Business Economics and Public Policy

Samantha Tweedy and the Black Economic Alliance Foundation: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap – An Investment in Shared Prosperity and the Growth of the American Economy

Social Enterprise News | May 31, 2022

Samantha Tweedy, the inaugural president of the Black Economic Alliance Foundation, has spent her career building and leading transformative racial and economic justice initiatives at the intersection of the public, private, and philanthropic sectors.

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The Care Economy: Expanding Our Imagination for What Is Possible With Ai-jen Poo

Social Enterprise News | February 22, 2022

Ai-jen Poo is one of the country’s most innovative and celebrated leaders of the labor and women’s movements. The executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, she is an award-winning organizer, author, and leading voice on economic inclusion and shared prosperity.

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Policy, the Private Sector, and the Promise of a More Inclusive Economy With Heather Higginbottom

Social Enterprise News | June 22, 2021

Heather Higginbottom is the president of the JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter, which develops and advances sustainable, evidence-based policy solutions to drive inclusive economic growth in the United States and around the world.

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Banking On Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise News | May 2, 2011

Managing a successful turnaround was just the first step for Neighborhood Trust CEO Justine Zinkin '02, who is proving that's possible for banks to serve New York City's poorest individuals, and help them achieve long-term financial stability.

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Bridging the Gap Between Nonprofits and Traditional Businesses

Social Enterprise News | June 25, 2010

With recent talks in Albany on benefit corporations, the SEP and Grameen Creative Lab are organizing a Social Business Lab.

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Social Enterprise Rising

Social Enterprise News | August 17, 2009

The Social enterprise field and Program at Columbia Business School examined, by Kimberly Kinchen, Hermes, Summer 2009.

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Professors Ray Fisman and Edward Miguel Propose a Form of Foreign Aid

Social Enterprise News | October 20, 2008

Faculty opinion piece on "How To Prevent War And Famine" in Forbes.com

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Social Enterprise Summer Internship Experiences

Social Enterprise News | September 11, 2008

MBA students report on their social enterprise summer internships

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing, Healthcare, Operations, Organizations, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Credit Markets for the Poor: A Symposium on Current Topics in Microfinance

Social Enterprise News | May 1, 2007

Article by By Katie Leonberger '08, cofounder of Microlumbia, the student-run microfinance investment fund.

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Spring Newsletter - Stiglitz Speaks on Business for Social Responsibility and Development

Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2005

"Adam Smith's invisible hand often seems invisible because it’s not actually there" said Professor Joseph Stiglitz in his keynote address to the annual Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) conference.

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