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December 6, 2013 | Feature Stories
A panel at the Wharton Africa Business Forum discusses dynamic new opportunities with the revival of talent and “passionate entrepreneurship.” (via Wharton Magazine)
December 4, 2013 | Press Releases
Knowledge@Wharton Announces Dates, Speakers and Venue for High Velocity Growth 2014, the Retail and Consumer Goods Summit
Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s online research and business analysis journal, today announced it will launch a conference for senior executives in the consumer goods and retail industries.
November 27, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan discusses outreach efforts for the Affordable Care Act.
November 27, 2013 | Feature Stories
Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar examined how to best utilize social media during a recent webinar. (via Wharton Magazine)
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal
Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on the challenges retailers face when pricing items.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News
Prof. of Management Michael Useem offers commentary on the high rate of CEO turnover in the U.S.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | New York Times
Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is interviewed about how the N.S.A. may have accessed data from technology companies via fiber-optic cables.
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A new sensor that can be embedded into your smartphone will smell your breath and tell you how many calories you're burning in real-time. It sounds like a gadget out of a sci-fi movie, but it has the potential to advance modern day health care. ...
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There is such a thing as bad publicity, says Wharton’s Jonah Berger, who in a new paper finds that the key is to find the “sweet spot” where controversy generates the greatest amount of buzz. ...
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San Francisco-based Fantex is planning to offer IPOs on athletes. Fans are excited; others see red flags. ...
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Transportation in Latin America, long synonymous with traffic jams and lengthy bus rides, now represents one of the largest growth opportunities for low-cost airlines....
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In his new bestseller, 'David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants,' Malcolm Gladwell challenges our fundamental assumptions about power....
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Separatist movements are growing in certain European countries and regions -- but what would be the impact if these areas gained sovereignty?...
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The sharing economy is growing, spreading to industries including food, travel and fashion. Mainstream retailers would do well to take notice, say panelists at the recent Wharton Social Impact Conference....