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Research at Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School in conjunction with the Office of the Dean provides its faculty, PhD students, and other research staff with resources and cutting edge tools and technology to help push the boundaries of business research.

Specifically, our goal is to seamlessly help faculty set up and execute their research programs. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Providing a state-of-the-art high-performance grid computing environment

  • Acquisition of data sets and access to various databases

  • Access to funding and external grants to support research activities

  • Highly skilled staff of part-time research assistants and full-time research coordinators/associates

All these activities help to facilitate and streamline faculty research, and that of the doctoral students working with them.

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Entrepreneur Profile: Alicia Syrett '07

Alicia Syrett '07 discusses the value of the Columbia MBA during #StartupColumbia.

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Annual Dinner Raises $3.2 Million

More than 800 people gathered for Columbia Business School’s 38th Annual Dinner on Monday, May 5, raising $3.2 million for financial aid, faculty research, and entrepreneurial outreach.

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New Insights on the Factors That Intensified the 2008 Financial Crisis

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

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