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Measuring the Pros and Cons of Social Consciousness

Professor Vanessa Burbano examines evidence that can guide a firm’s decision to speak out — or stay silent.

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Professor Abby Joseph Cohen on Developing a Thoughtful Approach to Economic Data

In a shifting economy, Professor Cohen shares her insights on everything from evaluating economic reports to scrutinizing new technologies.

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Successful Value Investing: Finding Gems Amid the Junk

Andrew Wellington and Dan Kaskawits of Lyrical Asset Management, recent guests on the popular Value Investing with Legends podcast, discuss the strategies behind their successful value investing portfolio. 

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Columbia Business School Launches Yearlong Celebration of Black Excellence

The 100/50: Embracing Our Legacy campaign honors the 100th anniversary of the first matriculated Black student and the 50th anniversary of the Black Business Students Association.

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Joseph Stiglitz on Business, Inequality and the Case for an Economists’ Hippocratic Oath

The Nobel Prize-winning economist visited CBS for the first installment of a new speaker series from The Hub, a new think tank, to discuss the future of capitalism with CBS Dean Emeritus Glenn Hubbard.

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Revamping the Finance Curriculum to Prepare Future Leaders

In the sparkling new buildings at Columbia Business School, the revamped finance curriculum will get continuous updates aligned with modern markets and careers.

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Inside the Mind of a VC Investor

Angela W. Lee, faculty director at the Lang Center, shares advice on how to excel as a venture capital investor. As interest in venture capital steadily grows among business students, top-tier academic institutions are expanding course offerings to meet demand.

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Investment in Carbon Removal Technologies Just Hit an Inflection Point

A panel at the 2022 Climate Conference underscores a dramatic revving up of demand for a technological niche.

Spotlight Articles

Carbon Dioxide as a Risky Asset

Gernot Wagner

Working Paper | February 10, 2023

Market Consequences of Sovereign Accounting Errors

Shivaram Rajgopal

Journal Article | January 3, 2023

Synthetically Controlled Bandits

Ciamac Moallemi

Working Paper | December 22, 2022

A Theory of Fiscal Responsibility and Irresponsibility

Pierre Yared

Working Paper | December 20, 2022

The Endowment Model and Modern Portfolio Theory

Neng Wang

Working Paper | November 15, 2022

Formalizing the Informal: Adopting a Formal Culture-fit Measurement System in the Employee Selection Process

Wei Cai

Journal Article | August 11, 2022

Expert Voices

The Prophet of Urban Doom Says New York Still Has a Chance

With nearly half of New Yorkers working remotely on any given business day and a declining rate of lease renewals, analysts are concerned about the future of commercial real estate in one of the world’s largest urban centers. But despite the uncertainty, there’s still a chance to save the city from a significant downturn.

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Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor of Real Estate

AI ChatGPT is helping CEOs think. Will it also take your job?

Columbia Business School professor Oded Netzer, an expert in text-mining techniques, said he instantly recognized ChatGPT as a revolutionary advance in artificial intelligence.  "It's truly an amazing leap in technology and innovation," he told CBS MoneyWatch.

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Oded Netzer

Vice Dean for Research, Dean's Office

Silicon Valley Bank Blame Game

"It's unfair to blame the Federal Reserve because they do what lawmakers tell them to do. They don't have the regulatory power, but they kind of have to clean up the mess afterwards," Professor Kairong Xiao told CNN Business

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Kairong Xiao

Associate Professor of Finance 

Health Professionals Wonder about Future of COVID Drugs as Federal Funding Wanes

A pivot by drugmakers to selling their COVID treatments on the commercial market is a realistic scenario, according to Carri Chan of Columbia Business School. “These are new medications. We are years away from having cheap, generic options. And so for those without insurance, it becomes inaccessible,” Chan said.

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Carri Chan

John A. Howard Professor of Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division

Quick Takes

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Silicon Valley Bank, Tech, and Entrepreneurship

 “The tech sector was overheated. The Crypto market has been embroiled in fraud and defaults. SVB and banks catering to tech companies were in trouble. There will be a negative impact on the tech industry, but the fitter companies will emerge." - Professor Suresh Sundaresan.

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The Fall of Silicon Valley Bank

"There's the financial impact and the emotional impact of the [SVB] news. The world looks to the U.S. to set the tone for VCs and startups, and the sentiment coming out of this will be devastating globally." - Professor Angela Lee.

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Looking at SVB, What Went Wrong?

"A number of banks haven’t yet marked their assets to current values are running very low margins because their assets can’t cover deposits. These banks don’t yet have a cash flow problem, but they could face one if there’s a run, particularly because so many are depending on uninsured depositors.” - Professor Tomasz Pikorski

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Thriving Under Pressure

Nearly all students experience stress as they pursue important academic goals. Because stress can be magnified for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, it becomes important to identify interventions that can help mitigate this stress, says Professor Modupe Akinola.

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MBA Programs Must Adapt to Navigate American Culture Wars

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Biggest Hedge Funds Will Keep Lion's Share of Customers in 2023, Data Shows

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Worried About a Gap in Your Resume? This Small Tweak Could Result in More Job Callbacks

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Kohl's Snub of Big Sale-Leaseback Sets up New Clash with Hedge Funds

Featuring Mark Cohen

Is New York City Facing a ‘Doom Loop’ Scenario? A Discussion Has Started.

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Why the Dream of Turning Empty Offices Into Housing Is a Bust

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