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July 2, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Underdogs Win in Wharton Leadership Study

Wharton Management Professor Samir Nurmohamed recently conducted research to understand why underdogs prevail, which he shared at the 2015 Wharton Leadership Conference.

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July 1, 2015 | In the News | MedCity News

Prof. Scott Harrington in MedCity News

Prof. of Health Care Management Scott Harrington is noted for his report on the performance of consumer operated and oriented health insurance plans.

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June 30, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Nicholas Souleles in Forbes

Prof. of Finance Nicholas Souleles is cited for a study he co-authored on financial behavior.

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June 27, 2015 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Katherine Milkman in Business Insider

Prof. of Operations, Information and Decisions Katherine Milkman is featured for her research on temptation bundling.

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June 25, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Time

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is noted for her research on the relationship between time, money, and happiness.

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June 25, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Cade Massey in the New York Times

Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey comments on the influence of similarities between interviewer and interviewee during job interviews.

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June 24, 2015 | In the News | WBUR-FM

Prof. Susan Wachter on WBUR’s On Point

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter is interviewed about the American housing market.

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June 24, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Profs. Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko in Forbes

Profs. of Real Estate Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko are highlighted for their research on the impact of subprime lending on the financial crisis.

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June 24, 2015 | In the News | CNN

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer on CNN

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer discusses why corporate CEO activism is on the rise.

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June 23, 2015 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Minyuan Zhao in the Los Angeles Times

Prof. of Management Minyuan Zhao discusses the challenges that Uber will face in China.

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June 22, 2015 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Economist

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the American higher education system.

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June 22, 2015 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC’s Power Lunch

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why he believes the U.S. stock market is worth 5-10% more than its current value.

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June 19, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton EMBA Blog

What’s it like to be an EMBA Student? NYC Attorney Shares her Wharton Experience

Wharton MBA for Executives student, Elana Krieger, an attorney in New York City, took part in the Global Consulting Practicum and advised an Israeli pharma firm on their operations.

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June 19, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Patricia Danzon in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Health Care Management Patricia Danzon discusses the pros and cons of a new cancer drug calculator.

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June 19, 2015 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Wharton’s Pension Research Council in U.S. News & World Report

Wharton’s Pension Research Council is featured for their research on why poorly performing funds remain in 401(k) plans.

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June 18, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Washington Post

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is featured for his comments on the stigma of paternity leave.

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June 17, 2015 | In the News | Economic Times (India)

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in the Economic Times (India)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar explains why Indian entrepreneurs should not follow models from Silicon Valley.

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June 17, 2015 | In the News | CBSMoneyWatch.com

Prof. Mauro Guillen on CBSMoneyWatch.com

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen is noted for his commentary on Greece’s financial problems.

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June 17, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Profs. Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko in Fortune

Profs. of Real Estate Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko are featured for their research that finds subprime lending did not lead to the financial crisis.

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June 16, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Michael Useem on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses cultural shifts at large organizations.

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June 16, 2015 | In the News | LiveMint (India)

Prof. Laura Huang in LiveMint (India)

Prof. of Management Laura Huang is noted for her research on the impact of an entrepreneur’s gender and looks when securing venture capital funding.

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June 15, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Profs. Daniel Gottlieb and Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Profs. of Business Economics and Public Policy Daniel Gottlieb and Olivia Mitchell share their thoughts on why people avoid buying long-term care insurance.

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June 14, 2015 | In the News | Hartford Courant

Prof. Robert Town in the Hartford Courant

Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town discusses consolidation in the health insurance industry.

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June 14, 2015 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Peter Cappelli in The Guardian

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli’s new book “Will College Pay Off?” is featured.

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June 12, 2015 | In the News | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer’s research on the bias that overweight employees face in the workplace is highlighted.

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June 11, 2015 | In the News | Hartford Courant

Prof. Uri Simonsohn in the Hartford Courant

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Uri Simonsohn is cited for his research on the influence of “narrow bracketing” on bias and judgment.

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June 10, 2015 | In the News | CBSNews.com

Prof. Rahul Kapoor on CBSNews.com

Prof. of Management Rahul Kapoor shares his thoughts on predictions made by outgoing Cisco CEO John Chambers.

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June 10, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Mauro Guillen in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen discusses family dynasties in the banking industry.

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June 9, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Time

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains why students should avoid getting a college degree in a supposedly “hot” job field.

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June 8, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Michael Useem in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses the impact of a company having co-chief executives on employees.

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June 8, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kent Smetters on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters offers commentary on pension funds that want to pay lower money management fees.

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June 8, 2015 | Feature Stories | Instagram

#WhartonGrad

The images of Wharton’s 2015 graduation on Instagram tell a vivid and colorful story of accomplishment and pride.

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June 7, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Denys Glushkov in the Wall Street Journal

Denys Glushkov of Wharton Research Data Services is noted for his comparison of smart beta ETFs to their risk-adjusted passive benchmarks.

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June 7, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. David Zaring in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring offers commentary on lawsuits triggered by the 2008 financial crisis.

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June 5, 2015 | In the News | Philly.com

Prof. Mark Pauly on Philly.com

Prof. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly writes an op-ed on the costs associated with developing a new drug.

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June 4, 2015 | In the News | Medical News Today

Prof. Diana Robertson in Medical News Today

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Diana Robertson is noted for her research that links higher moral reasoning to greater gray matter volume in the brain.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | Slate

Prof. Peter Fader in Slate

Prof. of Marketing Peter Fader shares his thoughts on having a mundane relationship with a company.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses the recent drop in mortgage applications.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg Business

Prof. Michael Useem in Bloomberg Business

Prof. of Management Michael Useem explains the importance of companies having an extended succession plan.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fortune

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer writes an op-ed on the power of FIFA and former president Sepp Blatter.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire in the Los Angeles Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire comments on companies separating themselves from FIFA.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | CNNExpansion.com

Prof. Lynn Wu on CNNExpansion.com

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Lynn Wu is noted for research on the value of social communication in the workplace.

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June 3, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Americus Reed in the Financial Times

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed is cited for research he co-authored that finds a new way to encourage people to donate their time to charity.

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June 2, 2015 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Fast Company

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is cited for research she co-authored on financial literacy.

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June 1, 2015 | In the News | Ozy

Prof. Cade Massey in Ozy

Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey comments on the use of data in the workplace.

