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August 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

In a Minute: Professor Laura Huang

Asst. Prof of Management Laura Huang talks about entrepreneurship and her research on the biases that founders often face.

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August 19, 2014 | Press Releases

The 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize

The editors of MIT Sloan Management Review announced that Hamid Bouchikhi and John R. Kimberly are the winners of the 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize.

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August 15, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Peter Cappelli on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli offers commentary on the scheduling software that more employers are beginning to use.

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August 14, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Susan Wachter in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses how higher down payments are preventing the younger generation from entering the housing market.

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August 14, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick in the Economist

Profs. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick are highlighted for their study on how user consent impacts gamification in the workplace.

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August 13, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is featured for his new research that finds women are more likely to reach crowdfunding goals than men.

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

Prof. Jonah Berger in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is cited for his research on the science behind sharing on social media.

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Health Care Outcomes: When the More Effective Choice Costs More

Better models of care will go a long way toward spurring health care providers to make better choices between increased costs and improved outcomes, Wharton's Mark Pauly writes. ...

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Why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Went Viral

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions of dollars toward fighting the disease and spawned millions of videos and shares on social media. Wharton's Jonah Berger discusses why the campaign went viral. ...

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Improving Government Performance, Anticipating Citizens’ Needs

Predictive analytics is becoming a vital tool for governments trying to identify tax evaders or terrorists, to look for the best way to tackle a flu epidemic -- and more....

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The Financial Hurdles to Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Economy

Puerto Rico faces perhaps the most significant financial hurdles of anywhere in the United States. Can the island turn its economy around?...

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How Where You Live Impacts the Way You Use the Internet

In Location Is (Still) Everything: The Surprising Influence of the Real World on How We Search, Shop, and Sell in the Virtual One, Wharton’s David Bell provides deeper insight into e-commerce....

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Where Are All the Women? The Changing Face of Technology

The book, Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology, attempts to address the barriers women face in the tech field by sharing their personal and professional stories. ...

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NIIT Technologies’ Sudhir Chaturvedi: Companies Have to Decide What They Need from Big Data

Big data and predictive analytics have become fashionable today. But the fact that big data is so big means you must be clear about what you want....

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