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Professor of Professional Practice
Professor Beim had a 25-year career in investment banking, following which he became a professor in the Finance and Economics Division of Columbia Business School. He joined Columbia as an adjunct professor in 1989 and has been a full-time professor of professional practice since 1991. His areas of teaching include corporate finance, international banking and emerging financial markets.
He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in political science from Stanford, and he continued his education as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, earning a master’s in politics.
Beim’s Wall Street career included 10 years at First Boston Corporation (1966–75), where among other assignments he started and ran the project finance group. He served as executive vice president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States during 1975–77. Following that, he joined Bankers Trust Company to start and run its investment banking business. During 1978–87, he was executive vice president and head, corporate finance department, and member of the management committee at Bankers Trust. From 1987 to 1989, he was a managing director at Dillon Read & Co.
In 2000, Beim published a textbook with Charles Calomiris called Emerging Financial Markets. His articles include “Why are Banks Dying?” Columbia Journal of World Business, Spring 1992; “Beyond the Savings and Loan Crisis,” The Public Interest, Spring 1989; and “Rescuing the LDCs,” Foreign Affairs, July 1977. He has also written numerous papers on banking and finance in connection with consulting projects. These include “The Determinants of Bank Loan Pricing” (1996), “What Triggers a Banking Crisis?” (2001) and “Japan’s Internal Debt” (2002).
Beim serves as a director of a cluster of mutual funds managed by Merrill Lynch. His nonprofit work includes chairman of Wave Hill, former chairman of Outward Bound, trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy, member of the Council on Foreign Relations and governor of the West Chop Club.
Professor Hubbard is a specialist in public finance, managerial information and incentive problems in corporate finance, and financial markets and institutions. He has written more than 90 articles and books on corporate finance, investment decisions, banking, energy economics and public policy, including two textbooks, and has co-authored Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System. In a recent book, Tax Policy and Multinational Corporations, he argues that U.S. tax policy significantly affects financing and investment decisions of multinational corporations. Hubbard has applied his research interests in business (as a consultant on taxation and corporate finance to many corporations), in government (as deputy assistant of the U.S. Treasury Department and as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and many government agencies) and in academia (in faculty collaboration or visiting appointments at Columbia, University of Chicago and Harvard).
Frederic S. Mishkin is the Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and from September 2006 to August 2008 was a member (governor) of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He has also been a Senior Fellow at the FDIC Center for Banking Research, and past President of the Eastern Economic Association. Since receiving his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976, he has taught at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Princeton University and Columbia. He has also received an honorary professorship from the Peoples (Renmin) University of China. From 1994 to 1997 he was Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and an associate economist of the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System.
Professor Mishkin's research focuses on monetary policy and its impact on financial markets and the aggregate economy. He is the author of The Economics of Money,
Banking and Financial Markets, 8th Edition (Addison Wesley Longman, 2007), the number one selling textbook in its field. In addition he is the author of more than fifteen other books, including Financial Markets and Institutions, 6th edition (Pearson, 2009), Monetary Policy Strategy (MIT Press, 2007), The Next Great Globalization: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems to Get Rich (Princeton University Press, 2006), Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the International Experience (Princeton University Press, 1999), Money, Interest Rates, and Inflation (Edward Elgar, 1993),A Rational Expectations Approach to Macroeconometrics:Testing Policy Ineffectiveness and Efficient Markets Models (University of Chicago Press, 1983), and has published over one hundred and fifty articles in professional journals and books.
Professor Mishkin has served on the editorial board of the American Economic Review, has been an associate editor at the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, and the Journal of Economic Perspectives, and was the editor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's, Economic Policy Review. He is currently an associate editor (member of the editorial board) at six academic journals, including the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics Abstracts, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Finance, Finance India, and Economic Policy Review. He has been a consultant to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund, as well as to numerous central banks throughout the world. He was also a member of the International Advisory Board to the Financial Supervisory Service of South Korea and an advisor to the Institute for Monetary and Economic Research at the Bank of Korea.
