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AMERICAN TORTURE SUPPORTERS ARE OFTEN BIASED

Press Release | June 11, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School reveals the selective beliefs behind torture support

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There's a Two Week Delay to Get This Crucial Bit of Stocks Data, but Only for Some

Media Mentions | May 10, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Professor Charles Jones cites advantages of next-day disclosure requirements used in Europe on short selling.

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

CEO Pay: SEC Rules Would Require Companies to Compare Executive Pay with Performance

Media Mentions | April 29, 2015 | International Business Times

Professor Fabrizio Ferri says philosophically everyone agrees pay for performance is desirable, where it gets complicated is how to define pay.

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

Eight Controversial Practices in the New Stock Market

Press Release | April 16, 2015

New Research from Columbia Business School Makes Recommendations on How Regulators Should Intervene—If At All

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WSJ/IMF Panel Discussion: The Elusive Pursuit of Inflation

Media Mentions | April 16, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Takatoshi Ito, Associate Director of Research at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business is cited as speaker discussing the many reasons for low inflation, tools needed to achieve inflation targets, and the implications for movements in global currencies on a panel hosted by the International Monetary Fund.

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

Dollar’s Rise No Reason to Rethink Basic Fed Objectives

Media Mentions | March 23, 2015 | The New York Times

Professor Emi Nakamura outlines the economic effect of a strong dollar in the Times' popular Room for Debate section.

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Could This Plan Finally Stop Food Contamination?

Media Mentions | March 16, 2015 | Fortune

Professor Michelle Greenwald offers her thoughts on President Obama’s plans to create a new federal agency aimed at food safety.

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Will the $1B Fine Deter Future FX Manipulation?

Media Mentions | March 13, 2015 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli discusses the U.S. Justice Department opening their settlement negotiations with a $1B bid for each bank accused of manipulating currency rates. 

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How the 'Uber Effect' Is Changing Work

Media Mentions | March 13, 2015 | CNBC.com

Professor Rita McGrath states that on-demand service platforms force everyone to compete in the open market, and therefore pushes things to the lowest common denominator, which doesn't always benefit the worker.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Operations, Strategy | Read Article

Distinguishing the Good Wage Gains from the Bad

Media Mentions | March 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

A new study co-authored by Professor Charles Calomiris revealed that from the mid-1960s to mid-1980s, wages and prices chased each other, but after the mid-1980s, wage growth lost its ability to forecast future movements in inflation.

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