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Citigroup Leader Shares Post-Crisis Lessons
Ethics and Leadership News | October 01, 2013
Risk, Innovation, and Social Value
Ethics and Leadership News | January 30, 2013
Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.
A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises
Ethics and Leadership News | March 06, 2012
Professor Bruce Kogut recently co-authored an article describing how bringing philanthropic and investment capital together effectively could increase capacity to address pressing social challenges and how savvy financial structuring would be necessary to make this work.
Why do we need social capital markets? Sir Ronald Cohen at the 2012 Klion Forum
Ethics and Leadership News | February 29, 2012
Sir Ronald Cohen, chairman of The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures, spoke at the annual Stanley R. Klion Forum.
Governance, Executive Compensation, and Excessive Risk: A Research Report
Ethics and Leadership News | December 15, 2010
The Sanford C. Bernstein Center, in conjunction with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, has produced a research report on Governance, Executive Compensation, and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry, which addresses the latest academic research and industry best practices on corporate governance and compensation in the financial industry as well as the latest proposals for reform and regulation of these practices.
Changing Finance to Financing Change: Peter Blom Sets Precedent in Responsible Banking
Ethics and Leadership News | November 16, 2010
Peter Blom Receives Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics for his leadership in responsible banking.
Bernstein Center Hosts Conference on Governance, Executive Compensation and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry
Ethics and Leadership News | June 14, 2010
The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics co-hosted the May 27 event with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Report Released on the Impact and Implications of Quantitative Models and Financial Innovations
Ethics and Leadership News | May 19, 2010
Read the report on "The Quantitative Revolution and the Crisis: How Quantitative Financial Models Have Been Used and Misused."
Warren Buffett ’51 becomes part of IBS curriculum
Ethics and Leadership News | March 21, 2007
The Oracle of Omaha agreed to a 30-minute video interview by 3 Columbia MBA students. In what ended up being an almost 1.5-hour session, Mr. Buffett discussed leadership and ethics.
How High the Firewall? Separating Investment Banking from Research
Ethics and Leadership News | February 15, 2005
Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, leads discussion with new MBA students.
Research Insights on Leadership and Ethics
Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics
"Banks in India...the accounts are not well used...This may be because they have to walk the 3km to the bank; or it may be due to other obstacles, such as procrastination.”
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Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business
"The industry has developed general principles on which portfolio risk should be decomposed but actually determining the risk contributions can be difficult in complex portfolios.”
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Senior Vice Dean and Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics
"Those in a homogeneous group put much less effort into the task at hand in part because they were more interested in avoiding conflict. Diverse environments allowed people to focus on the task instead of their social relationship."
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Professor of Finance
“What makes countries rich is how productively they use their resources…Once a (more productive) technology is introduced, do people use it? Why aren’t people using the most improved technologies to begin with?”