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Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow
Press Release | September 25, 2014
New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms
Columbia Business School Orientation is a “Whirlwind”
School News | September 25, 2014
Five students from the incoming class of 2016 spoke about orientation and starting classes at Columbia Business School.
Don Quixote Lives at the FCC
Media Mentions | September 24, 2014 | Forbes
Forbes cites an article written by Professor Eli Noam about the impending doom of common carriage.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.