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June 1, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Jonah Berger on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses how presidential candidates can be seen as brands.

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May 28, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Americus Reed in the Washington Post

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed is noted for his research on the effects of diet drug advertisements on those looking to lose weight.

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May 27, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Judd Kessler on NPR

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Judd Kessler is interviewed about his research on increasing the number of organ donors in the United States.

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May 27, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Howard Kunreuther on Marketplace

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther discusses the affordability of flood insurance.

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May 27, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Deborah Small in the Washington Post

Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small is noted for research that explains how emotions drive charitable giving.

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May 27, 2015 | Feature Stories

Knowledge@Wharton Books

Knowledge@Wharton Books: Insights and inspiration business leaders can use today—from The Wharton School’s online journal of business analysis.

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May 26, 2015 | In the News | Poets & Quants

Wharton Online in Poets & Quants

Poets & Quants features two Wharton MOOCs as “Essential MOOC Courses in Business for June.”

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May 22, 2015 | In the News | WEF Blog

Erwann Michel-Kerjan on WEF Blog

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, writes an op-ed on the global risks that the Middle East is least prepared for.

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May 22, 2015 | In the News | Chicago Tribune

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Chicago Tribune

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is noted for his research on delayed Kickstarter projects.

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May 22, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Ian Appell and Profs. Todd Gormley and Donald Keim in the Wall Street Journal

Wharton research on the impact of passive investors on corporate governance is featured.

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May 21, 2015 | In the News | USA Today

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the USA Today

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell shares her thoughts on how to fix America’s retirement problems.

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May 20, 2015 | In the News | CityLab

Prof. Todd Sinai in CityLab

Prof. of Real Estate Todd Sinai is noted for his research on the American housing affordability crisis.

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May 20, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Michael Useem and Luis Ballesteros in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Michael Useem and Management doctoral student Luis Ballesteros explain why companies should consider donating to the ongoing relief efforts in Nepal.

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May 20, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Susan Wachter in the Washington Post

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses her research on reducing blight in urban neighborhoods.

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May 20, 2015 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. Itay Goldstein in Reuters

Prof. of Finance Itay Goldstein is noted for a study he co-authored that finds corporate bond funds are prone to fragility.

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May 19, 2015 | In the News | Ozy

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Cade Massey in Ozy

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey offer commentary on using a management aptitude test to identify good managers.

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May 19, 2015 | In the News | Iowa Public Radio

Prof. Sigal Barsade on Iowa Public Radio

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade discusses the power of love in the workplace.

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May 19, 2015 | In the News | El Semanario (Mexico)

Prof. Raghuram Iyengar in El Semanario (Mexico)

Prof. of Marketing Raghuram Iyengar is featured for research he co-authored on customer retention strategies.

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May 18, 2015 | In the News | WHYY's Newsworks

Prof. Pinar Yildirim on WHYY’s Newsworks

Prof. of Marketing Pinar Yildirim discusses Philadelphia’s new bike-share program.

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May 18, 2015 | In the News | Value Walk

Profs. Robert Stambaugh and Luke Taylor in Value Walk

Profs. of Finance Robert Stambaugh and Luke Taylor are featured for their research on younger mutual funds outperforming older funds.

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May 18, 2015 | In the News | Adweek

Prof. Jonah Berger in Adweek

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger describes how Krazy Glue has become a “cultural phenomenon.”

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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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May 10, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn comments on the increasing popularity of using a mobile phone to make a purchase.

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May 8, 2015 | In the News | Latin Trade Magazine

Dean Geoffrey Garrett in Latin Trade Magazine

Dean Geoffrey Garrett is featured in an interview on global business opportunities for the Latin America region.

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May 8, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. David Zaring in the New York Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring shares his thoughts on the New York Fed’s position on the Federal Open Market Committee.

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May 8, 2015 | In the News | International Business Times

Prof. Judd Kessler in the International Business Times

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Judd Kessler is cited for research he co-authored on the importance of summer programs for low-income youths.

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May 7, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Kevin Volpp in Inc.

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Health Care Management Kevin Volpp are cited for their research on building guilty pleasures with non-favorable activities.

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May 6, 2015 | In the News | Economic Times (India)

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in the Economic Times (India)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar explains why it is hard for a company to replace a founder as CEO.

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May 5, 2015 | In the News | CBSNews.com

Prof. Ethan Mollick on CBSNews.com

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses his research on crowdfunding.

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May 5, 2015 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter is interviewed about the impact of rising mortgage rates on the housing market.

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May 4, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Michael Useem on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses the disadvantages of being a CEO who is running for political office.

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May 4, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Mauro Guillen in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on Carlos Torres being named chief operating officer of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA.

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May 4, 2015 | In the News | MichiganRadio.org

Prof. Jessie Handbury on MichiganRadio.org

Prof. of Real Estate Jessie Handbury is featured for her research that shows easier access to healthier foods does not always lead to healthier eating.

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May 2, 2015 | In the News | Chicago Tribune

Prof. Cade Massey in the Chicago Tribune

Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey is noted for research he co-authored on draft strategies for NFL teams.

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May 2, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Judd Kessler in the New York Times

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Judd Kessler is cited for a study he co-authored on the importance of summer youth programs.

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April 30, 2015 | In the News | Marketing Daily

Prof. Raghuram Iyengar in Marketing Daily

Prof. of Marketing Raghuram Iyengar is noted for his research on proactive customer retention campaigns.

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April 30, 2015 | In the News | New York Times Magazine

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the New York Times Magazine

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is noted for his research that finds the percentage of hardware projects on Kickstarter that ship with delays.

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April 30, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Bloomberg News

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is featured for a report he co-authored on companies with the best paternity leave benefits.

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April 30, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli offers a reason why technology companies find contract labor attractive.

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April 29, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Sigal Barsade in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is highlighted for research she co-authored on the impact of compassion in the workplace on a company’s bottom line.

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April 29, 2015 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Stuart Diamond on CNNMoney.com

Emeritus Practice Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Stuart Diamond shares tips for becoming a better negotiator.

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April 28, 2015 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Adam Grant in Business Insider

Prof. of Management Adam Grant’s “Give and Take” is featured as one of the “30 business books every professional should read before turning 30.”

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April 27, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg Business

Prof. Jeremy Siegel in Bloomberg Business

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel compares the status of today’s stock market to the market in 2009.

