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September 11, 2014 | In the News | The Oregonian

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Oregonian

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the potential risks involved when brands use a celebrity to endorse a product.

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September 11, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and SirusXM Pres. and CCO Scott Greenstein Host the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark the Opening of SiriusXM’s Studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School

The ribbon cutting ceremony marks the opening of SiriusXM’s satellite radio broadcast studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School.

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September 10, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is cited for his research that finds only a small percentage of fundraising projects on Kickstarter deliver goods on time.

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September 9, 2014 | In the News | Fox29 Philadelphia

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Fox29 Philadelphia

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses the controversy surrounding Ray Rice and the NFL.

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September 9, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Alex Edmans on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is interviewed about his research on tactics used by CEOs to raise company stock prices.

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September 5, 2014 | Feature Stories | Philadelphia Daily News

Fever Smart: A wearable patch to continuously track body temperature

Wharton juniors Aaron Goldstein and Collin Hill have launched Fever Smart a wireless, app-enabled thermometer that sends alerts if a child gets a fever. They were also recently named Finalists in Entrepreneur’s Top College Entrepreneur contest.

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September 5, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Adam Grant in Fast Company

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured for his research on self-appointed job titles.

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Financial Inclusion in India: Moving Beyond Bank Accounts

A program in India to increase financial inclusion made rapid progress in opening bank accounts for underserved populations -- but it has also raised numerous questions about what still needs to be done. ...

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What Social Networks Can Teach Us about How the Brain Works

Penn's Danielle S. Bassett, 32, the youngest of this year's MacArthur fellows, talks about her research in understanding how the human brain functions....

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Is Every Lie ‘a Sin’? Maybe Not

When is honesty not the best policy and deception morally correct? More often than you might think, as it turns out....

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Why Child Care Is the Economy’s ‘Invisible’ Driver

Child care -- or the lack of affordable care options -- is a multi-layered economic issue that has wide-ranging repercussions for the U.S. and globally. But even as costs continue to go up, few concrete solutions are in sight. ...

(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:34:45 +0000)

Capital Flight: Can Tax Inversions Be Prevented?

Legislators in Washington are up in arms over a wave of companies pursuing overseas acquisitions so they can escape high U.S. taxes. But can the capital flight be stopped?...

(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:57:45 +0000)

When Taking a Break Could Be a Matter of Life and Death

New Wharton research finds that over the course of a work day, employees pay less and less attention to the secondary tasks that, while not as central to their jobs, can create big problems if overlooked. ...

(Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:41:12 +0000)

The Dark Side of Big Data

Big Data is poised to play a powerful role in sustainability. But that power can be abused and it could remain cloistered in the developed world, providing scant benefit to those who most need it....


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