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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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Is the U.S. Stock Market Overvalued?

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen caused a stir recently when she said that stock valuations were “generally quite high.” But are stocks overvalued? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere weigh in. ...

(Tue, 26 May 2015 16:42:52 +0000)

Who’s the Most Attractive Investment Opportunity of All? Good-Looking Men

Investors are much more likely to be receptive to business pitches from attractive male entrepreneurs than from “average Joes,” Wharton’s Laura Huang finds. But for women, beauty makes no difference. ...

(Fri, 22 May 2015 19:29:40 +0000)

Investing in India: Lots of Optimism, but No ‘Short-term Fixes’

At the Wharton India Economic Forum, panelists discussed the investment opportunities in India and the challenges facing the country’s evolution into a global economic power....

(Fri, 22 May 2015 18:50:27 +0000)

How to Convince Workers to Quit Smoking – by Making a Bet

New Wharton research finds that smokers are more likely to quit if their own money is at stake. The bigger challenge, however, may be figuring out how to structure an incentive program so they’re willing to take the risk. ...

(Thu, 21 May 2015 20:55:51 +0000)

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. ...


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