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Business Economics and Public Policy

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

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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.

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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.

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Amit Khandelwal Receives Eccles Research Award

School News | May 08, 2014

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School Mourns Professor Emeritus Gerald Brady

School News | April 25, 2014

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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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