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April 27, 2015 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Profs. Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther and Prof. of Management Michael Useem share lessons that the United States can learn from the earthquake in Nepal.

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April 27, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Time

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard explains the benefits of adding your boss as a friend on Facebook.

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April 27, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Washington Post

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman discusses the importance of work-life integration.

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April 27, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Forbes

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell shares her thoughts on Argentina’s pension policy over the last 20 years.

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April 26, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Erwann Michel-Kerjan in the Financial Times

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, explains how the development of new modeling techniques can help scientists with risk management.

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April 26, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Lukasz Drozd in Forbes

Prof. of Finance Lukasz Drozd is cited for his research on the balance transfer rate in the U.S. credit card market.

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April 24, 2015 | Feature Stories | Poets & Quants

The World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors

Wharton Professors Keisha Cutright and Jules van Binsbergen were named by Poets&Quants to its 2015 list of the “very best business school professors under 40.”

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April 24, 2015 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in The Atlantic

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is cited for research he co-authored that finds those who ask for advice are seen as more competent.

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April 24, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Marketplace

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses the business behind the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match.

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April 24, 2015 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Business Insider

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is noted for her research that finds the impact of multitasking on happiness.

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April 22, 2015 | In the News | Slate

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Slate

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli offers commentary on firms losing interest in training their employees.

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April 22, 2015 | In the News | The Globe and Mail

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Globe and Mail

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses reasons why crowdfunding is good for more than raising money.

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April 22, 2015 | Press Releases

New $6 million Andrew Carnegie Fellowship Program Supports Social Sciences and Humanities

Philip Tetlock, Wharton Prof. of Management and Penn Prof. of Psychology, is named by Carnegie Corporation to its inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows, a major annual fellowship program that will provide support for scholars in the social sciences and humanities.

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April 21, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Kent Smetters on NPR

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters discusses a loophole in the new rules created by the government to help Americans saving for retirement.

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April 21, 2015 | In the News | International Business Times

Profs. Mauro Guillen and Stephen Kobrin in the International Business Times

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen and Emeritus Prof. of Management Stephen Kobrin discuss the relationship between the United States and Cuba.

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April 21, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in Forbes

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar shares his thoughts on whether it is time for Silicon Valley to pivot.

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April 21, 2015 | In the News | New York Magazine

Prof. Sigal Barsade in New York Magazine

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is noted for her research on emotional contagion in the workplace.

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April 20, 2015 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on CNNMoney.com

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell explains the effects that income inequality can have on a relationship.

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April 17, 2015 | In the News | Vice

Prof. Jehoshua Eliashberg in Vice

Prof. of Marketing Jehoshua Eliashberg is featured for his research that explains why the film industry should release multiple trailers for a movie.

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April 17, 2015 | In the News | CityLab

Profs. Joseph Gyourko and Todd Sinai in CityLab

Profs. of Real Estate Joseph Gyourko and Todd Sinai are cited for their research on the amount spent by the United States on homeowner subsidies.

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April 17, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer discusses research that he co-authored on deception and lying.

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April 16, 2015 | In the News | Education Dive

Anne Trumbore in Education Dive

Director of Wharton’s online learning initiatives Anne Trumbore discusses the Wharton Business Foundations Specialization series on Coursera.

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April 16, 2015 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn comments on retailers creating lower-end labels for sale specifically at outlet locations.

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April 16, 2015 | In the News | WHYY-FM

Prof. June Kinney on WHYY-FM

Prof. June Kinney discusses the Wharton/Penn dual MBA-MD program.

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April 16, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Robert Jensen on NPR

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Robert Jensen is cited for his research that explains how students’ work ethic is affected by their peer groups.

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April 15, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Mark Pauly in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly offers commentary on Medicare overpayments.

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April 15, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell explains how new rules for retirement investments will force brokers to be more transparent.

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April 15, 2015 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Los Angeles Times

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his new book, “Will College Pay off? A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You’ll Ever Make.”

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April 15, 2015 | In the News | The Economic Times (India)

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in the Economic Times (India)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar discusses the importance of India to Uber.

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April 14, 2015 | In the News | Entrepreneur

Profs. Ethan Mollick and Matthew Bidwell in Entrepreneur

Profs. of Management Ethan Mollick and Matthew Bidwell are cited for their research that finds those who start their own business tend to be happier than others.

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April 14, 2015 | In the News | Scientific American

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Jonah Berger in Scientific American

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger share their research on what makes content go viral.

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April 13, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Michael Useem in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses General Electric’s strong leadership through the years.

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April 10, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Laura Huang in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Laura Huang co-authors an op-ed on ways for women to advance in the technology sector.

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April 9, 2015 | Feature Stories | Bloomberg News

This Man’s Job Is to Keep Wharton Students Happy, Whatever It Takes

Deputy Vice Dean Kembrel Jones is featured as the man whose “Job Is to Keep Wharton Students Happy, Whatever It Takes”

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April 8, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Fortune

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is cited for his research that finds millennials plan to have fewer children than previous generations.

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April 8, 2015 | Press Releases

Riders For Health Wins the $125,000 Lipman Family Prize of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced Riders for Health as the winner of the fourth annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize.

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April 7, 2015 | In the News | LinkedIn

Dean Geoffrey Garrett on LinkedIn

Dean Geoffrey Garrett shares his thoughts on whether the United States is ready to be energy independent.

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April 7, 2015 | In the News | Vox

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Vox

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his research on employees who use tuition assistance benefits offered by their company.

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April 6, 2015 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fast Company

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is highlighted for his research that shows those who seek advice are seen as more competent.

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April 6, 2015 | In the News | Mashable

Profs. Adam Grant and Matthew Bidwell in Mashable

Profs. of Management Adam Grant and Matthew Bidwell offer commentary on Reddit’s decision to eliminate salary discussions from the hiring process.

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April 6, 2015 | In the News | The Tavis Smiley Show (PBS)

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on the Tavis Smiley Show (PBS)

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire is interviewed about the state of the sports world.

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April 5, 2015 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. David Reibstein in the Associated Press

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein comments on iconic Philadelphia products going global.

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April 5, 2015 | In the News | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Prof. Adam Cobb in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Prof. of Management Adam Cobb offers commentary on the Wal-Mart v. Trinity Church case.

