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Tuesday, November 2019

Leveraging Big Data to Manage Extreme Weather Risks?

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maison Francaise, 515 W 116th st
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Leveraging Big Data to Manage Extreme Weather Risks? is part of the ongoing CFM-PER Data Initiative. Find more information about the CFM-PER Columbia Data Initiative here. Extreme weather episodes such as Hurricane Sandy of 2012 and California Wildfires of 2018 led to significant human displacement and billions of dollars of economic damage spread across utility, real estate and other commercial sectors. Scientists predict that climate change will lead to more frequent and extreme weather risks.  This evening panel is the first in…

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Wednesday, December 2019

Columbia Economic Review: A Faculty Panel and Discussion on Urban Economy and Affordable Housing

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue & Dates: Columbia Economic Review: A Faculty Panel and Discussion on Urban Economy and Affordable Housing will be held in 330 Uris Hall (get directions) on Wednesday, December 4th from 7:30-8:30PM. Student Organizers: Columbia Economic Review Moderated by: Lena Edlund (Economics, Columbia University) Donald Davis (Economics, Columbia University) Wouter Vergote (Economics, Columbia University) Please direct all questions to econreview@columbia.edu.

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Development Nano-Conference

Friday, December 13, 2019
1101 IAB, 420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Venue & Dates: The Development Nano-Conference will be held in rooms 1101 and 1120 of Columbia University’s International Affairs Building (get directions) on Friday, December 13th from 9:30AM - 6:00PM. Faculty Organizers: Michael Best & Jack Willis (Columbia) Presentations from: Belinda Archibong (Barnard) Michael Best (Columbia) Laura Boudreau (Columbia)   Alex Eble (Columbia) Michael Gechter (Penn State) Morgan Hardy (NYU, Abu Dhabi)  Josh Merfeld (NYU) Alessandra Peter (Princeton)  Pauline Rossi (University of Amsterdam) Martin Rotemberg (NYU)  Jack Willis (Columbia)  Registration: By invitation only. Please direct…

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The Seventh Columbia University Conference in Political Economy

Friday, December 13, 2019
Maison Francaise, 515 W 116th st
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Venue & Dates: The Seventh Columbia University Conference in Political Economy will be held at the East Gallery of the Maison Française, Columbia University (get directions) on Friday, December 13th. Faculty Organizers: Alessandra Casella & John Marshall, Columbia University     Speakers & Schedule: 9:25AM Welcome and Introductions 9:30AM “Persistent Political Engagement: Social Interactions and the Dynamics of Protest Movements” David Yang (Harvard), with Leonardo Bursztyn (University of Chicago), Davide Cantoni (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley), and Y. Jane Zhang (The Hong Kong University…

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Wednesday, January 2020

An Economist Walks into a Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk

Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 7:15 pm

This Event Has Been Cancelled Please email econ-per@columbia.edu with any questions. What can we learn from the world's most unusual risk takers? About this Event What can paparazzi, extreme surfers, professional poker players, and sex workers teach us about risk? Join the Richman Center in a book talk with Allison Schrager to explore this and other questions about risk. Allison Schrager is an economist, award-winning journalist, and author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk. Allison,…

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1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)
Mail Code 3308  
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Mail Code 3308

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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