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April 9, 2015 | Feature Stories | Bloomberg News

This Man’s Job Is to Keep Wharton Students Happy, Whatever It Takes

Deputy Vice Dean Kembrel Jones is featured as the man whose “Job Is to Keep Wharton Students Happy, Whatever It Takes”

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April 8, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Fortune

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is cited for his research that finds millennials plan to have fewer children than previous generations.

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April 8, 2015 | Press Releases

Riders For Health Wins the $125,000 Lipman Family Prize of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced Riders for Health as the winner of the fourth annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize.

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April 7, 2015 | In the News | LinkedIn

Dean Geoffrey Garrett on LinkedIn

Dean Geoffrey Garrett shares his thoughts on whether the United States is ready to be energy independent.

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April 7, 2015 | In the News | Vox

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Vox

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his research on employees who use tuition assistance benefits offered by their company.

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April 6, 2015 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fast Company

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is highlighted for his research that shows those who seek advice are seen as more competent.

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April 6, 2015 | In the News | Mashable

Profs. Adam Grant and Matthew Bidwell in Mashable

Profs. of Management Adam Grant and Matthew Bidwell offer commentary on Reddit’s decision to eliminate salary discussions from the hiring process.

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April 5, 2015 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. David Reibstein in the Associated Press

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein comments on iconic Philadelphia products going global.

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Coursera’s Andrew Ng: How MOOCs Are Taking Local Knowledge Global

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are helping universities bring their knowledge to a much larger audience, says Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng....

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Gaining Traction: Fannie and Freddie Flirt with Re-privatization

The long quest to re-privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is pushing ahead. Wharton’s Susan Wachter explains where they are heading. ...

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China’s AIIB Recasts Development Finance — and U.S. Influence

China's success in securing 57 founding members for its new regional bank, AIIB, underlines the limits of U.S. regional influence....

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What a Robust Dollar Means for U.S. Business — and the Global Economy

While the strong U.S. dollar is a positive development for American consumers who will find many imports cheaper, it’s a more challenging environment for U.S. corporations....

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How Smart Leadership Revived Chile after an Historic Disaster

In their new book, Wharton's Michael Useem, Howard Kunreuther, and Erwann Michel-Kerjan examine how Chile's leaders facilitated its rebound after the massive 2010 earthquake....

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The Petrobras Scandal: Will Brazil Sink Deeper — or Emerge Stronger?

Brazil has a fighting chance to turn the Petrobras corruption scandal into an opportunity to bounce back with stronger institutions....

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The ‘Mutual Respect’ That Results When Consumers and Brands Collide

Twitter has changed the advertising world, a development that company vice president Shailesh Rao describes as a positive-sum game for traditional and social media....

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