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Why Hiring Creative Directors with Experience Abroad Can Lead Fashion Houses to New Creative Heights

Press Release | October 29, 2014

Columbia Business School study shows that professional experiences abroad can fuel creative innovations

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What Is Holding Back Recovery of European Banks?

Media Mentions | October 28, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the pressure European banks are facing after the European Central Bank stress tests.

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

Keeping It in the Family

Media Mentions | October 20, 2014 | Slate

Hugh Patrick, director of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business, cites Japan’s well-developed agricultural economy prior to the country industrializing in the 1870s.

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Singapore Jostles with Hong Kong for Financial Crown

Media Mentions | October 16, 2014 | Financial Times

Dean Glenn Hubbard discusses how Singapore is well-positioned to compete with Hong Kong as the region’s largest financial center.

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

Real Progress on Emissions Can Lead to a Global Pact

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | The New York Times

Social Enterprise Program Co-Director Bruce Usher says that a global climate treaty will happen, but it’s a two-track process as nations will first need to realize that they can reduce emissions without compromising economic growth.

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

Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

Press Release | September 25, 2014

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

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

Alibaba Investment Focus Will Be Logistics

Media Mentions | September 18, 2014 | Reuters Insider

Professor Kinshuk Jerath says, post-IPO, Alibaba will focus on using its enormous resources to invest in logistics and infrastructure as it globalizes its businesses.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Media and Technology, Operations, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Burger King and Warren Buffett Under Fire for Tim Hortons Deal

Media Mentions | August 26, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

Professor Robert Willens comments on Burger King’s deal with Tim Hortons, spurring questions as to whether the move was meant to dodge higher US taxes.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Surviving Ebola: Africa Cries Out for Healthcare Boost

Media Mentions | August 21, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the need to get the basic level of healthcare systems up to speed in Africa to prevent diseases such as Ebola.

Topics: Healthcare, World Business | Read Article

Espirito Santo Bailout a `Good Formula': Calomiris

Media Mentions | August 04, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Charles Calomiris talks about the good bank-bad bank structure decision by Portugal’s central bank to take control of Banco Espirito Santo.

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