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Risk Management

New Insights on the Factors That Intensified the 2008 Financial Crisis

Press Release | June 30, 2014

Columbia Business School study says analysts’ concerns about fair value accounting clouded the already murky waters, fueling the crisis

Topics: Accounting, Corporate Finance, Risk Management | Read Article

All-Star Pitchers Will Hate Instant Replay, According to New Research from Columbia Business School

Press Release | March 31, 2014

Columbia Business School Professor Reviews Data of Nearly 800K MLB Pitches and Finds ‘Star-Struck’ Umpires Show Bias in Favor of All-Star Pitchers

Topics: Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

School Hosts Real Estate Negotiating Event

School News | November 19, 2013

Organized in conjunction with the MIT Center for Real Estate, the event gave more than 60 graduate students from Columbia, MIT, and Harvard a chance to learn about joint ventures.

Topics: Real Estate, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Citigroup Leader Shares Post-Crisis Lessons

School News | October 01, 2013

Principles before profit — that sums up Citigroup’s emphasis following the financial crisis, said Co-President James Forese during a talk with students on September 24.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

New York City Will Keep Gas Rationing Until Week’s End

Media Mentions | November 18, 2012 | The New York Times

Prof. Federgruen comments on gas rationing in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, noting that gas station owners only reinforced the feeling that there was a limited supply of fuel.

Topics: Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article

Bankrupts Better Off With Hedge Fund Help

Media Mentions | May 13, 2012 | Financial Times

The article discusses Prof. Jiang’s research that examines the role of hedge funds in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Risk Management | Read Article

The Big Flaws in Dodd–Frank

Media Mentions | April 14, 2012 | Barron's

The article features an interview with Prof. Calomiris in which he examines flaws in the Dodd–Frank Act, particularly government subsidization of mortgage risk.

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

Study Proposes New Measure of World Equity Market Segmentation

Press Release | March 02, 2012

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

Something for the weekend

Media Mentions | February 10, 2012 | Financial Times

The Financial Times’ Something for the weekend mentions a paper co–authored by Prof. Olivares that examines the connection between severe weather and automobile assembly productivity.

Topics: Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

Study Reveals Implications of the Incentive to Coordinate Among Bank Lenders

Press Release | January 26, 2012

Incentives can worsen outcomes for firms needing financing

Topics: Corporate Finance, Risk Management | Read Article