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Organic vs. Paid Advertising? Inside the Mind of An Online Browser

Press Release | August 25, 2014

New research by Columbia Business School offers rare insights into what consumers are thinking when they land on the search engine results page

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

Columbia Business School’s Incoming Class Beats the Heat and ALS by Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge Together

School News | August 22, 2014

Incoming Columbia Business School students joined thousands of people around the country in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and engaging in a friendly rivalry with other top business schools.

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Borrowers Beware! When It Comes to Business Loans and Defaults, Not All State Laws Are Created Equal

Press Release | August 18, 2014

Columbia Business School study finds that New York’s tough contract laws make it the most favorable state for lenders

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

For Some CEOs, No Price Is Too High to Retain Control In a Proxy Battle

Press Release | July 31, 2014

In new research from Columbia Business School, CEOs are three times as likely to value shares above market value to avoid getting pushed out

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership | Read Article

4 Things Target’s New CEO Brian Cornell Needs To Do

Media Mentions | July 31, 2014 | USA Today

Prof. Mark Cohen says in order to recoup business, Target needs to get back to offer cutting-edge apparel and home merchandise that defined and differentiated the brand a decade ago.

Topics: Leadership, Marketing, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Hong Kong Popping Housing Bubbles London Can’t Handle

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Chris Mayer says the recent New York City mayoral election is just the beginning of increased attention around housing affordability as an election issue.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Real Estate | Read Article

Shining a Light on Self-Awareness

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 |

Prof. Daniel Ames’s research finds that the way we see ourselves is, at times, completely opposite of how others see us.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo Wants to ‘Minimize Attention’ to Wall Street Managers’ Compensation

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | International Business Times

Prof. Michael Weinberg argues that secrecy in pension funds allows for better deals that can be negotiated privately and, in turn, optimize returns for beneficiaries.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Shareswell Tries to Take the Bull Out of Bridal Registries by Adding Bulls and Bears

Media Mentions | July 28, 2014 | New York Business Journal

Sighting the trend of married couples returning wedding gifts in exchange for cash, Emily Washkowitz ’14 launched an online platform where people can gift shares of stock instead of household items.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

‘Broken Windows’ Is Good in Theory, Troubling in Practice

Media Mentions | July 27, 2014 | The New York Times

Donnel Baird ’13 argues that instead of more policing and criminalizing of minorities, the NYPD should offer alternative ways of protecting the community, such as providing training and employment to offenders of minor violations.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article