Joshua S. Siegel
Professor Siegel is an entrepreneur and an investment professional focusing on community and commercial banking sectors. He is currently a co-founder and Managing Principal of StoneCastle Partners, which is one of the largest investment firms dedicated to community and commercial banking sector with over $2 billion under management. Prior to StoneCastle, he was a Vice President of the Global Portfolio Solutions Group within the Fixed Income Division at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup Global Markets. He was one of three founding members of this group, which grew to over 50 professionals by the time of his departure, generating
over $100 million in annual profits. Prior to that, he was with Sumitomo Bank where he served as a banker and corporate lending officer to large corporate borrowers as well as a member of the New York credit committee. Professor Siegel is regularly featured at major industry conferences, workshops, and panels. He has also been invited by CNBC as a commentator and has been widely quoted in over 75 industry and trade publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the American Banker. He holds a B.S. in Management and Accounting from Tulane University.
Professor Stern has been associated with approximately 20 graduate schools of business around the world. He has taught a special topics elective called the Theory and Policy of Modern Finance at Columbia since 1976 (with a brief three-year hiatus in the mid-1980s). He has taught at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University for the past 10 years, the University of Chicago for the past three years and the University of Cape Town in South Africa as a visiting professor since 2003 (this appointment runs five years). In addition, he teaches at the graduate school at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Va.) and at a university in Tel Aviv, Israel. In the past, he has taught at Michigan, the William E. Simon School at the University of Rochester, London Business School, the Australian Graduate School of Management, the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, the Anderson School at UCLA and the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, among others.
Stern is the author of two books and the coauthor of six others, all on financial economics. He has been a financial policy columnist for the Financial Times of London for four years, and his articles have also appeared on the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. For two years he was a guest columnist for the Sunday Times of London, and for 17 years he was a rotating panelist on the national television program Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser. He also has served on the boards of six firms and two charitable foundations.
He is a member of the Council of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and he has been a member of the executive advisory committee of the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester for 21 years.
For the past 25 years, Stern has been one of three economists to give the annual business forecast at the University of Chicago each December.
Professor Stiglitz accepted a joint appointment to a chaired professorship at Columbia Business School, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (in the Department of Economics) and the School of International and Public Affairs in the spring of 2001. He was the first Joel M. Stern Faculty Scholar at Columbia Business School from Fall 1999 until Spring 2001. From 1997 to 2000, he served as the World Bank's Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics. Prior to that, he served on President Clinton's economic team as a member of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisors from 1993 to 1995 and as its Chairman from 1995 to 1997.
Stiglitz is a renowned scholar and teacher of a new branch of economics that he created, the "Economics of Information." He also helped pioneer such pivotal concepts as theories of adverse selection and moral hazard, which have now become standard tools of policy analysts, as well as economic theorists. Recognized around the world as a leading economic educator, he has written textbooks that have been translated into several dozen languages.
Stiglitz was a Fulbright Scholar and a Tapp Junior Research Fellow at Cambridge University in 1970. He became a fellow of the Econometric Society at the age of 29 and is a member of the National Academy of Science. He is also the recipient of the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, awarded every two years to the American economist under the age of 40 who has made the most significant contributions to the subject. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for the analysis of markets with asymmetric information.
Professor Schmitt researches, teaches, and advises corporations on creative strategy, branding, and customer experience management. Schmitt's books include Big Think Strategy, Customer Experience Management, and Experiential Marketing, which have been translated into more than 20 languages. He teaches the course Managing Brands, Identity and Experiences, and won an award for innovation in the classroom
for the course Corporate Creativity. He has also taught several other courses including Market Innovation, Consumer Behavior, Advertising Management, Nonprofit Marketing, Luxury Goods Marketing as well as the Marketing core course. He has held visiting appointments in China, Germany, Poland, South Korea, and Singapore. Schmitt's research focuses on language in consumer behavior, experiential marketing, brand management and international business. His research has been published in leading marketing and psychology journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
Professor Sadka joined Columbia Business School in July 2005 and serves as the PhD coordinator of the Accounting Division. Professor Sadka's research focuses primarily on equity valuation. In his research on equity valuation, he examines the role of earnings and earnings predictability in generating stock price volatility and the implications for asset prices. His studies explore issues related to aggregate (market-wide) earnings and aggregate stock price movement. Professor Sadka's research also focuses on the implications of accounting practice on contracting and other actions taken by firm managers as well as by their competitors. This line of research focuses on how earnings information is used by consumers of financial statements and how different demands shape accounting practice. Professor Sadka's research has been published in leading accounting and finance journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, American Law and Economics Review, and Journal of Financial Economics. Prior to joining the PhD program at the University of Chicago, Professor Sadka has worked in the Israeli Accounting Standard Board. Professor Sadka teaches Earnings Quality and Fundamental Analysis as well as a PhD seminar. He earned his MBA and PhD from University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2005.
