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What Mobile Payments Mean for Commerce

Media Mentions | September 24, 2014 | NPR

Jason Buckweitz, associate director of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, talks about the main players in the mobile payments space and what the rise of the mobile wallet means for consumers and commerce.

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New Research on the Impact of Financial Deregulation Catches the Eye of the Federal Reserve

Press Release | September 24, 2014

Columbia Business School professor spots unforeseen signs of deregulation and will present findings to the Fed during upcoming conference in October

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

The US as a Climate Change Leader?

Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Professor Bruce Usher argues that while the US has made progress in recent years on reducing emissions, climate change is an international problem requiring action by all countries to arrive at sustainable solution.

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

Humans Don’t Do ‘Future’ Well, and That Could Doom Us if We’re Not Careful

Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Elke Weber suggests that we, as a society, need a positive vision with clarity on how to deal with more immediate concerns—such as climate change.

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Tangled Up in Alibaba: Why Yahoo’s Policy of Investing in Startups Has Paid Dividends

Media Mentions | September 22, 2014 | Inc.

Professor Kinshuk Jerath comments on Yahoo’s minority stake in Alibaba, noting that the Chinese e-commerce giant could potentially partner with Yahoo to enter the US retail market.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Marketing, Media and Technology, Strategy | Read Article

Sears Canada Auction Flop Darkens Outlook

Media Mentions | September 22, 2014 | New York Post

Professor Mark Cohen says Sears Canada’s flopped auction and emergency loan signal a “late-stage death spiral” for both Sears and Sears Canada.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article

Will Portland Always Be a Retirement Community for the Young?

Media Mentions | September 21, 2014 | The New York Times

The article cites a paper by Professor Chris Mayer that coins the term “superstar cities,” referring to large metropolitan areas that have become largely unaffordable to the middle class.

Topics: Real Estate | Read Article

Interactive: Fact-Checking Golf’s Great Myth

Media Mentions | September 21, 2014 | Financial Times

In the FT’s weekly sporting statistic series, The Baseline, Professor Mark Broadie’s strokes gained statistic is used to calculate the best player on the PGA Tour, Rory McIlroy.

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What Can Golf Statistics Tell Us about One of the Sport’s Great Myths?

Media Mentions | September 21, 2014 | Financial Times

The article highlights Professor Mark Broadie’s strokes gained statistic, which captures how well a player has performed compared to the distance-adjusted average for all players on the same hole.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

Is Alibaba Carpet Ride over for Yahoo?

Media Mentions | September 20, 2014 | USA Today

Professor Kinshuk Jerath says that, although Yahoo hasn’t gotten much right in the past decade, the company’s investment in Alibaba was one of their best moves.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Media and Technology | Read Article