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October 31, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

A Marketing Class for the Ages

Wharton Professor of Marketing, Peter Fader, recollects on the first Wharton course he ever taught and the remarkable alumni who made it special.

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October 30, 2014 | In the News | The Baltimore Sun

Prof. Deborah Small in the Baltimore Sun

Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small offers commentary on what drives people to support certain charities.

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October 30, 2014 | In the News | On Point

Prof. Susan Wachter on NPR’s “On Point”

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains why home ownership rates are not catching up with the rest of the economy.

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

Prof. Richard Shell in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Richard Shell discusses the importance of using “pit stops” to evaluate your career.

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October 23, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Lynn Wu in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Lynn Wu is cited for her study on the value of social communication at work.

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October 22, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Jonah Berger in Inc.

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger shares ways that companies can leverage word of mouth to attract the most qualified job candidates.

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October 22, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Adam Grant in Inc.

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured for research on character types in the workplace.

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October 21, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kent Smetters on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters discusses whether slow economic growth in China or in Europe affects the United States more.

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October 21, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard is cited for her comments on the rarity of an employee being chosen for a promotion without explicitly asking for one.

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October 20, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Robert Meyer in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Marketing Robert Meyer writes an op-ed explaining how climate change is helping the real estate industry in Miami.

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October 19, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane in the Financial Times

Peggy Bishop Lane, vice dean of Wharton’s MBA for Executives program, comments on the decline in corporate funding for Executive MBA candidates.

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October 18, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. David Bell in the Economist

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is cited for research from his new book, “Location is (Still) Everything,” on the importance of location to online retailers.

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October 17, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Dean Geoffrey Garrett in the Financial Times

In an interview with the Financial Times, Dean Geoffrey Garrett discusses what is required in business education today.

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October 17, 2014 | Feature Stories | Financial Times

Marketing, statistics and rock ‘n’ roll

Wharton Professors Reed, Edmans and Niedermeier are featured in a story about rock bands formed by business school faculty.

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October 16, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Huffington Post

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman suggests exercises for improving work/life integration.

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October 16, 2014 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Michael Useem in Fortune

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses the need for hospitals to gain the trust of their patients through total transparency.

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October 16, 2014 | In the News | CNBC Closing Bell

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC’s Closing Bell

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why he thinks it is still possible for the Dow Jones to reach 18,000 by the end of the year.

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October 16, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Jerry Wind in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing Jerry Wind offers commentary on the campaign used by Stetson to market their new cologne.

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October 15, 2014 | In the News | Nature

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, in Nature

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, writes an op-ed on how shared risk analysis could help economies become more “terror proof.”

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October 15, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Emilie Feldman in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Emilie Feldman is cited for research on the financial impact of corporate spinoffs.

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October 15, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade discusses how “emotional contagion” at work can influence business decisions.

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October 14, 2014 | In the News | Vox

Profs. Barbara Kahn and Stephen Hoch in Vox

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn and Emeritus Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch explain whether early holiday sales actually benefit retailers.

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October 14, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Profs. Olivia Mitchell and Amanda Starc in the Atlantic

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell and Prof. of Health Care Management Amanda Starc comment on public sector employers choosing to cut healthcare benefits for retirees.

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October 12, 2014 | In the News | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Ashley Swanson in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Health Care Management Ashley Swanson discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Medicare Advantage plans.

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October 11, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Profs. Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman in the Economist

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

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October 10, 2014 | In the News | The Economic Times

Prof. David Bell in the Economic Times

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is featured for research from his new book “Location is (Still) Everything.”

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October 9, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is cited for a study on the differences between hiring externally and promoting internal staff.

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October 9, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Saikat Chaudhuri in Bloomberg Businessweek

Adjunct Prof. of Management and Executive Director of the Mack Institute Saikat Chaudhuri comments on the recent Hewlett Packard split.

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October 9, 2014 | In the News | Clear Admit

Deputy Vice Dean Maryellen Lamb in Clear Admit

Maryellen Lamb, Deputy Vice Dean of MBA Admissions, Financial Aid and Career Management, is interviewed about the admissions process at Wharton.

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October 8, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Inc.

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman shares four secrets about achieving work/life balance.

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October 6, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Monica McGrath and Wharton Executive Education in the Wall Street Journal

Wharton Vice Dean for Executive Education Monica McGrath talks to the Wall Street Journal about a new course offered in partnership with IBM to help CMOs better understand big data.

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October 5, 2014 | In the News | Time

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Time

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the advantages of a panel-based job interview.

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October 4, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Washington Post

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is featured for research that she co-authored that finds a gender gap in financial literacy among Americans of all ages.

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October 3, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Economist

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is cited for his research that finds most developed nations do not produce enough jobs for college-educated workers.

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October 3, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton EMBA

Student Finds “Tremendous” Help from Wharton Network in Support of DUI Legislation

Executive MBA student Walt Rooney describes his journey to introduce DUI legislation and the support that he received from the Wharton network along the way.

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October 2, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. David Zaring in the New York Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring co-authors an op-ed on lessons the government can learn from its bail-out of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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October 2, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Forbes

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

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October 2, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in the Atlantic

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is cited for research on how happiness affects consumer choice.

