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The Program for Financial Studies interacts with the financial community in numerous ways. The program 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. Beyond events, the program engages the community in support of teaching, recruiting, research, and career advising efforts.
Outreach initiatives include:
- No Free Lunch Seminar Series
View videos of 2013-2014 seminars
View videos of 2012-2013 seminars
View videos of 2011-2012 seminars
View videos of 2010-2011 seminars
- Annual Program for Financial Studies Conference
View videos of the 2013 conference
View videos of the 2012 conference
View videos of the 2011 conference
- Columbia Quantitative Trading and Asset Management Workshop
- Financial Career Events
- Admissions and Orientation Events
April 18, 2014The No Free Lunch April 15 recordings are now available
December 20, 2013A transcript of James Gorman's keynote address from the Third Annual Program for Financial Studies Conference has been published in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
November 11, 2013The Third Annual Program for Financial Studies Conference was a great success. Videos and photographs of the event are now available
January 16, 2013The No Free Lunch Seminar Series has been heralded as a best practice by BizEd magazine
2013 Financial Studies Conference
Watch videos from our 2013 conference: "Navigating the Changing Landscape of Finance."
2013 No Free Lunch Seminar
Martin Cherkes, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, presents Palm Puzzle Revisited.