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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

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

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.

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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.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Media and Technology | Read Article

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.

Topics: Risk Management | Read Article

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