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October 2, 2014 | In the News | Pacific Standard

Prof. Keisha Cutright in Pacific Standard

Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is featured for her research that finds religious affiliation and close identification with brands fill the same basic psychological needs.

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September 30, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Marketplace

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses the FCC’s decision to end the NFL blackout rule.

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September 29, 2014 | In the News | Marketwatch

Prof. Marshall Fisher in Marketwatch

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is noted for a study on the return of investment from training sales people.

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September 29, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. Katherine Milkman in the Financial Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman is featured for research that she co-authored on overworked employees failing to complete routine secondary tasks.

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September 29, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC.com

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why investors should not sell China stocks due to the unrest in Hong Kong.

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September 26, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. John Zhang in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on whether the use of mobile-payment services will be better for the economy.

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September 25, 2014 | In the News | Chicago Tribune

Prof. Americus Reed in the Chicago Tribune

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed offers ways that brands can be more authentic when using identity-marketing messages.

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September 25, 2014 | In the News | The Daily Pennsylvanian

Dean Geoffrey Garrett in the Daily Pennsylvanian

The Daily Pennsylvanian highlights an orientation attended by new deans at Penn, including Wharton’s Geoffrey Garrett.

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September 24, 2014 | In the News | Human Resources Magazine (UK)

Profs. Adam Grant and Stewart Friedman in Human Resources Magazine (UK)

Prof. of Management Adam Grant and Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman are included on HR Magazine’s “Most Influential International Thinkers 2014” list.

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September 24, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

The Zicklin Center in the New York Times

The New York Times cites research from the Zicklin Center on transparency in political spending among tech firms.

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September 23, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell writes an op-ed on how people miscalculate insurance needs.

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September 23, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Ethan Mollick on CNBC.com

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses the use of Kickstarter and Indiegogo for crowdfunding campaigns.

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September 23, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is featured for his work with the Federal Communications Commission in the late 1990s.

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September 22, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Profs. Kunreuther, Meyer, and Michel-Kerjan in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther, Prof. of Marketing Robert Meyer, and Managing Director of the Risk Management and Decision Processes Center Erwann Michel-Kerjan write an op-ed explaining why understanding risk is critical to planning insurance coverage.

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September 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton@Work

New CEO Learns Essential Leadership Lessons at Wharton

Darren Mass became CEO of his own company at age 28, but the new role required new leadership skills. He turned to Wharton Executive Education, where he is honing his “strategic edge.”

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September 20, 2014 | In the News | Fortune

Emeritus Prof. Lawrence Hrebiniak in Fortune

Emeritus Prof. of Management Lawrence Hrebiniak is featured for his comments on when a co-CEO structure can help a company.

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September 20, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. David Bell in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing David Bell discusses when it is in the best interest of a celebrity to endorse a product.

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September 19, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Wharton Business Radio in Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek highlights the unveiling of the new Wharton/Sirus XM studio devoted to Wharton Business Radio.

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September 19, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Adam Grant in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Adam Grant provides five tips for overcoming the fear of public speaking.

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September 19, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains the “new normal” in the housing market.

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September 17, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Fast Company

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is featured for the research he co-authored with PhD candidate Emma Levine on when lying can be considered moral.

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September 17, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the trend of companies and employees “co-investing” in retraining programs.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell offers commentary on CalPERS shedding their hedge fund investments.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard writes an op-ed on how start-of-day moods impact work performance.

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September 16, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Forbes

Forbes includes Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman’s upcoming book, “Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life,” on their “13 Recommended Readings for Creative Leaders This Fall” list.

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September 15, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Adam Cobb in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Adam Cobb is cited for his research that finds shareholders are responsible for firms reducing employee pension benefits.

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September 15, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire comments on the use of social media to promote change in sports.

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September 12, 2014 | In the News | The Boston Globe

Prof. Shawndra Hill and Knowledge@Wharton in the Boston Globe

The Boston Globe highlights a Knowledge@Wharton article featuring Prof. of Operations and Information Management Shawndra Hill on the possibility of automated management in the workplace.

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September 12, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Cassie Mogilner on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner discusses the relationship between age and consumer behavior.

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September 11, 2014 | In the News | The Oregonian

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Oregonian

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the potential risks involved when brands use a celebrity to endorse a product.

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September 11, 2014 | In the News | Time

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Time

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is cited for her proposal that says those who delay Social Security should be allowed to take their benefits in a lump sum.

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September 11, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and SirusXM Pres. and CCO Scott Greenstein Host the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark the Opening of SiriusXM’s Studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School

The ribbon cutting ceremony marks the opening of SiriusXM’s satellite radio broadcast studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School.

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September 10, 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 that finds only a small percentage of fundraising projects on Kickstarter deliver goods on time.

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September 10, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Mauro Guillen in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Manangement Mauro Guillen comments on the appointment of Ana Botin as chairwoman of the Santander Group.

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September 9, 2014 | In the News | Fox29 Philadelphia

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on Fox29 Philadelphia

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses the controversy surrounding Ray Rice and the NFL.

