News Archive

The Tamer Center For Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School Awards $100,000 in Seed Grants in Spring Round of Funding

Press Release | July 07, 2016

Topics: Social Enterprise | Read Article

New Director of the Chazen Institute Talks about Current Mission and Future Plans

School News | July 01, 2016

Professor Amit Khandelwal opens up about his goals as the Chazen Institute’s new director and his long-term vision for the study of global business at Columbia.

Topics: World Business | Read Article

What Would You Do without Your Yahoo? Avid Users Fret as Decision Looms

Media Mentions | June 30, 2016 | USA Today

Professor Rita McGrath says that any new owner of Yahoo will review all of the company’s assets to ascertain what’s profitable and remove what is not.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Impact Investing Takes Hold on Business School Campuses

Media Mentions | June 28, 2016 | Fortune

A pioneer among MBA programs offering impact investment courses, Columbia Business School also provides students practical experience through its Microlumbia and Impact Investing Initiative funds.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Operations | Read Article

‘Brexit’ in America: A Warning Shot against Globalization

Media Mentions | June 25, 2016 | The New York Times

Dean Glenn Hubbard says Britain’s vote to leave the EU reflects distrust of the benefits of the global economic system and a broadly held view that government institutions — whether in Washington or Brussels — are inflexible  and don’t work well.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, World Business | Read Article

Analytics Come to the Fore in Golf Because of Lasers

Media Mentions | June 24, 2016 | The Washington Post

The PGA Tour is revolutionizing the way players, coaches, and fans understand the sport by implementing the strokes-gained metric, a statistic pioneered by Professor Mark Broadie.

Topics: Operations, Strategy | Read Article

Here Are Some Tips for Divvying up Your Retirement Investments

Media Mentions | June 24, 2016 | The Los Angeles Times

Professor Sheena Iyengar’s research that discovered having too many investment options can confuse contributors and lower participation rates is cited.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

The MBAs to Watch in the Class of 2016

Media Mentions | June 22, 2016 | Poets and Quants

Lauren Amery ’16 and Alex Sun ’16 are cited as MBAs to watch from the Class of 2016.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

How Small Businesses Are Preparing for Possible Brexit

Media Mentions | June 21, 2016 | Inc.

Professor Geoffrey Heal says if Britain votes to leave the European Union, a great concern for US companies is whether the UK would be able to replicate trade deals it currently enjoys with third parties, and also that an exit could lead to increased tariffs.

Topics: World Business | Read Article

Council Punts on Fingerprinting Rule for Uber, Lyft Drivers

Media Mentions | June 21, 2016 | Crain's Chicago Business

Professor Evan Rawley says many ride-sharing drivers work part-time and any barrier to employment that reduces their utility enough, such as Chicago’s proposed fingerprint requirement, may cause workers to opt-out.

Topics: Media and Technology, Operations | Read Article