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December 12, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Journal

Leadership Through Resilience & Adaptability: Charles de Villaines WG ‘15

At 18 Charles de Villaines lost his sight but now, as a second year Wharton MBA working on a startup, he finds strength from those around him.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kent Smetters on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters explains why drivers do not feel richer after saving money on gas prices.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discusses why multi-employer pension plans are in poor shape.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Robert Town in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town explains how consumers can end up with bad health insurance plans.

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December 10, 2014 | In the News | WHYY's "Radio Times"

Prof. Cassie Mogilner on WHYY’s “Radio Times”

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is interviewed about her research on the connections between money, time, and happiness.

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December 10, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Emilie Feldman in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Emilie Feldman shares her thoughts on when corporate spinoffs can be considered positive.

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December 9, 2014 | In the News | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard is cited for her research on the impact of social media connections between co-workers.

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Why It’s Time to Rethink How We Run Charities

Nonprofits need to adopt some of the practices that have paid dividends in the for-profit world and "stop treating money as a sin," says charity guru Dan Pallotta....

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Benefits Cuts: Prepare to Work Longer, Save More and Expect Less

Learning from the cuts to retiree benefits in some pension plans that Congress allowed last weekend, today’s workers must work longer and save more, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell....

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Are Your Customers ‘Clumpy’? What Binge-buying Means for Marketers

It’s no secret that many consumers now binge-buy online. But new research by Wharton’s Eric Bradlow shows how marketers can track that behavior to effectively target these profitable customers....

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History’s Biggest Robbery: How the Nazis Stole Europe’s Gold

To keep Hitler’s war machine going, the Nazis captured bullion from European central banks that today would be worth $19 billion, writes George M. Taber, author of 'Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe’s Bullion.'...

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Technology Increasingly Key to Better Patient Outcomes

More health care providers choose mobility, wearable sensors and other digital technologies for better patient outcomes....

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The Competition Question at the Heart of the Apple Antitrust Case

The Apple antitrust case involving iPod users brings up questions about whether the tech giant was being anticompetitive or simply trying to improve its product. ...

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Assessing Employability Is Disrupting India’s Higher Education Model

Even as employers are looking to hire, millions of young Indians are hunting for jobs. Can employability assessments provide the right match?...


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