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September 9, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Alex Edmans on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is interviewed about his research on tactics used by CEOs to raise company stock prices.

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September 8, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Psychology Today

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is featured for the research he co-authored on the psychology of goal attainment.

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September 5, 2014 | Feature Stories | Philadelphia Daily News

Fever Smart: A wearable patch to continuously track body temperature

Wharton juniors Aaron Goldstein and Collin Hill have launched Fever Smart a wireless, app-enabled thermometer that sends alerts if a child gets a fever. They were also recently named Finalists in Entrepreneur’s Top College Entrepreneur contest.

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September 5, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Adam Grant in Fast Company

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured for his research on self-appointed job titles.

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September 5, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Washington Post

In an op-ed, Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli examines the problem of employers’ expectations for new hires being too high.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in Reuters

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel is cited for his prediction that says one in five hospitals will close by 2020 due to inefficiency.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | WHYY-FM

Prof. David Bell on WHYY-FM

Prof. of Marketing David Bell discusses Internet shopping and why some retailers maintain brick-and-mortar stores.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | LinkedIn

Prof. Alex Edmans on LinkedIn

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans offers commentary on reforming CEO pay.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is featured for the research she co-authored on why people tend to be happier with ordinary experiences as they grow older.

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September 2, 2014 | In the News | The Globe and Mail

Prof. Adam Grant in the Globe and Mail

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured for an interview on how to ensure your organization is hiring givers, not takers.

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September 2, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses where he believes the Dow Jones will finish by year-end.

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September 1, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Kevin Werbach in Forbes

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach comments on the need for network neutrality regulation.

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August 29, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Iwan Barankay on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Iwan Barankay comments on the consequences of companies offering performance-based bonuses to employees.

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August 29, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Barbara Kahn on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses Abercrombie and Fitch’s decision to remove logos from their clothing.

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August 29, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Profs. Michael Useem and Thomas Robertson in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management Michael Useem and Prof. of Marketing Thomas Robertson are featured for interviews as part of the Financial Times Top 10 MBA videos of the year.

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

Prof. Howard Kunreuther in the Washington Post

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther explains why some people are still reluctant to purchase earthquake insurance.

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August 25, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Paul Schoemaker in Inc.

Adjunct Prof. of Marketing Paul Schoemaker provides four ways companies can stay ahead of customers when markets shift.

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August 25, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses an overall outlook for the housing industry and ways to strengthen the market.

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August 22, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Stuart Diamond in the Wall Street Journal

Emeritus Practice Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Stuart Diamond discusses using role-reversal to improve negotiation skills.

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August 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

In a Minute: Professor Laura Huang

Asst. Prof of Management Laura Huang talks about entrepreneurship and her research on the biases that founders often face.

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August 22, 2014 | In the News | CIO Insight

Prof. David Bell in CIO Insight

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is featured for an interview on how real worlds and virtual worlds can influence and affect each other.

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August 22, 2014 | In the News | Time

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Time

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

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August 21, 2014 | In the News | City A.M.

Prof. Alex Edmans in City A.M.

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans writes an op-ed about his new research on the relationship between employee welfare and firm performance.

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August 21, 2014 | In the News | Newsworks

Profs. Joseph Simmons and Uri Simonsohn on WHYY’s Newsworks

Profs. of Operations and Information Management Joseph Simmons and Uri Simonsohn are cited for their research as the impetus behind better data disclosure in academic studies.

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August 20, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter explains how first-time homebuyers can help boost the entire housing market.

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August 19, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses why he believes the Dow Jones will continue to climb higher before the end of the year.

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August 19, 2014 | Press Releases

The 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize

The editors of MIT Sloan Management Review announced that Hamid Bouchikhi and John R. Kimberly are the winners of the 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize.

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August 18, 2014 | In the News | Newsworks

Profs. Deborah Small and Leonard Lodish on WHYY’s Newsworks

Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small and Emeritus Prof. of Marketing Leonard Lodish comment on the success of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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August 18, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel is interviewed about the Ebola outbreak in Africa and ways to stop the spread of the disease.

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August 18, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is highlighted for a new paper that says employer expectations, not “skill gaps,” account for unfilled job openings.

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August 18, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Judd Kessler in the Washington Post

Asst. Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Judd Kessler is featured for his study that finds repeated requests for organ donor registration generate more sign-ups.

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August 15, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Peter Cappelli on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli offers commentary on the scheduling software that more employers are beginning to use.

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August 14, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Susan Wachter in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses how higher down payments are preventing the younger generation from entering the housing market.

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August 14, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick in the Economist

Profs. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick are highlighted for their study on how user consent impacts gamification in the workplace.

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August 13, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is featured for his new research that finds women are more likely to reach crowdfunding goals than men.

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August 10, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Jonah Berger in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is cited for his research on the science behind sharing on social media.

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August 8, 2014 | In the News | Strategy + Business

Prof. Katherine Milkman in Strategy + Business

Prof. of Marketing Katherine Milkman is interviewed about her research on using “fresh start” moments to motivate behavior changes.

