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December 19, 2014 | Press Releases
Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, Named Senior Fellow at the Wharton School
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that Jonathan Greenblatt, currently Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, will serve as a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School starting in January.
December 12, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Journal
At 18 Charles de Villaines lost his sight but now, as a second year Wharton MBA working on a startup, he finds strength from those around him.
December 11, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters explains why drivers do not feel richer after saving money on gas prices.
December 11, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discusses why multi-employer pension plans are in poor shape.
December 11, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times
Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town explains how consumers can end up with bad health insurance plans.
December 11, 2014 | In the News | Computerworld
Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is cited for her research that finds how brand name products can influence religious commitments.
December 10, 2014 | In the News | WHYY's "Radio Times"
Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is interviewed about her research on the connections between money, time, and happiness.
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U.S. law enforcement is more insistent than ever that it needs 'back doors' into electronic systems in order to keep us safe. But could that further weaken electronic security? ...
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The global engineering and construction industry is rapidly resetting how it executes projects....
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Happiness can tell a lot about the decisions people will ultimately make, but new Wharton research shows that the nuances of most decisions go far beyond simply achieving contentment. ...
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The slowdown in the white sprits industry in China has not reached bottom yet, and the sector will likely experience a shakeout, warns Hongfeng Hao of online liquor sales platform Jiuxian.com. ...
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Nonprofits need to adopt some of the practices that have paid dividends in the for-profit world and "stop treating money as a sin," says charity guru Dan Pallotta....
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Learning from the cuts to retiree benefits in some pension plans that Congress allowed last weekend, today’s workers must work longer and save more, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell....
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It’s no secret that many consumers now binge-buy online. But new research by Wharton’s Eric Bradlow shows how marketers can track that behavior to effectively target these profitable customers....