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Hubbard- “Pearson’s Next Chapter”

Glenn Hubbard, a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, is the co-author of Pearson’s most successful economics textbook, which is already available digitally through MyEconLab. He feels the shift to digital is a positive one — lowering costs for students and improving their experience. The royalty model is different,
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Miguel Urquiola Named Chair of the Department of Economics

Dr. Urquiola, a leader in the field of economics education, assumes the chairmanship of the Department.

Sachs- “Columbia’s Jeffrey Sachs Proposes Coffee Fund to Help Poor Farmers”

The world’s coffee farmers are suffering because of low prices on global markets, but a fund investing $10 billion a year in helping the poorest improve efficiency and increasing their access to health care and education would boost their standard of living, Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs said Wednesday.

Sachs- “Nature doesn’t care about Trump’s fatuous spin on the environment”

For the second time in two weeks, President Donald Trump has claimed that the United States is a leader on reducing carbon-dioxide emissions. He said this first at the G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, and again Monday at the White House in remarks about his environmental record. It’s worth understanding this fatuous claim,

Stiglitz – “Insider Q&A: Joseph Stiglitz Touts ‘Progressive Capitalism'”

Many of the economic policies being pitched by Democratic presidential candidates are rooted in the ideas pioneered by Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist who teaches at Columbia University.

Lorenzo Pessina Awarded a NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant

New York, NY  – Lorenzo Pessina, a 4th year Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics, has been awarded the Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation.  The project will help quantify the benefits and costs of tax incentives offered to attract high income individuals.  The results will help inform policy debates

Stiglitz – “Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency”

“Only a fool would trust Facebook with his or her financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point: with so much personal data on some 2.4 billion monthly active users, who knows better than Facebook just how many suckers are born every minute?” – Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in economics, University

Sachs – “Why calling Bernie Sanders a ‘radical’ is nonsense”

“As the Democratic candidates for president continue to roll out policy positions, many pundits are classifying them as centrists (such as former Vice President Joe Biden) and radicals (such as Senator Bernie Sanders and a few others). But let’s not confuse semantics and substance. Voters want and need a different

Weijie Zhong Awarded the Padma Desai Dissertation Prize

Andrew-Olenski – Association of Quetiapine Overuse Letters With Prescribing by Physician Peers of Targeted Recipients

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