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Finance at Columbia Business School

Finance is at the core of making informed business decisions. Columbia GSB’s finance division provides a complete finance training with a carefully integrated core curriculum and over 100 elective courses to train students to manage their own finances as well as for career success in asset management, investment banking, real estate, financial technology firms, management consulting, and for roles in central banks and government. Our

Taught by award-winning faculty from all areas of finance, our professors bring a combination of research-based insights, theoretical frameworks, and practice-based understanding to the classroom. The curriculum focuses on merging the theory and practice of finance along three dimensions: understanding finance principles, an ability to use state-of-the-art data-analytical tools, and a deep knowledge of financial markets and institutions. 

A Look at 21st Century Finance

In the Media

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Omid Malekan

Interview: Omid Malekan, Columbia Business School Professor and Crypto Writer

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Omid Malekan

Bitcoin Was Supposed to Hedge Against Inflation-Here's Why it Hasn't Worked that Way

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Donna Hitscherich

Poison Pills: Why Companies Use the Self-Defense Strategy

Finance Faculty

Ciamac C. Moallemi

Ciamac Moallemi

William Von Mueffling Professor of Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division

Columbia Business School

Robert Willens

Adjunct Professor

Columbia Business School

Mark Vecchio

Lecturer in Business

Columbia Business School

Robert Herz

Executive in Residence, Executives in Residence Program

Paul Glassermann

Paul Glasserman

Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division

David E. Weinstein

David E. Weinstein

Professor (by courtesy)

Director, Center on the Japanese Economy and Business

Columbia Business School

Harry Mamaysky

Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Business

Faculty Director, Program for Financial Studies

Anton Lines

Anton Lines

Assistant Professor of Business

Columbia Business School

Ellen Carr

Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct, Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing

Columbia Business School

Doron Nissim

Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting & Finance , Accounting Division

Christian Moser, Assistant Professor of Business

Christian Moser

Assistant Professor of Business, Economics Division

Columbia Business School

Evan Picoult

Adjunct Professor, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division

Asset Management

Alternative Mutual Funds May Disappoint

So-called alternative mutual funds that aim to replicate popular hedge-fund strategies for retail investors have never been hotter. But a new report this week suggests that performance in some of the more popular vehicles could be disappointing.

What's Interesting about the GameStop Short Squeeze Is How Amateur Investors Are Organizing

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Pierre Yared

Vice Dean, Executive Education, Executive Education

MUTB Professor of International Business, Economics Division

Senior Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs, Dean’s Office

Director, Richard Paul Richman Center for Business Law and Public Policy

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Radha Radhakrishna

Radha Radhakrishna

Adjunct Professor, Accounting Division

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Denis Tolkachev

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Achilles Venetoulias, Adjunct Professor of Business

Achilles Venetoulias

Adjunct Professor of Business

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Columbia Business School

Mark Zurack

Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business

Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business, Executives in Residence Program

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Karl Mergenthaler

Adjunct Professor of Business

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Anton Lines

Anton Lines

Assistant Professor of Business

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Paul Glassermann

Paul Glasserman

Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division

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Geert Bekaert

Professor of Business

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