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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.

Annual Program for Financial Studies Conference

The Annual Program for Financial Studies Conference welcomes students, faculty members, alumni, practitioners, and media to hear the important perspective of a keynote speaker followed by concurrent panels, providing stimulating and informative discourse about timely issues.

The Fourth Annual Conference, "The Quest for Yield," was held on November 7, 2014, and featured keynote speaker Mark Gallogly '86, Cofounder and Managing Principal, Centerbridge Partners, introduced by Dean Glenn Hubbard, Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, and Co-director, Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University. Suresh Sundaresan, Chase Manhattan Bank Foundation Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia Business School, and John Moon, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Equity, and Adjunct Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School, moderated two concurrent panels on asset management and corporate finance. The conference agenda is available, and videos of the keynote address and panels, and a photo slideshow of the event will be available soon.

The Third Annual Conference, "Navigating the Changing Landscape of Finance," was held on November 1, 2013. Click here to view the conference agenda, videos of the keynote address and the panels, and a photo slideshow of the event.

The Second Annual Conference, "Turning Around Governments, Companies, and Attitudes," was held on November 2, 2012. Click here to view the conference agenda, videos of the keynote address and the panels, a photo slideshow of the event, and a copy of the keynote address.

The Inaugural Conference, "Finance in a World of Uncertainties," was held on November 4, 2011. Click here to view the conference agenda, videos of the keynote address and the panels, and a photo slideshow of the event.

2014 Conference: Fourth Annual Conference >

2013 Conference: Third Annual Conference >

2012 Conference: Second Annual Conference >

2011 Conference: Inaugural Conference >

 

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
financialstudies@columbia.edu

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