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Policymakers Take Heed: Your Visiting Professional Isn't the Key to Spreading American Business Practices Overseas
Press Release | May 27, 2014
Columbia Business School study reveals a critical problem for foreign organizations: skilled migrant workers don’t always successfully share what they’ve learned in the US
AT&T Deal for DirecTV Driven by Desire to Pare Programming Costs
Media Mentions | May 20, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
Jason Buckweitz, associate director of the Columbia Institute for Tele–Information, says that “significant concentration in the marketplace” may pose challenges for both AT&T’s bid for DirecTV and Comcast’s deal with Time Warner Cable.
Not Everyone Worries About End of Net Neutrality
Media Mentions | May 19, 2014 | Crain's New York Business
David Rogers, executive director of BRITE, says that the FCC’s proposal to allow broadband providers to charge websites a premium for faster content delivery will “put up hurdles to innovation” for new businesses.
Amit Khandelwal Receives Eccles Research Award
School News | May 08, 2014
School Mourns Professor Emeritus Gerald Brady
School News | April 25, 2014
University Professors Awarded 2014 Eccles Prize
School News | April 11, 2014
Two University professors have been awarded the 2014 George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing.
What the US Would Look Like with No Minimum Wage
Media Mentions | April 09, 2014 | Vox
Dean Glenn Hubbard says that expanding the earned–income tax credit, rather than abolishing the minimum wage, is the best way of raising the incomes of low–wage Americans.
The Unemployment Puzzle: Where Have All the Workers Gone?
Media Mentions | April 04, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal
Dean Glenn Hubbard calls for bolder policy action to counter the effects of a shrinking labor force on the nation’s fiscal and economic future.
Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Added 192,000 Jobs in March, Unemployment Remained 6.7%
Media Mentions | April 04, 2014 | Forbes
Prof. Moshe Cohen argues that the “market obsession” with jobs reports stems from the Fed, which is “carefully tweaking policy to maintain sentiment and to keep the market steady.”
G.M. Chief Faces Ire of Senators in Hearing
Media Mentions | April 02, 2014 | The New York Times
Andrew Stern, Richard O. Perelman Senior Fellow at the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy, says that the solution to GM’s automobile safety issue lies not with Congress but with the Justice Department.
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