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August 8, 2014 | In the News | The Week

Prof. Adam Grant in The Week

Prof. of Management Adam Grant provides tips for successful networking.

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August 8, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Recent Wharton Startup Success Story #1,001: Space Racers

Richard Schweiger, WG ’98, collaborates with NASA on Space Racers, a children’s television program that spreads the word on “why space is cool.”

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August 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School Risk Management Center Releases Report “TRIA after 2014”

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce release of the report, “TRIA after 2014” by the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.

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August 7, 2014 | In the News | CBS This Morning

Prof. Stewart Friedman on CBS This Morning

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman discusses the demands that men face when balancing their home life and work life.

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August 7, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is cited for her research on how time spent helping others can make one feel more “time affluent.”

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August 4, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Deborah Small in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small explains why Girls Inc.’s new marketing campaign resonates with our culture.

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August 4, 2014 | In the News | Phys.org

Prof. Christophe Van Den Bulte on Phys.org

Prof. of Marketing Christophe Van Den Bulte is highlighted for his new study that finds mid-level scientists are most likely to use new research tools.

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August 4, 2014 | Press Releases

Mid-Level Scientists Most Likely to Use New Research Tools, Says Study in INFORMS Journal

Nonmonotonic Status Effects in New Product Adoption is by Yansong Hu of the University of Warwick and Christophe Van den Bulte of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. It currently appears in the Articles in Advance Section of Marketing Science.

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August 1, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Barbara Kahn on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn shares her thoughts on Proctor & Gamble doing away with certain products.

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August 1, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. David Bell in Inc.

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is featured for his comments on the influence of packaging on brand preferences.

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August 1, 2014 | In the News | The Economic Times (India)

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in the Economic Times (India)

Assoc. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar writes an op-ed on the challenges and benefits of e-commerce in India.

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July 31, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. George Day in Fast Company

Prof. of Marketing George Day shares ways for companies to encourage more innovative behavior from employees.

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July 31, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Adam Grant in The Atlantic

Prof. of Management Adam Grant explains the value in letting employees choose their own job titles.

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July 30, 2014 | In the News | The Boston Globe

Prof. Robert Meyer in the Boston Globe

Prof. of Marketing Robert Meyer is noted for his research on the “mental models” that lead to poor disaster preparation.

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July 29, 2014 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Fortune

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is cited for her study on the effects of loneliness in the workplace.

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July 28, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. David Reibstein in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein comments on what has caused the Uber valuation to become inflated.

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July 28, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Alex Edmans in Business Insider

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

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July 28, 2014 | In the News | International Business Times

Prof. Stephen Hoch in the International Business Times

Emeritus Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch discusses Dollar Tree’s recent acquisition of Family Dollar.

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July 25, 2014 | Feature Stories

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students Bond During Orientation Week

Ammi Tan describes her Executive MBA orientation experiences, including building mechanical arms with fellow students.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | Newsweek

Prof. Richard Berk in Newsweek

Prof. of Statistics Richard Berk is featured for his work with the Philadelphia Police Department to prevent violence through the use of big data.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | The Street

Prof. Richard Marston on The Street

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston is interviewed about his new book, which provides tips for making money last over a lifetime.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Forbes

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the pros and cons of using big data to predict the success of new hires.

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July 23, 2014 | In the News | WBUR-FM

Prof. Keisha Cutright on WBUR-FM

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is featured for her research on why consumers prefer products that take effort.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses the impact of rising rent numbers on homeownership.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Patricia Danzon in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Patricia Danzon comments on the lack of innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Profs. Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan on CNBC.com

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjann, managing director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, ask if it is time to tweak the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

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July 21, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Katherine Milkman in the Huffington Post

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman is cited for her research on gender bias in higher education.

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July 21, 2014 | Press Releases

Will Video Kill the Classroom Star?

New research by Christian Terwiesch, Andrew M. Heller Professor and Co-director of the Mack Institute, and Karl Ulrich, CIBC Endowed Professor and Vice Dean of Innovation at the Wharton School, examines the emergence of the Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) and its impact on business schools.

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July 20, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. John Kimberly in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management John Kimberly co-authors an op-ed on the changing landscape of business education.

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July 18, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. David Bell in the Financial Times

Prof. of Marketing David Bell discusses Facebook’s new “buy” button as a way to bridge online and offline transactions.

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July 18, 2014 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Michael Useem in Fortune

Prof. of Management Michael Useem comments on the rarity of employees having input into who is hired as their CEO.

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July 17, 2014 | In the News | The Street

Prof. Jack Guttentag in The Street

Prof. Emeritus of Finance Jack Guttentag explains how a reverse mortgage can provide a monthly income before turning to social security.

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July 17, 2014 | In the News | NPR

Profs. Ethan Mollick and Deborah Small on NPR

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick and Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small comment on what motivates people to support peculiar crowdfunding campaigns.

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July 17, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. David Zaring in the New York Times

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring examines how world bank regulators’ plan to supervise global banks.

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July 16, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Profs. Karl Ulrich and Christian Terwiesch in Bloomberg Businessweek

Profs. of Operations and Information Management Karl Ulrich and Christian Terwiesch are highlighted for their report on the impact of MOOCs on business schools.

