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Melina Robbana
Program Director, Program for Financial Studies

Ms. Robbana leads the operational initiatives of the Program for Financial Studies. She joined Columbia in 2014 after seven years in various investment banking roles. Most recently, Ms. Robbana was part of the Retail Investment Banking group at Guggenheim Partners and the M&A team at Financo. She began her career at Credit Suisse in Debt Capital Markets.

Ms. Robbana earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in 2012 and a BA in English Literature from Georgetown University in 2004.

2014-2015 No Free Lunch Seminar Series

Andrew Hertzberg, Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, presents Maturity Choice in Consumer Lending

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2014 Financial Studies Conference

Videos and photos from our 2014 conference: "The Quest for Yield."

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In the News

March 4, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Emeritus Tracey Travis is featured in Black Enterprise Announces 50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America >

March 3, 2015

Professor Charles Calomiris talks about Greece's debt negotiations on Bloomberg Television >

February 24, 2015

Professor Paul Glasserman's research on banking systemic risk is quoted in Wall Street on Parade >

February 23, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Nicholas Galluccio discusses small cap stocks on Business News Network >

February 18, 2015

Professor Charles Calomiris' book "Fragile by Design" is discussed in The Market Monetarist>

February 17, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning's market outlook is featured in the LRPC’s “Monday Morning Minute” >

February 16, 2015

Professor Mark Broadie's book "Every Shot Counts" is cited by The Record Bee >

February 12, 2015

Professor Suresh Sundaresan will present at the FRIC Center for Financial Frictions at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark on April 10, 2015 >

February 11, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning evaluates global innovation on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart" >

February 9, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Maliz Beams will be featured at the Columbia Business School Reunion 2015 in New York, NY on April 17-19, 2015 >

February 4, 2015

Professor Charles Calomiris evaluates the Greek economy in The Boston Globe >

February 3, 2015

Professor Paul Glasserman will speak at the Global Derivatives Trading and Risk Management conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 18-22, 2015 >

February 2, 2015

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the FOMC statement on Forbes.com >

January 29, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning comments on the economy on oilbarrel.com >

January 26, 2015

Professor Mark Broadie discusses putting measurement on Golf.com >

January 23, 2015

Professor Charles Jones’ research on financial markets is cited by Forbes.com >

January 22, 2015

Professor Suresh Sundaresan presented on Indian Banks at the South Asia Institute at Columbia University >

January 21, 2015

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning forecasts the market in the LA Times >

December 15, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris' lecture at Georgetown University – School of Foreign Service in Qatar is featured by the Qatar Foundation >

December 9, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Patricia Moraes spoke at the Brazil Opportunities Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 2-4 >

November 19, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang was the featured speaker at the CFA Society Toronto on November 5 >

October 31, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the outlook of the Federal Reserve on Bloomberg Businessweek >

October 20, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Nicholas Galluccio comments on the banking sector on CNBC >

October 16, 2014

Professor Martin Oehmke discusses credit default swaps in Columbia Ideas at Work >

October 14, 2014

Professor Mark Broadie is mentioned in Golf Analytics >

October 13, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning discusses women's leadership in Young or Mature. BofA Empowers Women >

October 8, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang's pension research is cited in Chief Investment Officer >

October 6, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Christian Mariager will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 CBS MBA Alumni Society Anniversary in Frederiksburg, Denmark on November 1 >

October 1, 2014

Professor Paul Glasserman will present Carnegie Mellon's 7th Nash Distinguished Lecture in Quantitative Finance in Pittsburgh, PA on October 6 >

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