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B8348 Emerging Financial Markets

B8348 Emerging Financial Markets Course Description

This course is about countries well enough developed to attract capital and have significant financial markets but not fully modernized – countries like China, India, Turkey and Brazil – but also Greece and Iceland. It explores the institutional foundations of financial markets and centers on the question: what factors make emerging financial markets (EFMs) different from developed financial markets? It begins with the question of why some countries grow and others do not. We will find an important role for institutions. We then turn to financial institutions in particular and explore the important connection between development of financial institutions and economic growth.

Spring 2014 sections:

2013-2014 No Free Lunch Seminar Series

Emi Nakamura, Associate Professor of Business presents Is China Slowing?

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2013 Financial Studies Conference

Watch videos from our 2013 conference: "Navigating the Changing Landscape of Finance."

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Columbia Business School
Uris Hall 809, 3022 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-851-9473
financialstudies@columbia.edu

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August 21, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang's book “Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing" is featured in Systematic Relative Strength>

August 20, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Federal Reserve on Bloomberg BusinessWeek>

August 19, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Nicholas Galluccio speaks about small cap equities on Business News Network>

August 18, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Candace Browning is cited by the Financial Post>

August 13, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Ebola outbreak in Africa on Bloomberg BusinessWeek>

August 12, 2014

Professor Suresh Sundaresan presented at the NSE-NYU Indian Financial Markets Conference in New York, NY on August 4-5th>

July 22, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Export-Import Bank in the Tampa Bay Times>

July 17, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang's research on portfolio rebalancing is cited by the Wall Street Journal>

July 14, 2014

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses his book, "Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit" in The Actuary>

July 8, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Evan Picoult will speak at The Financial Industry in a Post-Crisis World Symposium in Washington, DC on July 10>

June 26, 2014

Professor Andrew Ang is cited by Top 1000 Funds for his research titled "Asset Allocation and Bad Habits">

June 24, 2014

Executive Advisory Board Member Evan Picoult will speak at the Workshop on Hypothetical Portfolio Exercises (HPEs) in London, England on June 26>

June 20, 2014

Professor Mark Broadie will discuss his book "Every Shot Counts" at the Columbia Business School Alumni Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 24 >