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July 16, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses why employers’ expectations for new hires have shifted since the 1980s.

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July 15, 2014 | In the News | FoxBusiness.com

Prof. Stephen Hoch on FoxBusiness.com

Prof. Emeritus of Marketing Stephen Hoch explains how consumer habits have changed since the Great Recession.

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July 14, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Inc.

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is cited for research that finds daily meditation can lead to smarter decision making.

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July 14, 2014 | In the News | NBC's Today Show Online

Prof. Nancy Rothbard on NBC’s Today Show Online

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard comments on women being penalized for initiating negotiations due to gender role stereotypes.

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July 14, 2014 | Feature Stories | The Pennsylvania Gazette

The Accidental Oscar Nominee

MBA student Patrick Burns never saw the Oscars before being a nominee.

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July 11, 2014 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Alex Edmans in the Associated Press

Assoc. Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans shares an updated look at his research on how the results of sporting events can impact financial markets.

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

Prof. Richard Marston in the New York Times

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston is featured for his new book, which serves as a guide for smart investing throughout a lifetime.

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July 11, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Mauro Guillen on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen suggests reasons why more companies are using Spanish language TV ads with English subtitles.

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July 11, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. David Bell in Inc.

Prof. of Marketing David Bell is featured for research from his new book, Location is (Still) Everything, on ways location informs brand preference.

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July 11, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Barbara Kahn in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is featured for her comments on the recent Facebook experiment violating users’ trust.

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July 10, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. David Robertson in the Financial Times

Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management David Robertson discusses what the future holds for toymaker Lego.

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July 10, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. Adam Grant in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant offers advice to banks looking to retain young talent.

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July 8, 2014 | In the News | Philly.com

Prof. David Asch on Philly.com

Prof. of Health Care Management David Asch co-authors an op-ed on ways to improve Healthcare.gov.

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July 7, 2014 | In the News | The Week

Prof. G. Richard Shell in The Week

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics G. Richard Shell is featured for research that provides steps for becoming more confident.

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July 7, 2014 | In the News | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Prof. Philip Tetlock in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Prof. of Management Philip Tetlock is noted for his research on experts who adapt to change and those who do not.

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July 5, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains why jobs in investment banking are not as popular as they once were.

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July 3, 2014 | Feature Stories

Wharton Global Forum Media Books

Media coverage of Wharton’s Global Alumni Forums in Beijing, Paris, Tokyo, Jakarta, Milan, San Francisco, Madrid, and Seoul

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July 2, 2014 | In the News | Huffington Post Live

Director of Exec. Leadership Programs Todd Henshaw on Huffington Post Live

Director of Executive Leadership Programs Todd Henshaw comments on the challenges that lie ahead for the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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July 2, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why he thinks the Dow Jones could go as high as 20,000 by the end of the year.

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July 1, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in Psychology Today

In the debut of a new Wharton column entitled, ”The Science of Work,” on PsychologyToday.com, Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard discusses the benefits of engaging in both work and family.

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July 1, 2014 | In the News | Politico

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in Politico

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel offers his thoughts on the unintended consequences of the Hobby Lobby decision.

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June 30, 2014 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. David Reibstein in MarketWatch

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein discusses why the recent Facebook experiment should not have come as a surprise to users.

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June 30, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Executive Education

Wharton Executive Education: Executive Women Experience

Five executive women who have attended Wharton talk about their Wharton Executive Education experience.

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June 29, 2014 | In the News | The Toronto Star

Prof. Kevin Volpp in the Toronto Star

Prof. of Health Care Management Kevin Volpp is noted for his study on whether incentives can motivate people to make better decisions.

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June 27, 2014 | In the News | The Los Angeles Times

Profs. Mark Pauly and Scott Harrington in the Los Angeles Times

Profs. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly and Scott Harrington, along with doctoral student Adam Leive, are cited for their study that compares pre-ACA health insurance plan premiums with premiums in 2014.

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June 27, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Jonah Berger in Fast Company

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is featured for his research on the common elements found in successful viral videos.

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June 27, 2014 | In the News | The Economic Times (India)

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in the Economic Times (India)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar comments on the scarcity of women entrepreneurs.

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

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains how raising the minimum wage could impact more than just employees.

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June 26, 2014 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Wayne Guay in the Guardian (UK)

Prof. of Accounting Wayne Guay is featured for his research on companies incorporating sustainability performance into executive compensation packages.

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June 25, 2014 | In the News | National Journal

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the National Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discusses retirement problems facing the baby-boomer generation and millennials.

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June 25, 2014 | In the News | Modern Healthcare

Profs. Mark Duggan and Amanda Starc in Modern Healthcare

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan and Asst. Prof. of Healthcare Management Amanda Starc are featured for their research on issues with the Medicare Advantage program.

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June 25, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in the Washington Post

Asst. Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is featured for his study that found external hires are paid more, but perform worse, than internal counterparts.

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June 23, 2014 | In the News | Brandpoint

Prof. Marshall Fisher in Brandpoint

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is cited for his research on the return of investment from training sales people.

