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Most Discussions on Climate Change Ignore These 10 Basic Facts about Human Nature

Media Mentions | June 14, 2015 | Vox

Professor Elke Webber says people perceive and respond to risk through their emotions more than analyzing the facts.

Topics: Risk Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Build-A-Bear CEO: Why Women Need to Take Risks in Business

Media Mentions | June 10, 2015 | Fortune

Sharon Price John ’94, CEO, Build-A-Bear, authors article discussing her decision to go and experience at CBS as well as why it is important for women to take risks in business.

Topics: Leadership, Risk Management | Read Article

YOUR SECRETS ARE KILLING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

Press Release | April 30, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School finds the burden of secrecy akin to carrying excess physical weight

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

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.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

Barclays Charge, BOE Dismissal, Stress Tests: Compliance

Media Mentions | March 04, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Research co-authored by Professor Paul Glasserman, finds stress tests, a key tool for setting bank capital levels, have become more predictable and therefore arguably less informative.

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

The Next Energy Revolution Won't Be in Wind or Solar. It Will Be in Our Brains.

Media Mentions | January 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

Professor Elke Weber says when making energy choices, economic cost is not the only motivator.

Topics: Risk Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Why Confidence May Be Your Biggest Financial Risk in Retirement

Media Mentions | January 20, 2015 | Money

The article highlights new research by Professors Eric Johnson and Elke Weber, showing that practice and experience, which comes with age, may offset the adverse impact of cognitive decline.

Topics: Leadership, Risk Management | Read Article

Seniors Still Capable of Sound Financial Decisions

Media Mentions | January 16, 2015 | Plan Adviser

Research by Professors Eric Johnson and Elke Weber shows cognitive aging does not spell doom for financial decision-making.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Stop Checking Your Retirement Portfolio so Often: Columbia Study

Media Mentions | January 15, 2015 | Think Advisor

Research by Professor Michaela Pagel finds that investment portfolio growth can actually suffer from too much attention to daily fluctuations in the market.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Research Supports Use of Auto Investing Solutions

Media Mentions | January 08, 2015 | Plan Adviser

Professor Michaela Pagel’s research finds investors fare better on their retirement savings when they check their portfolios less often.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article