange perspectives on timely topics of interest. The program also engages the community in career, admissions, and orientation events.

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2014-2015 No Free Lunch Seminar Series

Marina Halac, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, presents Contests for Experimentation

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2014 Financial Studies Conference

Videos coming soon from our 2014 conference: "The Quest for Yield."

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Columbia Business School
Uris Hall 809, 3022 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-851-9473

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