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Executive Education

The Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University in cooperation with Columbia Business School Executive Education organized an executive education program on “Facilitating Economic Growth in the United States” from July 29-30, 2013 at Columbia Business School.

Over the two day program, faculty from Columbia Business School, Columbia Law School and Columbia University address underlying economic factors that lead to growth and consider evidence on policies that have demonstrated success and discuss their distributional consequences. The program kicks off with a leading expert on North American energy policy followed by discussion of a case that examines international evidence from Europe and Asia. Next, we consider the future of work in a world of technology and the role of the financial sector in contributing to growth and economic stability.

The first day’s program concludes with a discussion on whether home ownership is really relevant in today's economy. The second day features three experts on taxation who suggest a variety of perspectives on the policy tools available to lead our economy out of its current doldrums.

Speaker Presentations

Andy Stern "The Future: Jobless Growth"

Glenn Hubbard "Tax Reform: The Economic Secret Weapon"

Jeffrey N. Gordon "Economic Growth: Institutional Foundations"

Pierre Yared "Growth in the US: A Macro and Global Perspective"

Wei Jiang "Companies, Governance, and Markets"

Wojciech Kopczuk "Tax Policy and Income and Wealth Inequality"

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Upcoming Events

December 18, 2014

"Israel, the United States, and the Shifting Energy Landscape"

Tel Aviv University, Israel

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This conference will focus on the energy landscape and its importance and is hosted by the Institute for National Security Studies, as well as three centers at Columbia University: the Center for Israeli Legal Studies, the Richman Center for Law Business and Public Policy, and the Center on Global Energy Policy.

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Public Lecture Series Seasonal

November 11, 2014
Martin Schroeter and Laurie Simon Hodrick
"Capital Structure in Major Corporations"

November 5, 2014
Dave Bozeman
"US Competitiveness in the Manufacturing Sector"

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Global Justice Forum on Income Inequality

Conference proceedings will be available soon!

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Conference proceedings will be available soon!

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Featured Event

Dave Bozeman, SVP Catepillar Enterprise, on "U.S. Competitiveness in the Manufacturing Sector"

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Analyzing Global Financial Stability: "Have we Tamed the Too Big To Fail Financial Institutions?"

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The Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy
Columbia Business School
Uris Hall, 2M1-i
3022 Broadway
New York, New York 10027
Phone: (212) 851-9506
richmancenter
@gsb.columbia.edu