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June 23, 2014 | In the News | Fox Business

Prof. Susan Wachter on Fox Business Network

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter offers her opinion on the various factors holding back the housing market.

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June 20, 2014 | In the News | Entrepreneur

Prof. Americus Reed in Entrepreneur

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed comments on the importance of companies communicating the underlying associations of their logo to consumers in order to increase brand identity.

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June 20, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Scott Harrington in Forbes

Prof. of Healthcare Management Scott Harrington is cited for his study on comparative effectiveness research (CER) in the public and private sectors.

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June 20, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Profs. Ethan Mollick and Matthew Bidwell in the Huffington Post

Profs. of Management Ethan Mollick and Matthew Bidwell are featured for their research that found entrepreneurs rank themselves happier than other professions, regardless of salary.

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June 19, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Joao Gomes in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Finance Joao Gomes offers reasons to rethink and rescale existing public pension programs.

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June 19, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Profs. David Reibstein and Jonah Berger in Business Insider

Profs. of Marketing David Reibstein and Jonah Berger comment on how rivalries between brands can be effective.

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June 18, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Kevin Werbach in Forbes

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is cited for his research on why there is a need for FCC regulation of interconnection.

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June 18, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Mark Pauly in the Washington Post

Prof. of Healthcare Management Mark Pauly is featured for his research that finds Obamacare “sticker shock” is not as high as originally suggested.

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June 18, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why he still believes stocks are the best deal around.

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June 17, 2014 | Press Releases

Maria Bartiromo to Moderate First Town Hall Event on Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School Channel Exclusively on SiriusXM

Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor of the FOX Business Network, will host the Town Hall special to air on SiriusXM’s Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School channel featuring some of the most successful and creative leaders of the business world, all of whom share The Wharton School as their alma mater.

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June 15, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Business Insider

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is featured for her research that finds spending time on others can expand your feeling of time affluence.

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June 13, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Celebrating the Legacy of Thomas S. Robertson

Wharton Magazine celebrates Dean Thomas Robertson’s accomplishments with a timeline of key campus moments during his seven years.

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June 12, 2014 | In the News | CNN

Prof. Alex Edmans on CNN

Assoc. Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is featured for his research on how the results of sporting events can impact financial markets.

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June 12, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Wall Street Journal

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman discusses the struggle that young men face when trying to balance their work and life responsibilities.

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June 12, 2014 | In the News | IRRC.org

Prof. Todd Gormley on IRRC.org

Prof. of Finance Todd Gormley is featured for winning the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute’s (IRRCi) Investor Research Award for his study on managers who “play it safe” to reduce their firm’s risk of distress.

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June 12, 2014 | Press Releases

The 46th Wharton Global Forum to Explore “Growth Through Innovation” in Beijing

Philadelphia, PA –The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will convene its 46th Wharton Global Forum today and tomorrow in Beijing, on the theme of “Growth Through Innovation.” At …

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June 11, 2014 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Mark Pauly in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly gives his opinion about why now is the right time for a fresh approach to Medicaid.

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June 11, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel on Marketplace

Prof. of Healthcare Management Ezekiel Emanuel comments on his research that finds MOOCs are not a threat to traditional business schools.

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June 11, 2014 | In the News | Minnesota Public Radio

Prof. Michael Useem on Minnesota Public Radio

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses why Target executives should expect displeasure from shareholders at the annual shareholder meeting.

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June 9, 2014 | In the News | US News & World Report

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in US News and World Report

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell comments on the risks of taking a 401(k) loan.

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June 9, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Business Insider

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains how networking can help job seekers find the “hidden job market.”

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June 5, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC’s Street Signs

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter offers her opinion on whether housing is a good investment right now.

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June 5, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell comments on the financial sacrifice involved in socially responsible investing.

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June 4, 2014 | In the News | Entrepreneur

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Entrepreneur

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman explains how allowing employees to take breaks during the workday can increase productivity.

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June 4, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Adam Grant in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Adam Grant shares the three words that you should not say about yourself.

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June 3, 2014 | In the News | CNN.com

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer on CNN.com

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is highlighted for his research that suggests people are more likely to engage in unethical behavior when rewarded for achieving their goals.

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June 3, 2014 | Press Releases

Penn Study: Massive Open Online Courses Not a Threat to Traditional Business Schools

Data from a University of Pennsylvania study of massive open online courses offered by Penn’s Wharton School suggest that MOOCs aren’t a threat to traditional business programs, but rather an opportunity to expand to underserved markets.

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June 3, 2014 | Press Releases

The University of Pennsylvania Announces Gift to Name the Home of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology

Philadelphia, PA, June 3, 2014—The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania and the School of Engineering and Applied Science are pleased to announce a gift of $7.5 million to name …

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June 1, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Michael Useem on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses the total restructuring that the new leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs faces.

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June 1, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Inc.

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is noted for her study that shows meditation can help lead to better decision making.

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May 30, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Entrepreneurship

Burnt Out? Sell it All and Embark on a Careercation

In his new book, “Careercation,” Wharton alumnus entrepreneur, David Niu, talks about how he learned to “trade his brief case for the suitcase to find entrepreneurial happiness.”