Professor Ziv was on the faculty of Yale School of Organization and Management, on the faculty of Columbia Business School and on the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) (where he also founded and headed the executive education unit) before rejoining Columbia Business School as a Vice Dean and a Professor of Accounting. Professor Ziv also serves on the editorial board of the Review of Accounting Studies since 1997. Professor Ziv teaches Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting in MBA, Executive MBA, various Executive Education programs, and in Doctoral programs. He taught in Executive Development programs for, among others, Goldman Sachs, Paine Webber, Philip Morris, and Lafarge. His research deals with the effects of accounting regimes and alternatives on economic environments, and is important to the understanding of accounting institutions and phenomena. Specifically, he deals with the role of accounting information in organizational design, financial disclosure, performance evaluation, auditing, product quality, and information transmission among strategic players.
Assaf Zeevi is the Vice Dean for Research and Henry Kravis Professor of Business at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. His research is broadly focused on the formulation and analysis of mathematical models of complex systems. He is particularly interested in the areas of stochastic modeling and statistics, and their synergistic application to problems arising in service operations, revenue management, and financial services. Assaf received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. (1997) Cum Lauda from the Technion, in Israel, and subsequently his Ph.D. (2001) from Stanford University. In 2001 he joined the faculty of the Business School at Columbia University. He is a recipient of a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (2005), an IBM Faculty Award (2008), a Google Research Award (2009), the INFORMS Revenue Management Society Best Publication Award (2008), and the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence at Columbia Business School (2004). His research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Israel-US Binational Science Foundation, the Caesarea Rothschild Foundation, IBM Research Labs, and Google Inc. Assaf consults with various companies in the areas of high technology, financial services, and revenue management, and serves on the
Scientific Advisory Board of Nomis Solutions Inc. and Ultimate Risk Solutions Inc. He has served as a council member of the Applied Probability Society, and currently serves on the editorial boards of several of the leading journals in his profession.
Professor Amiram's research focuses primarily on the effects of accounting information and accounting related regulation on the financial system and equity and debt investors both in the U.S. and around the world. Professor Amiram's research provides evidence that accounting information plays a significant role in investors' decision-making processes and shapes the design of contracts and the financial system. Professor Amiram's research interests include international accounting, foreign investments, accounting policy and regulation, debt contracts, financial distress, crisis periods, banking and fair value accounting. Professor Amiram has an extensive industry experience. He is a CPA. He worked as an assistant controller for a multinational corporation, served on the board of directors of a human resources corporation and worked for PwC as a senior auditor. Professor Amiram teaches the core financial accounting class.
Professor Melumad's research focuses on controllership, performance measurement, incentives, organization design, compensation, corporate fraud, costing and pricing. He has taught the core courses on financial accounting and managerial accounting, as well as an elective on strategic management control. He is the recipient of the 2005 Columbia Business School Annual Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence in MBA/EMBA Core Class. He is also a corecipient of the 2004 Chazen Research Prize and the 1996 Chazen International Teaching Innovation Prize. Between 2002 and 2008, he served as the co-director of the Columbia Executive Education/NYSE Program for directors of public companies, "Accounting Essentials for Corporate Directors: Enhancing Financial Integrity."
He has published numerous articles in academic and professional journals, and served on the editorial boards of the Contemporary Accounting Research, the Accounting Review, and the Review of Accounting Studies. From 1984 to 1993, he was a faculty member at Stanford Business School. Professor Melumad has served as a consultant to a number of companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, CountryWide, General Electric, GE Capital and Morgan Stanley.