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June 19, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton EMBA Blog

What’s it like to be an EMBA Student? NYC Attorney Shares her Wharton Experience

Wharton MBA for Executives student, Elana Krieger, an attorney in New York City, took part in the Global Consulting Practicum and advised an Israeli pharma firm on their operations.

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June 17, 2015 | In the News | Economic Times (India)

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in the Economic Times (India)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar explains why Indian entrepreneurs should not follow models from Silicon Valley.

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June 17, 2015 | In the News | CBSMoneyWatch.com

Prof. Mauro Guillen on CBSMoneyWatch.com

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen is noted for his commentary on Greece’s financial problems.

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June 17, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Profs. Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko in Fortune

Profs. of Real Estate Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko are featured for their research that finds subprime lending did not lead to the financial crisis.

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June 16, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Michael Useem on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses cultural shifts at large organizations.

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June 16, 2015 | In the News | LiveMint (India)

Prof. Laura Huang in LiveMint (India)

Prof. of Management Laura Huang is noted for her research on the impact of an entrepreneur’s gender and looks when securing venture capital funding.

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June 15, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Profs. Daniel Gottlieb and Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Profs. of Business Economics and Public Policy Daniel Gottlieb and Olivia Mitchell share their thoughts on why people avoid buying long-term care insurance.

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Sick of TV Drug Ads? Here’s Why They Might Be Good for You

While pharmaceutical companies hope their television ads might convince a consumer to choose their drug over a rival’s, new Wharton research finds that the ads have a number of additional, unintended impacts. ...

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How Brands Can Build Better Loyalty Programs

Consumers today often belong to a host of retail ‘loyalty programs,’ earning redeemable points when they spend. So why do so many people stockpile points instead of use them?...

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The ‘Dark Side’ of Dual Directors in Corporate Spin-offs

After a corporate spin-off, members of the parent firm’s board are often placed on the board of the divested firm. But what does it mean for a newly created company when board members from its parent still exert that kind of control?...

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How Disaster Risk Is Priced into the Stock Market

In normal years, investing in equities can reap extremely healthy returns. But not all of that ROI is based on what you'd think. Some of it is rooted in the fear that everything could go terribly, unexpectedly wrong, Wharton's Jessica Wachter says. ...

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Jeremy Siegel: How a ‘Grexit’ Could Strengthen the Eurozone

Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel says the impact of the Greek debt crisis, while dire for the country and its citizens, will be restrained. ...

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Will the Eurozone Survive the Latest Greek Tragedy?

Events in the eurozone have quickly moved from threats to market shock. Wharton's Mauro Guillen discusses what is likely to unfold. “There is no other way to describe the situation except as chaotic. This is almost like 'The Twilight Zone.'”...

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The Key to Making Smarter Long-term Decisions

If we were rational, we would make choices based on long-term goals, not short-term desires. But that’s not always the case. New research by Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther suggests ways to change our decision-making processes for the better. ...


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