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April 5, 2015 | In the News | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Prof. Robert Town in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Prof. of Health care Management Robert Town is noted for his research that shows how hospital consolidations impact pricing and quality of care.

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April 3, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the New York Times

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is cited for a study she co-authored on the difficulties that consumers have understanding annuities.

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April 2, 2015 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof Mauro Guillen on CNNMoney.com

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on Cuba as a travel destination for Americans.

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April 2, 2015 | In the News | FoxBusiness.com

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on FoxBusiness.com

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel’s “Stocks for the Long Run” is noted as a must-read for first time investors.

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April 2, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Marshall Fisher in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is cited for a study he co-authored on the benefits of increasing wages for retail workers.

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April 1, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Laura Huang in Forbes

Prof. of Management Laura Huang is cited for her research that finds investors prefer pitches presented by men more than by women.

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April 1, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Barbara Kahn in Fortune

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses how Willa, a skin care and makeup company, plans to market their product.

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March 31, 2015 | In the News | Entrepreneur

Prof. Ethan Mollick in Entrepreneur

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is noted for his research on the number of crowdfunded projects that deliver their products on time.

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March 31, 2015 | In the News | Daily Pennsylvanian

Prof. Keith Weigelt in the Daily Pennsylvanian

Prof. of Management Keith Weigelt is featured for his involvement in Building Bridges to Wealth, a program that offers free financial literacy classes to underserved communities.

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March 30, 2015 | Feature Stories | LinkedIn

Restoring the Public Role of the Private Sector

The private sector and government need each other more than ever, says Geoffrey Garrett Dean of the Wharton School on his LinkedIn blog. He cites infrastructure projects and protection of retirement incomes as two pressure points in which the private sector can act as a partners

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March 29, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Deborah Small in the Financial Times

Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small is highlighted for research she co-authored that finds bragging can enhance your reputation.

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March 28, 2015 | In the News | CBSNews.com

Prof. Jonah Berger on CBSNews.com

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses embarrassing product failures.

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March 28, 2015 | In the News | Independent Publisher Magazine

Prof. Ian MacMillian in Independent Publisher Magazine

Prof. of Management Ian MacMillian is featured for winning an Axiom Business Book Award for “The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook.”

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March 27, 2015 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why he feels more comfortable now than he did two weeks ago about the prospects of stocks.

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March 27, 2015 | In the News | USA Today

Prof. Laura Huang in USA Today

Prof. of Management Laura Huang is noted for research she co-authored on the difficulties women entrepreneurs face in securing funding.

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March 26, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Michael Useem in Fortune

Prof. of Management Michael Useem shares his thoughts on Apple under the leadership of CEO Tim Cook.

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March 26, 2015 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fast Company

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is noted for his research that finds a superfluous apology can increase one’s trust in the apologizer.

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March 26, 2015 | In the News | China Daily

Prof. Minyuan Zhao in China Daily

Prof. of Management Minyuan Zhao offers commentary on IBM’s new business strategy in China.

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March 25, 2015 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Jonah Berger in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses which types of content tend to go viral.

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March 25, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is featured for research she co-authored on financial literacy.

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March 24, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Richard Marston in Time

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston discusses why high earners need to save more once they reach retirement.

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March 24, 2015 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Stewart Friedman on CNNMoney.com

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is noted for his comments on men being stay-at-home dads.

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March 24, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Paul Schoemaker in Inc.

Adjunct Prof. of Marketing Paul Shoemaker provides seven ways to improve communication among team members in the workplace.

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March 23, 2015 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Peter Cappelli in U.S. News & World Report

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli suggests one strategy to help workers over the age of 50 find a new job.

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March 23, 2015 | In the News | MainStreet.com

Prof. Susan Wachter on MainStreet.com

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter shares her outlook for the spring housing market.

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March 20, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Alex Edmans in Inc.

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is noted for his research that finds the relationship between employee satisfaction and company stock returns.

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March 20, 2015 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Adam Grant in the Guardian

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for his research on “givers” and “takers” at work.

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March 19, 2015 | In the News | The Conversation

Prof. Kevin Werbach in The Conversation

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach explains how gamification can be used to increase motivation.

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March 19, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is cited for her study on why helping others can make us feel more “time affluent” and less time constrained.

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March 19, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Monica McGrath in Fortune

Wharton Vice Dean for Executive Education Monica McGrath writes an op-ed on the advancement of women in the workplace.

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March 18, 2015 | Press Releases

Knowledge@Wharton’s Cuba Opportunity Summit April 1 in New York to Convene Wharton School Faculty, U.S. Government Experts and Business Leaders

Knowledge@Wharton’s Cuba Opportunity Summit: High-Velocity Growth will feature Wharton faculty, present and former U.S. government leaders, U.S. and multinational business leaders and economists from Havana who will discuss the challenges and opportunities of business in Cuba.

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March 18, 2015 | In the News | Adweek

Prof. Americus Reed in Adweek

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed discusses the importance of the Sony Walkman.

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March 17, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Uri Simonsohn in Forbes

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Uri Simonsohn is cited for his research that finds the impact of timing on job interviews.

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March 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Thematic

Penn Wharton China Center Launch Celebration

Faculty and senior administrators celebrated the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing on March 10th. The Center will serve as a hub for the exchange of knowledge between China and Penn’s faculty, students, alumni, and friends.

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March 16, 2015 | In the News | CCTV America

Prof. Keith Weigelt on CCTV America

Prof. of Management Keith Weigelt shares his thoughts on the e-commerce marketplace Etsy and their plans to go public.

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March 15, 2015 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is featured for research she co-authored on the importance of financial literacy.

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March 13, 2015 | In the News | Freakonomics Podcast

Prof. Katherine Milkman on Freakonomics

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman is interviewed about her research on temptation bundling and the “fresh start effect.”

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March 13, 2015 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Yahoo! Finance

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses whether college athletes should be paid.

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March 13, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton School Awards Dean’s Medal to Dr. Zeti A. Aziz

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the awarding of the Wharton Dean’s Medal, the School’s highest honor, to a Penn alumna who has had a tremendous economic impact on the Asia region and beyond, Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

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March 12, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach offers commentary on the FCC’s new case-by-case approach to network neutrality rules.

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March 12, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kent Smetters on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters explains the similarities between bank stress tests and restaurant health inspections.

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March 12, 2015 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Yahoo! Finance

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses the controversies that surrounded the NFL in 2014 and his outlook for the 2015 season.

