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December 4, 2013 | Press Releases
Knowledge@Wharton Announces Dates, Speakers and Venue for High Velocity Growth 2014, the Retail and Consumer Goods Summit
Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s online research and business analysis journal, today announced it will launch a conference for senior executives in the consumer goods and retail industries.
November 27, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan discusses outreach efforts for the Affordable Care Act.
November 27, 2013 | Feature Stories
Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar examined how to best utilize social media during a recent webinar. (via Wharton Magazine)
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal
Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on the challenges retailers face when pricing items.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News
Prof. of Management Michael Useem offers commentary on the high rate of CEO turnover in the U.S.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | New York Times
Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is interviewed about how the N.S.A. may have accessed data from technology companies via fiber-optic cables.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | CNNMoney.com
Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the struggles facing brick-and-mortar retailers.
November 25, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"
Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter comments on the history of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.
November 23, 2013 | In the News | El País (Spain)
Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on Germany’s current account surplus. (in Spanish)
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San Francisco-based Fantex is planning to offer IPOs on athletes. Fans are excited; others see red flags. ...
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Transportation in Latin America, long synonymous with traffic jams and lengthy bus rides, now represents one of the largest growth opportunities for low-cost airlines....
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In his new bestseller, 'David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants,' Malcolm Gladwell challenges our fundamental assumptions about power....
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Separatist movements are growing in certain European countries and regions -- but what would be the impact if these areas gained sovereignty?...
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The sharing economy is growing, spreading to industries including food, travel and fashion. Mainstream retailers would do well to take notice, say panelists at the recent Wharton Social Impact Conference....
(Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:13:48 +0000)
While some retailers are hoping to cash in by opening on Thanksgiving, others are hoping to gain consumer goodwill by staying closed. But Wharton experts say neither side has a significant advantage. ...
(Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:54:09 +0000)
Nike's FuelBand is one of its hottest sellers ever. Three Wharton professors explain why....