News Archive

Ten Women from the Class of 2017 to Watch

Media Mentions | December 19, 2015 | Poets and Quants

Paige Ford ‘17 is named one of 10 women to watch from the class of 2017.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Ostrich Investors

Media Mentions | December 19, 2015 | Bloomberg Radio

On Bloomberg Radio, Professor Nachum Sicherman discusses his research on the “ostrich effect:” the tendency of investors to avoid looking at their portfolios when markets are down.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Order Take-Out to Help Fight Hunger in New York This Holiday Season

Media Mentions | December 18, 2015 | Village Voice

Sharebite, a new food-ordering app dedicated to making a social impact and founded by Mohsin Memon ’14, has partnered with City Harvest to help feed New Yorkers battling hunger.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

What Science Has to Say about Affirmative Action

Media Mentions | December 17, 2015 | Scientific American

A byline by Professor Valerie Purdie-Vaughns explains that experiments show lower test scores and poorer academic performance can sometimes be explained by psychological stress rather than lower ability.

Topics: Operations | Read Article

The Latest: Asia Stocks Cheer Fed, Currencies Drop

Media Mentions | December 17, 2015 | The Associated Press

Professor Charles Calomiris says the Fed statement hedged the possibility that inflation might not pick up much and acknowledged that global pressures could influence its choices going forward.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

These Are the Shortfalls of the Paris Climate Change Deal

Media Mentions | December 17, 2015 | Fortune

Since the recent Paris Climate Compact agreement will take years to be effective, we can have a faster impact by demanding that global businesses comply with non-financial reporting standards, says Professor Vanessa Burbano.

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

Expecting Bad News? New Research Shows That Investors Tend to Put Their Heads in the Sand

Press Release | December 16, 2015

New economic research reveals that even with 24/7 access to financial portfolios, the “ostrich effect” takes over when markets are down

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Columbia Business School: Class of 2015 Employment Report

Media Mentions | December 16, 2015 | Top MBA

The finance industry remains the most popular destination for MBA graduates, according to the School’s latest employment report.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Organizations | Read Article

Trading Markets: Don’t Hide from Bad News

Media Mentions | December 16, 2015 | Live Trading News

Professor Nachum Sicherman’s research on ostrich investors is highlighted.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Markets Offer Bullish Welcome to Potential Fed Hike

Media Mentions | December 16, 2015 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Charles Calomiris examines the market’s three-day run prior to the anticipated interest rate hike and the potential for recession in wake of the increase.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article