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March 10, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is cited for his research on crowdfunded projects that were delayed.

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March 10, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton Announces Largest Student-Run Platform for Impact Investing

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a new partnership to provide students with world-class experiential training in impact investment through an online crowdfunding platform, and to greatly expand the student-run Wharton Social Venture Fund (WSVF), a flagship program operated under the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

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March 9, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Peter Cappelli on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains what employers are looking for when they hire a new employee.

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March 9, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg Business

Prof. Barbara Kahn in Bloomberg Business

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn offers commentary on the redesign of Apple retail stores to accommodate the Apple Watch.

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March 7, 2015 | In the News | Modern Healthcare

Prof. Lawton Burns in Modern Healthcare

Prof. of Health Care Management Lawton Burns co-authors an op-ed on the historical performance of integrated delivery networks.

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March 6, 2015 | Press Releases

PwC US Donates $50,000 to Fund Scholars Program at the University Of Pennsylvania

PwC US today announced that it will donate a total of $50,000 for the establishment of a two-year PwC Scholars program. The gift, which will be administered through the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative (PPI), will be used to recognize the accomplishments of undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania who have contributed significantly to faculty-led public policy research.

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March 6, 2015 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Jeremy Siegel in MarketWatch

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is noted for his research that finds stocks that were dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average tend to outperform their replacement.

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March 5, 2015 | In the News | Poets & Quants

Prof. Raffi Amit and Clare Leinweber in Poets & Quants

Prof. of Management Raffi Amit and managing director Clare Leinweber are featured for an interview on Wharton Entrepreneurship.

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March 5, 2015 | In the News | USA Today

Profs. Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem in the USA Today

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther, and Prof. of Management Michael Useem share critical principles for coping with large-scale disasters.

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March 5, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel appears on “In the Loop” to discuss his outlook for the U.S. stock market.

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March 5, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Adam Grant in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant co-authors an op-ed on why gender equality is good for both men and women.

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March 5, 2015 | Press Releases

W. P. Carey Foundation endows Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program at Penn Law and Wharton

In recognition of a $10 million endowment from the W. P. Carey Foundation, the JD/MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will be renamed the Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg Business

Prof. Jennifer Blouin in Bloomberg Business

Prof. of Accounting Jennifer Blouin offers commentary on corporations holding profits overseas.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Peter Cappelli in The Atlantic

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli shares his thoughts on whether companies are losing quality employees due to mandatory drug testing.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | International Business Times

Prof. Robert Town in the International Business Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town discusses whether states are prepared to create their own health exchanges after the Supreme Court rules on King v. Burwell.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | TheStreet.com

Prof. Emilie Feldman on TheStreet.com

Prof. of Management Emilie Feldman explains how companies can use corporate spinoffs to strengthen their main business.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | WHYY's Newsworks

Prof. Patricia Danzon on WHYY’s Newsworks

Prof. of Health Care Management Patricia Danzon discusses possible pricing strategies for gene therapy drugs.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Dean Geoffrey Garrett on Yahoo! Finance

Dean Geoffrey Garrett explains how Westerners can benefit from the changing Chinese market.

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March 4, 2015 | In the News | CBS3 Philadelphia

Prof. Iwan Barankay on CBS3 Philadelphia

Prof. of Management Iwan Barankay offers commentary on the perks that are offered to employees and their impact on productivity.

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March 3, 2015 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Kent Smetters in the New York Times

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters is noted for his comments on financial advisers who suggest investment strategies with higher fees to their clients.

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March 2, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Berkeley Dietvorst and Profs. Joseph Simmons and Cade Massey on NPR

Operations and Information Management doctoral student Berkeley Dietvorst, Prof. of Operations and Information Management Joseph Simmons, and Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey are cited for their study that finds people judge algorithmic mistakes more harshly than human mistakes.

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March 2, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg Business

Prof. Jonah Berger in Bloomberg Business

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses the negative effects of a brand broadening their appeal.

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March 2, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Katherine Milkman on NPR

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman is featured for her use of big data to find not all health professionals follow hygiene guidelines over the course of a workday.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Dave Pottruck, Chairman of HighTower Advisors, to Keynote 2015 Wharton School MBA for Executives | Philadelphia Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that David S. Pottruck (C’70, WG’72), a Penn undergraduate and Wharton MBA alumnus, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA for Executives graduation ceremony in Philadelphia.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, Co-CEOs and Co-Founders, Warby Parker, to Keynote 2015 Wharton School MBA Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA alumni, Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa (both WG’10), co-founders and co-CEOs of Warby Parker, will be the featured speakers at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Josh Kopelman, Founder, First Round, to Keynote 2015 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that undergraduate alumnus, Josh Kopelman, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2015 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.

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February 27, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Kent Smetters on NPR

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters discusses new regulations created by the government to help Americans saving for retirement.

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February 27, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Time

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is cited for her research and comments on how to avoid the “Sunday blues” at the end of a weekend.

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February 26, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal Live

Prof. Kevin Werbach on Wall Street Journal Live

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is interviewed about the FCC’s net neutrality ruling and what it means for the average consumer.

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February 26, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Marshall Fisher in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is cited for a study he co-authored that finds retailers who increase payroll see an increase in sales.

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February 25, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in Time

Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is cited for his research on the differences between external hires and internal promotions.

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February 25, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is noted for her research on how helping others impacts our perception of time.

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February 24, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Americus Reed on NPR

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed explains how brands should market themselves to millennials.

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February 24, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter offers commentary on why the housing market is still struggling.

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February 24, 2015 | Feature Stories

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Featured on Shark Tank

Zander Adell, WG’12, came to Wharton San Francisco’s EMBA program to help him transition from artist to entrepreneur. Now, he’s the founder and CEO of Doorman, which was recently featured on the ABC show Shark Tank.

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February 23, 2015 | In the News | MSNBC

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on MSNBC

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses morality and maturity in sports.

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February 23, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Jonah Berger in Fortune

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is cited for research from his book Contagious on why people like to share funny things online.

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February 23, 2015 | In the News | Human Resource Executive Online

Prof. Peter Cappelli on Human Resource Executive Online

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli writes an op-ed on Wal-Mart’s recent moves to raise employee pay.

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February 23, 2015 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Psychology Today

In Wharton’s “Science of Work” blog, Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard offers advice on how to save your career from a social media meltdown.

