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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 22, 2014 | In the News | CIO Insight

Prof. David Bell in CIO Insight

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is featured for an interview on how real worlds and virtual worlds can influence and affect each other.

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August 21, 2014 | In the News | City A.M.

Prof. Alex Edmans in City A.M.

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans writes an op-ed about his new research on the relationship between employee welfare and firm performance.

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August 20, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains how first-time homebuyers can help boost the entire housing market.

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August 19, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses why he believes the Dow Jones will continue to climb higher before the end of the year.

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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 18, 2014 | In the News | Newsworks

Profs. Deborah Small and Leonard Lodish on WHYY’s Newsworks

Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small and Emeritus Prof. of Marketing Leonard Lodish comment on the success of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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August 18, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel is interviewed about the Ebola outbreak in Africa and ways to stop the spread of the disease.

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Telecom Companies Tap Analytics for Growth

Telecom providers worldwide face an enormous challenge: Even as traffic is increasing, revenues and profits are not keeping pace. Analytics can help....

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The Role of Contagion in the Housing Boom (and Bust)

The housing boom of the mid 2000s spread from one neighboring locale to another in the U.S. Local fundamentals have only a limited ability to account for contagion, suggesting that non-rational forces also played a role, recent Wharton research finds...

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The Lovers, the Haters and How They Helped Drive Innovation at Kraft

Kraft Foods’ vice president Barry Calpino discusses how the company reinvigorated aging brands and introduced some category-busting new ones -- and why the firm can’t afford to rest on its laurels. ...

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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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