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May 14, 2015 | In the News | Marketwatch

Denys Glushkov in Marketwatch

Denys Glushkov of Wharton Research Data Services is highlighted for his research that compares smart beta ETFs to their risk-adjusted passive benchmarks.

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May 13, 2015 | In the News | TheStreet.com

Prof. Marshall Meyer on TheStreet.com

Prof. of Management Marshall Meyer offers commentary on the use of mobile payment services in China.

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May 13, 2015 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Kevin Volpp in the Associated Press

Prof. of Health Care Management Kevin Volpp is cited for his research on smoking cessation programs with financial incentives.

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May 13, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Adam Grant in Inc.

Prof. of Management Adam Grant shares an example of how helping others solve their problems can help you solve your own.

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May 12, 2015 | In the News | PRI's "The World"

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer on Public Radio International’s “The World”

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer discusses cheating in sports and the Deflategate scandal.

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May 12, 2015 | In the News | New York Magazine

Prof. J. Scott Armstrong in New York Magazine

Prof. of Marketing J. Scott Armstrong discusses the return on investment for companies who sponsor sporting events.

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May 11, 2015 | In the News | Boston Globe

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Boston Globe

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his study that finds why executives consider job offers from headhunters.

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Are Financial Penalties Enough to Deter Banks’ Bad Behavior?

News that five of the world’s biggest banks will plead guilty to rigging global currency markets has raised concerns about whether fines are effective deterrents to fraudulent behavior....

(Thu, 21 May 2015 16:04:05 +0000)

What Is Art? Surprisingly, the Crowdfunders and Experts Agree

Crowds are smarter than one might think. A Wharton research paper discovered that the artistic tastes of the masses are remarkably aligned with those of experts.
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(Wed, 20 May 2015 16:10:08 +0000)

Social Impact 101: Building Companies That Make a Difference

Joey Hundert -- social entrepreneur, start-up consultant and founder of the “Sustainival” -- has been working for a decade and a half to promote ventures that both make money and make the world a better place. ...

(Tue, 19 May 2015 18:53:24 +0000)

Has Human Resources Lost Its Edge in a Tech-driven World?

According to presenters at a recent Wharton summit, HR executives need to reclaim some of the energy and cachet that used to surround the field, for the good of their companies....

(Mon, 18 May 2015 18:54:11 +0000)

A Battle Rages over the TPP to Re-write Global Rules

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership has many wondering about its potential impact on the U.S. economy, and on the competitiveness of U.S. multinationals in the years ahead....

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A ‘Dumb Pipe’ No More: What Verizon Wants from AOL

With its bid to buy AOL, Verizon is eying big ad revenues and a move up the industry food chain....

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How Kohl’s Took the Road Less Traveled to Be a National Retailer

Kohl’s didn’t merge its way to the top of the retail sector; instead, it clicked with customers by staying ahead of the curve on trends, former president Jay Baker says in the second part of a two-part interview. ...


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