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February 20, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is highlighted for his study on the bias that overweight employees face in the workplace.

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February 19, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Marketplace

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses his new book, “Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.”

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February 19, 2015 | In the News | The Globe and Mail

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Globe and Mail

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is noted for his research on the number of successfully funded technology products on Kickstarter that are not delivered on time.

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February 18, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Jennifer Blouin in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Accounting Jennifer Blouin comments on companies treating foreign earnings as “permanently reinvested earnings.”

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February 18, 2015 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Peter Cappelli in U.S. News & World Report

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli offers commentary on what is to blame for a “skills gap.”

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February 18, 2015 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. Jonah Berger in Reuters

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger explains why videos that go viral are usually not a fluke.

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February 18, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Fortune

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is cited for his research on work/life integration.

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February 17, 2015 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why the Federal Reserve should wait until the end of summer to raise interest rates.

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February 17, 2015 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Eric Orts in the Los Angeles Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Eric Orts discusses the deception behind inflating professional accomplishments.

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February 16, 2015 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Jerry Wind in the Atlantic

Prof. of Marketing Jerry Wind shares his opinion on the best advertising campaign of all time.

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February 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Wharton Magazine’s 40 Under 40

Forty Wharton alumni under forty, representing a cross-section of the energy, accomplishments and diversity of the school’s alumni network, are featured.

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February 15, 2015 | In the News | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Susan Wachter in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses why restaurants are not a “zero-sum game.”

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February 11, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Dean Geoffrey Garrett in the Financial Times

Dean Geoffrey Garrett is featured for his comments on Wharton’s new Business Foundations Specialization series.

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February 11, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton “Business Foundations” Now Available as a Specialization on Coursera

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will offer a Business Foundations Specialization series through Coursera, combining the School’s highly successful four-course Foundation Series with a Capstone Project that allows participants to apply their knowledge to real-world business problems.

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February 10, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Adam Grant in Forbes

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for his research that finds most people fall between introversion and extroversion.

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February 10, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on Marketplace

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel offers commentary on Microsoft’s decision to sell over $10 billion in bonds.

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February 9, 2015 | In the News | BBC Online

Prof. Peter Cappelli on BBC Online

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the use of social media by employees.

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February 9, 2015 | In the News | Strategy + Business

Prof. Stew Friedman in Strategy + Business

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is highlighted for his book, “Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life.”

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February 9, 2015 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Business Insider

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is featured for his research that finds people who hold an alcoholic beverage are perceived to be less intelligent than those who do not.

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February 9, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell offers reasons to rethink retirement.

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February 6, 2015 | In the News | 99u.com

Prof. Lynn Wu on 99u.com

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Lynn Wu is noted for her research that finds social communication at work can reduce the likelihood of being laid off.

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February 6, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Jonah Berger in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger are cited for their study on the types of stories that people choose to share online.

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February 4, 2015 | In the News | La Tribune (France)

Prof. Mauro Guillen in La Tribune (France)

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen is interviewed about the recent changes at several U.S. multinational retailers.

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February 4, 2015 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in U.S. News & World Report

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is highlighted for research she co-authored on the importance of financial literacy.

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February 4, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Adam Grant in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Adam Grant shares advice on how not to ask for a recommendation letter.

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February 4, 2015 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is interviewed about why he thinks the Dow Jones industrial average could hit 20,000 in 2015.

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February 4, 2015 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in MarketWatch

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains why she believes the practice of house flipping is over.

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February 4, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the New York Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach discusses the FCC’s plan to reclassify high-speed Internet service as a telecommunications service.

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February 3, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Berekely Dietvorst on NPR

Operations and Information Management doctoral student Berkeley Dietvorst is featured for research on whether people judge algorithmic mistakes more harshly than human mistakes.

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February 3, 2015 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. Alex Edmans in Reuters

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is featured for his research that finds companies with happier employees tend to have higher stock returns.

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February 3, 2015 | In the News | CBSMoneyWatch.com

Prof. Nikolai Roussanov on CBSMoneyWatch.com

Prof. of Finance Nikolai Roussanov comments on the future of the economy.

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February 2, 2015 | Feature Stories | The Daily Pennsylvanian

Swapping spring semester for the spotlight

Nick Silverio, a Wharton sophomore, is pursuing his dance career as part of the national tour of “Elf.”

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January 30, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Patti Williams in Fortune

Prof. of Marketing Patti Williams explains why companies look to play it safe when advertising during the Super Bowl.

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January 30, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Profs. Robert Meyer and Stephen Hoch in Inc.

Prof. of Marketing Robert Meyer and Emeritus Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch are cited for their study that finds distracted shoppers tend to spend more time waiting in lines.

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January 30, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Jonah Berger in the Financial Times

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger explains which emotion is shared most through social media.

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January 29, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell discusses why women might stay away from lucrative jobs in the financial industry.

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January 28, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fortune

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer offers commentary on employees using demand to decide when they would like to work.

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January 28, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Paul Schoemaker in Inc.

Adjunct Prof. of Marketing Paul Schoemaker shares ways to do a correct SWOT analysis.

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January 28, 2015 | Feature Stories

In Memoriam: E. Gerald Hurst

It is with great sadness that The Wharton School announces that emeritus faculty member Gerry Hurst passed away on January 15, 2015.

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January 27, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Financial Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach discusses the challenges and rewards of using gamification in the workplace.

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January 26, 2015 | In the News | Human Resources Executive Online

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Human Resources Executive Online

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli writes an op-ed on “predestination” in the MBA job market.

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January 26, 2015 | In the News | ShareRadio (UK)

Prof. Mauro Guillen on ShareRadio (UK)

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen is featured for an interview on the challenges that Europe will face in the future.

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January 26, 2015 | In the News | MSNBC

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on MSNBC

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses his new book, “Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.”

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January 23, 2015 | Press Releases

Four Finalists Compete for Rights to Commercialize University of Pennsylvania Nanotech in Third Annual “Y-Prize”

The University of Pennsylvania Y-Prize Competition has announced the four finalists who will battle for $5,000 and rights to commercialize their application of Penn nanotechnology at the third annual Y-Prize Grand Finale.

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January 23, 2015 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. Adam Grant in the Economist

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is cited for an op-ed he co-authored on gender bias in the workplace.

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January 22, 2015 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Daniel Polsky in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Health Care Management Daniel Polsky is featured for his research that finds the “Medicaid fee bump” led to an increase in available doctor appointments.

