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October 21, 2009

DRO faculty, PhD student win 2nd place in the JFIG Paper Competition

Professor Gabriel Weintraub, along with Professor Vivek Farias of MIT Sloan and DRO PhD student Denis Saure, won second place in the 2009 Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition, for their paper "The Linear Programming Approach to Solving Large Scale Dynamic Stochastic Games."  Professor Nicolas Stier Moses was named a finalist along with his co-authors, Professors Jose Correa and Nicolas Figueroa, both of the Universidad de Chile, for their paper "Pricing with Markups in Industries with Increasing Marginal Costs."

The goals of the paper competition are to encourage research among junior faculty and to increase the visibility of research conducted by junior faculty within the fields of operations research and management science.

The DRO division extends its congratulations to Professors Weintraub and Stier and to Denis on their accomplishments.


2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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Summer Fellowship Program

Microfinance models help women of Burkina Faso

Read about the experiences of our summer fellows as they help create social and environmental value.


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