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July 25, 2014 | Feature Stories

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students Bond During Orientation Week

Ammi Tan describes her Executive MBA orientation experiences, including building mechanical arms with fellow students.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | The Street

Prof. Richard Marston on The Street

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston is interviewed about his new book, which provides tips for making money last over a lifetime.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Forbes

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the pros and cons of using big data to predict the success of new hires.

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July 23, 2014 | In the News | WBUR-FM

Prof. Keisha Cutright on WBUR-FM

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is featured for her research on why consumers prefer products that take effort.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses the impact of rising rent numbers on homeownership.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Patricia Danzon in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Patricia Danzon comments on the lack of innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Profs. Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan on CNBC.com

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, ask if it is time to tweak the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

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Marketing at Comic-Con: Virtual Reality Gets Real

A report on this year’s trends in entertainment marketing at San Diego Comic-Con, the largest U.S. convention celebrating the popular arts....

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Private Equity Finds a Foothold in Israel, the Land of Venture Capital

Venture capital has played a big role in the development of Israel's start-up community. Now, Israel's private equity sector is also coming of age....

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Why Location is King for E-commerce, Too

According to a recent research paper and a new book by Wharton marketing professor David R. Bell, “location, location, location” is as relevant in the world of e-commerce as it is in the physical world....

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What Really Stands in the Way of Cutting Health Care Costs

When forced to choose between abstract evidence and experience, many physicians tend to rely on experience. This keeps health care costs high, write consultants Ngan MacDonald and Walter Linde-Zwirble in this opinion piece....

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Smoke Signals: What the Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Means for the Tobacco Industry

Tobacco firm Reynolds American’s $27.4 billion bid to buy competitor Lorillard has raised antitrust concerns. What will the deal mean for the industry and tobacco users?...

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The Surprising Role the Military Plays in Environmental Protection

While environmental protection is typically thought of as a government regulation issue, other entities -- including the military -- have an important role to play, Wharton's Sarah Light says....

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The Zillow-Trulia Merger: A Sign of Bigger Changes on the Way

The Zillow-Trulia merger might mark the advent of the next wave in how people buy and sell homes in the U.S., experts say....


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