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January 22, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Adam Cobb in Fortune

Prof. of Management Adam Cobb explains how dissent among employees can be good for a company.

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January 21, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Saikat Chaudhuri in Forbes

Adjunct Assoc. Prof. of Management Saikat Chaudhuri discusses the importance of data analytics.

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January 21, 2015 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in MarketWatch

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses why housing was not featured in President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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January 20, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Mauro Guillen in Fortune

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen writes an op-ed on the challenges that Europe faces in the future.

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January 20, 2015 | In the News | Nature

Erwann Michel-Kerjan in Nature

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, comments on the difficulty in tracking terrorism risk.

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January 20, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire in the New York Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire comments on tactics used to increase diversity in the sports and business worlds.

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January 18, 2015 | In the News | Newsweek

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Newsweek

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is cited for research he co-authored that finds higher wages reduce disciplinary problems in the workplace.

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January 17, 2015 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Fortune

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard discusses the key to success when going into business with your spouse.

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January 16, 2015 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in MarketWatch

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is cited for her research on the relationship between financial literacy and financial decision-making around the world.

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January 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Executive Education YouTube

“Clarity and Confidence”: Wharton Executive Education’s Women’s Executive Leadership Program

Dr. Tami Benton, the psychiatrist-in-chief at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, says she gained new clarity and confidence in her role as a leader in health care after attending Wharton Executive Education’s Women’s Executive Leadership program. “Being a leader isn’t a skill set you’re born with, but it’s a skill set you can learn,” she says. The next program runs March 16- 20, 2015.

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January 16, 2015 | In the News | New Hampshire Public Radio

Prof. Ethan Mollick on New Hampshire Public Radio

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is interviewed about small businesses turning to crowdfunding campaigns to raise money.

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January 15, 2015 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Psychology Today

In her monthly Psychology Today column, Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade explains how managers can get closer to their employees through “leading by doing.”

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January 15, 2015 | Press Releases

International Conflict Tops List of Global Risks in 2015

The biggest threat to the stability of the world in the next 10 years comes from the risk of international conflict, according to the 10th edition of the Global Risks report, published today, to which the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center contributed.

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January 14, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Michael Useem in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Michael Useem shares his opinion on open office floor plans.

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January 14, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Katherine Milkman in the Financial Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman is cited for her research that finds how temporal landmarks can motivate behavior.

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January 13, 2015 | In the News | Wired

Prof. Eric Orts in Wired

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Eric Orts explains why the waste industry is ripe for disruption.

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January 13, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Washington, DC Program, March 4, 2015 on Public Policy Issues

Wharton School Professors Scott Harrington and Kent Smetters to present on “The Affordable Care Act” and “The Economic Outlook, Long-term Risks, and a Framework for Policy Reform.”

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January 12, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Adam Grant in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant co-authors an op-ed on why women stay quiet at work.

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January 10, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Katherine Milkman and Kevin Volpp in the New York Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Health Care Management Kevin Volpp are noted for their research on bundling guilty pleasures with healthy activities.

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January 9, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his comments on whether a “skills gap” accounts for unfilled job openings.

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January 9, 2015 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Inc.

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is cited for research that he co-authored on when lying can be considered ethical.

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January 9, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kevin Werbach on Marketplace

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach discusses the failed merger between America Online and Time Warner.

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January 8, 2015 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Scott Rosner on CNBC.com

Practice Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Scott Rosner explains why he believes the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks could sell for $1 billion.

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January 8, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter offers commentary on the difficulties in getting a home loan.

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January 8, 2015 | In the News | WHYY's NewsWorks

Prof. Scott Harrington on WHYY’s NewsWorks

Prof. of Health Care Management Scott Harrington discusses new legislation that changes the definition of full-time employment under the Affordable Care Act.

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January 8, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Raphael Amit in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Raphael Amit is featured for his research on the inclusion of art collections in wealth portfolios by family offices.

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January 8, 2015 | In the News | Self Magazine

Profs. Mitesh Patel, David Asch and Kevin Volpp in Self Magazine

Profs. of Health Care Management Mitesh Patel, David Asch, and Kevin Volpp are highlighted for their study that finds the impact of wearable devices on health behaviors.

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January 7, 2015 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Jeremy Siegel in Forbes

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is cited for his prediction that the Dow Jones Industrial Average will pass 20,000 by the end of 2015.

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January 6, 2015 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Dean Geoffrey Garrett on Yahoo! Finance

Dean Geoffrey Garrett is interviewed about the future of business schools and the MBA.

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January 6, 2015 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is cited for her research on the types of happiness people experience throughout their lives.

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January 5, 2015 | Feature Stories | Forbes

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2015

Forbes’ 2015 “30 under 30” list of high achieving young people is out and Wharton is well represented. David Fajgenbaum (MD’13, MSC Public’13, WG’14), Arun Mathew (M&T’07), Noah Ready-Cambell (M&T’10), Deepa Gandhi (WG’13) and Stephanie Weiner (W’14) are among the Wharton alumni named.

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January 5, 2015 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Kent Smetters in U.S. News & World Report

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters explains the importance behind setting up automatic transfers when saving for retirement.

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January 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton School Awards Dean’s Medal to Jay H. Baker

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the awarding of the Wharton Dean’s Medal, the School’s highest honor, to one of its most distinguished alumni, Jay H. Baker, W’56.

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January 5, 2015 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Adam Grant in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for his research on the leadership qualities of introverts and extroverts.

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January 4, 2015 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Dean Geoffrey Garrett on Yahoo! Finance

Dean Geoffrey Garrett discusses his outlook for China in 2015.

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January 3, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Kevin Volpp in the New York Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Health Care Management Kevin Volpp explain how to improve the chances of keeping a New Year’s resolution.

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January 2, 2015 | In the News | Bloomberg Television

Prof. David Reibstein on Bloomberg Television

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein discusses how McDonald’s can change their image.

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January 2, 2015 | In the News | The New York Times

Profs. Jack Guttentag and Olivia Mitchell in the New York Times

Emeritus Prof. of Finance Jack Guttentag and Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discuss the growing trend of taking a more gradual approach to retirement.

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December 31, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Andrew Carton in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Andrew Carton is featured for his research on the types of language used by leaders to communicate corporate goals to employees.