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May 28, 2014 | In the News | Customer Think

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Customer Think

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is noted for his research on why making small talk can increase a person’s trust in you.

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May 28, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Raffi Amit in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Management Raffi Amit discusses whether deals between “family” investment offices will lead to a higher ROIC.

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May 27, 2014 | Press Releases

70 NFL Coaches & Front Office Executives to Participate in Career Development Symposium May 30 – June 1 at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Speakers include: Coaches Andy Reid, Ron Rivera, Mike Zimmer; Owners/Presidents Jimmy Haslam, Rich McKay, Stephen Ross; Team Execs Thomas Dimitroff, John Elway, Dave Gettleman Seventy NFL assistant coaches and front …

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May 26, 2014 | In the News | USA Today

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in USA Today

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is highlighted for her research that links more financial knowledge to higher 401K returns.

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May 24, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Marshall Fisher in Forbes

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is noted for his research on the return of investment from training sales people.

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May 23, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Digging for Answers to Energy Policy with Duggan

Professor Mark Duggan, director of the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative, discussed how energy policy impacts climate change at the 2014 Wharton MBA Reunion.

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May 23, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. Nancy Rothbard in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard comments on Wharton’s new Women’s Executive Leadership program.

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May 21, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Chris Sanchirico on CNBC Online

Prof. of Business Ethics and Public Policy Chris Sanchirico shares his opinion on when a business should be considered American.

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May 21, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. G. Richard Shell in Business Insider

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics G. Richard Shell’s “Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success” is featured as one of five books to help with professional improvement.

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May 20, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Rom Schrift in Business Insider

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Rom Schrift is cited for his study on how having the option to do nothing increases productivity.

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May 19, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Jonah Berger in the New York Times

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger and Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman are featured for their research on how emotions influence the content we share online.

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May 15, 2014 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick gives several key factors to consider when predicting a crowdfunded project’s success.

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May 15, 2014 | In the News | LinkedIn

Prof. Adam Grant on LinkedIn

Prof. of Management Adam Grant shares nine tips for effective email communication.

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May 15, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Peter Cappelli on CNBC

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli comments on the lack of on-the-job training for millennials entering the workplace.

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May 15, 2014 | In the News | Huffington Post

Prof. Adam Grant in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Adam Grant shares leadership lessons that can be learned from children’s books.

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May 14, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Funnest Moments From the Wharton BPC

From gravity to levity, this year’s Business Plan Competition Finals featured free sandwiches and a wailing infant.

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May 14, 2014 | Press Releases

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Appoints Wharton Prof Jitendra V. Singh as Dean of HKUST Business School

Philadelphia, PA, May 14, 2014 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today appointed Wharton Prof. …

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May 13, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Barbara Kahn on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn explains how retail sales numbers are a good indicator of the strength of the economy.

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May 13, 2014 | In the News | CNN

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on CNN’s NewsRoom

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire discusses the recent controversy surrounding Donald Sterling and the Los Angeles Clippers.

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May 13, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold “Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship” Program at Wharton | San Francisco, June 11, 2014

Wharton Professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Robertson on “Incubating Innovation in Established Firms” and “The Balance Between Creativity and Constraints” What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars …

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May 12, 2014 | In the News | Wired

Prof. Kevin Werbach in Wired

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach comments on the choices anonymity apps must make between monetization and protecting data.

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May 12, 2014 | In the News | Politico

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in Politico

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel is featured for his research that predicts most employers will stop offering health care to employees by 2025.

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May 9, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

From Pinnacle to Paper Weight: Brand Identity Erosion and BlackBerry

Wharton Professor Americus Reed II uses Blackberry’s current challenges to explain why attention to “brand identity” is crucial to a firm’s success.

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May 9, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Katherine Milkman in the New York Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman co-authors an op-ed about her research on gender bias in higher education.

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May 9, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Emeritus Prof. Lawrence Hrebiniak on Marketplace

Emeritus Prof. of Management Lawrence Hrebiniak discusses reasons why there is no such thing as a “merger of equals.”

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May 9, 2014 | In the News | The Motley Fool

Prof. Cade Massey in the Motley Fool

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey is cited for his study that finds early selections in the annual National Football League draft are overvalued.

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May 8, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. Michael Useem in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management Michael Useem is interviewed about the growing role of the board of directors in company management.

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May 7, 2014 | In the News | Squawk Box

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC’s Squawk Box

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses what is causing both stocks and bonds to rise in the current environment.

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May 7, 2014 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in MarketWatch

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter comments on the trend of remodeling a home as an alternative to buying new.

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May 7, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes the Mutual of America Life Insurance Co. as Senior Partner

May 7, 2014– The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Mutual of America Life Insurance Co. has renewed …

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May 5, 2014 | In the News | The Lead with Jake Tapper

Prof. David Robertson on CNN

Prof. of Operations and Information Management David Robertson discusses the resurgence of Lego and what the future holds for the toy maker.

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May 5, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Luke Taylor on Marketplace

Asst. Prof. of Finance Luke Taylor has research cited on the increase of top CEOs being fired over the past 20 years.

