Business Economics and Public Policy

Unemployment Benefits Actually Help the Economy – And the More Generous the Better

Press Release | February 09, 2016

New research from Columbia Business School shows that unemployment insurance stabilizes the economy

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Why Risky Shadow Banking is Unlikely to Go Away

Press Release | January 27, 2016

New Research from Columbia Business School Shows that Despite the Federal Reserve’s Success at Reducing Liquidity Risks, Many Banks Resisted Joining from its Beginning

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Are Donald Trump's Economic Ideas Sound?

Media Mentions | December 23, 2015 | Bloomberg Markets

Dean Glenn Hubbard discusses Fed policy and weighs in on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's economics.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Religious Fervor and Guns

Media Mentions | December 09, 2015 | The Huffington Post

A byline from professor William Duggan says gun enthusiasts cling to their weapons with religious fervor.

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What Is the Link between Trade and Consumption Inequality?

Media Mentions | December 03, 2015 | World Economic Forum

A byline co-authored by Professor Amit Khandelwal says there is a link between trade and wage inequality.

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Facebook CEO's Donation Is a Game-Changer

Media Mentions | December 03, 2015 | CNBC

A byline by Professor Melissa Berman, president and CEO, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors says the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which allows various ways to fund social change, represents an important milestone in the new global culture of giving.

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Teaching the Impact of Climate Change to the Leaders of Tomorrow

Media Mentions | November 29, 2015 | The Financial Times

Dean Glenn Hubbard says Universities are a wonderful locus for problem-solving because they don’t have an axe to grind.

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