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December 31, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Jeremy Siegel in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel comments on why the stock market will do well in 2015.

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December 24, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Alex Edmans in Forbes

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is cited for his research on the tactics used by CEOs to raise company stock prices.

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December 22, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Business Insider

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is noted for research that she co-authored on the difficulties in choosing the right investment options.

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December 19, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is noted for her research that shows experiential gifts, rather than material gifts, help to strengthen relationships with others.

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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.

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December 18, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Fast Company

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains why layoffs during the holiday season can do more harm than good.

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December 17, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Susan Wachter in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter offers commentary on the housing market outlook for 2015.

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December 17, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Jonah Berger in Forbes

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger are noted for their research on factors that influence what we choose to share online.

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December 17, 2014 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Associated Press

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is cited for his research on the success of Kickstarter projects selected as a “staff pick.”

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December 17, 2014 | In the News | Mainstreet.com

Prof. Nancy Rothbard on Mainstreet.com

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard is highlighted for her research that shows holiday office parties are not always effective at boosting staff morale.

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December 15, 2014 | In the News | International Business Times

Prof. Daniel Raff in the International Business Times

Prof. of Management Daniel Raff comments on the impact of the publishing industry offering content online.

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December 14, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Forbes

Forbes features Prof. Stewart Friedman’s new book, “Leading the Life You Want,” on their list of Noteworthy Books of 2014.

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December 12, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Journal

Leadership Through Resilience & Adaptability: Charles de Villaines WG ‘15

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.

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December 12, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Sigal Barsade in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is cited for her research that finds employees who work in a loving, caring culture have higher levels of satisfaction.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kent Smetters on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters explains why drivers do not feel richer after saving money on gas prices.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discusses why multi-employer pension plans are in poor shape.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Robert Town in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town explains how consumers can end up with bad health insurance plans.

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December 11, 2014 | In the News | Computerworld

Prof. Keisha Cutright in Computerworld

Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is cited for her research that finds how brand name products can influence religious commitments.

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December 10, 2014 | In the News | WHYY's "Radio Times"

Prof. Cassie Mogilner on 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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December 10, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Emilie Feldman in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Emilie Feldman shares her thoughts on when corporate spinoffs can be considered positive.

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December 9, 2014 | In the News | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard is cited for her research on the impact of social media connections between co-workers.

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December 9, 2014 | In the News | Marketing Science Institute

Prof. Americus Reed on MSI.org (Marketing Science Institute)

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed is highlighted for a discussion he led on brand identity loyalty.

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December 9, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Profs. Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, write an op-ed on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

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December 9, 2014 | Press Releases

Tis the Season for Wharton School Holiday Focused Research

Timely studies from Wharton professors available on topics including gift giving satisfaction, consumer location’s impact on shopping and the New Year “fresh start” effect

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December 8, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Adam Grant in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant co-authors an op-ed on gender bias in the workplace.

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December 8, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Jonah Berger on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses the implications of Starbucks offering wireless phone chargers in its stores.

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December 5, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Wharton Future of Advertising in Forbes

A workshop focusing on the examination of millennial disruptors, which was offered by the Wharton Future of Advertising program and Forbes, is highlighted.

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December 4, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Emilie Feldman on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Emilie Feldman explains why companies are likely to spin off certain divisions.

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December 3, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the use of corporate branding by life-sciences firms.

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December 3, 2014 | In the News | The Fiscal Times

Profs. Robert Stambaugh and Luke Taylor in the Fiscal Times

Profs. of Finance Robert Stambaugh and Luke Taylor are cited for their research on the performance of active mutual funds.

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December 3, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Denys Glushkov in the Financial Times

Denys Glushkov of Wharton Research Data Services is featured for his research on underperforming active equity fund managers.

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December 3, 2014 | In the News | The Globe and Mail

Prof. Richard Marston in the Globe and Mail

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston is highlighted for his research on how to make money last throughout a lifetime.

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December 1, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Executive MBA Stories

An Entrepreneur and Dentist on his EMBA Experience

At 57, Sam Kherani, a native of Uganda and a practicing dentist in Vancouver, has gone back to school, as a student in the Wharton MBA for Executives program at Wharton | San Francisco.

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December 1, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Adam Grant in Inc.

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured for his research on how to be happy at work.

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December 1, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli comments on employers providing paid sick leave to their employees.

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November 30, 2014 | In the News | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. David Bell in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing David Bell explains how location impacts online retailers.

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November 27, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Bulent Gultekin in the Financial Times

Prof. of Finance Bulent Gultekin discusses his outlook for the Turkish economy.

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November 26, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Television

Prof. Barbara Kahn on Bloomberg Television

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the sales strategies used by U.S. retailers during the holiday season.

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November 26, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. John Zhang in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on using “hidden city fares” when booking flights.

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November 26, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire explains why certain social issues draw a response from professional athletes.

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November 25, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is cited for his research on the percentage of crowdfunded projects that were delayed.

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November 25, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Susan Wachter in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains why potential homebuyers with a secondary income are being denied by mortgage lenders.

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November 24, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Jules van Binsbergen on CNBC.com

Prof. of Finance Jules van Binsbergen is cited for a study he co-authored on the skill level of effective mutual fund managers.

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November 23, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Gerard Cachon in the Financial Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Gerard Cachon is featured for his work with Course Match, Wharton’s new MBA course allocation system.

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November 23, 2014 | In the News | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Chia-Jung Tsay in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Management Chia-jung Tsay is featured for her study on whether classical-music listeners rely more on sight or sound when evaluating a performance.

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November 21, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Itay Goldstein in the Financial Times

Prof. of Finance Itay Goldstein is cited for research he co-authored on how housing price increases affect commercial and industrial loans.

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November 20, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Iwan Barankay in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Iwan Barankay comments on the extraordinary perks that companies offer to keep their employees happy.

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November 20, 2014 | In the News | Marketwatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in Marketwatch

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses Fannie Mae’s forecast for home-loan rates in 2015.

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November 19, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. John Zhang in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang explains how loyalty-card mobile apps help retailers target special offers to consumers.

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November 18, 2014 | In the News | Vox

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Vox

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is featured for a new paper she co-authored that finds offering a lump-sum bonus can improve funding for Social Security.

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November 18, 2014 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Richard Marston on CNNMoney.com

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston is cited for research on reaching financial goals in the last 10 years before retirement.

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