4th Annual News & Finance Conference

Date(s) - 13/03/2019
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Lecture Hall


Columbia Business School’s Program for Financial Studies, together with the Global Risk Institute and Columbia’s Data Science Institute, invite you to attend the 4th Annual News & Finance Conference.

Conference website and agenda to come.

Financial economists have long been interested in how markets incorporate information. In the last decade, the confluence of improved computational tools and data availability for text analysis have led to new research methods and many important insights into how markets respond to the news media. But how does information become news in the first place? How do choices made by journalists shape the news to which markets react?

Organized by the News and Finance Initiative of Columbia Business School’s Program for Financial Studies and its faculty directors Harry Mamaysky, Paul Glasserman and Paul Tetlock around their current research, this major conference will bring together an unprecedented group of interdisciplinary leaders from across academia, business, government, and the media to explore new frontiers in the study of the dissemination of news and its influence on markets. The event is expected to draw leaders from across these sectors, building upon the past three successful News and Finance conferences in 2018, 2017 and 2016.

For more information, please contact: Melina Denebeim, Director of the Program for Financial Studies, md2953@gsb.columbia.edu, 646 745 8554

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