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May 5, 2014 | In the News | BankRate.com

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on BankRate.com

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell explains why cost of living should be a priority for retirees.

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May 5, 2014 | In the News | San Francisco Chronicle

Prof. Shawndra Hill in the San Francisco Chronicle

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Shawndra Hill discusses the importance of Uber balancing the needs of both customers and drivers.

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May 5, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Andrea Matwyshyn in the Wall Street Journal

Asst. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Andrea Matwyshyn talks about how security researchers are facing prosecution for discovering and alerting companies about vulnerabilities they may face.

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May 5, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Christopher Geczy on Marketplace

Director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Christopher Geczy explains how the VIX index measures stock market risk.

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May 5, 2014 | Press Releases

Slidejoy Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition Perlman Grand Prize with an App That Pays Users to See Ads on Their Smartphone Lock Screens

Dana Cita wins First Wharton Social Impact Prize with an Educational Lending Platform to Help Indonesian Students Pay for School PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 5, 2014–The Wharton School of the University …

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May 2, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton@Work

Leaning in Without Falling Over

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead.

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May 2, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli gives his opinion on the harmful bias that long-term unemployed candidates face when searching for a job.

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April 30, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

The Wharton School in the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal highlights the success of massive open online courses (MOOCs) at Wharton through the first two years.

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April 30, 2014 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. Robert Stambaugh in Reuters

Prof. of Finance Robert Stambaugh is cited for his study that states the decline in the equity market owned by individuals and households has reduced related “noise trading.”

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April 30, 2014 | In the News | ChicagoNow.com

Prof. Katherine Klein on ChicagoNow.com

Prof. of Management Katherine Klein is featured for her research examining organizational barriers to innovation.

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April 30, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Karl Ulrich in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Karl Ulrich comments on the need for a managerial “hackathon” to recruit top managerial talent.

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April 30, 2014 | In the News | The Street

Prof. Barbara Kahn on The Street

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is interviewed about the impact technology has on retailers of all sizes.

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April 29, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Adam Grant in The Atlantic

Prof. of Management Adam Grant gives his opinion on why more men are not supporting gender parity among leadership roles.

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April 28, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Eric Bradlow in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing, Statistics, and Education Eric Bradlow discusses how the “Internet of Things” could benefit retailers and consumers when done correctly.

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April 28, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes Financial Engines as Senior Partner

The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Financial Engines has rejoined the Council as a Senior Partner of the Council for …

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April 28, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Intelligent Design

Vice Dean Kaufold and other top administrators reflect on Wharton’s new MBA curriculum as the class of 2014, the first group of students to have gone through the program’s flexible, dynamic structure in its entirety, prepares to graduate.

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April 27, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Nikolai Roussanov in the Wall Street Journal

Asst. Prof. of Finance Nikolai Roussanov is cited for his study on the relationship between a CEO’s marital status and management style.

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April 27, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach shares his ideas on a proposal from the FCC on network neutrality.

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April 24, 2014 | In the News | City A.M.

Prof. Alex Edmans in City A.M.

Assoc. Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans shares his thoughts on incentivizing managers through debt to avoid a future financial crisis.

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April 24, 2014 | In the News | The Vancouver Sun

Prof. Witold Henisz in the Vancouver Sun

Prof. of Management Witold Henisz is cited for his research on the importance of gaining social license.

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April 23, 2014 | In the News | Entrepreneur

Prof. Jonah Berger in Entrepreneur

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses the science behind why people share online content, including identifying six key drivers under the acronym STEPPS.

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April 23, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. Thomas Donaldson in the Financial Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Thomas Donaldson writes an op-ed on the balance companies must have when creating shared values.

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April 23, 2014 | In the News | The New Yorker

Prof. Jonathan Kolstad in the New Yorker

Asst. Prof. of Health Care Management Jonathan Kolstad is featured for his study that suggests more physicians are motivated by preforming better than by financial gains.

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April 18, 2014 | In the News | Quartz

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in Quartz

Asst. Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is featured for his research on problems that prestigious firms can have when trying to retain top talent.

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April 17, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, in Bloomberg News

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, comments on the shift in who is buying terrorism insurance since the Boston Marathon bombing.

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April 17, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Joao Gomes on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Joao Gomes writes an op-ed that discusses the future of the American workforce.

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April 16, 2014 | Press Releases

CEOs of Lucky Brand, Warby Parker, Alice + Olivia and Triumph Motorcycles Are Among Speakers at Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit April 28-29 in NYC

Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries.

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April 15, 2014 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Christian Terwiesch in the Guardian

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Christian Terwiesch discusses how crowdsourcing can be used to generate new ideas.

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April 15, 2014 | In the News | FoxNews.com

Prof. J. Scott Armstrong on FoxNews.com

Prof. of Marketing J. Scott Armstrong shares his opinion on whether stockholders should be upset about high CEO pay.

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April 14, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. David Reibstein on Marketplace

Prof. of Marketing David Reibstein warns companies against making drastic changes to their identities.

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April 14, 2014 | In the News | Slate

Preston Cline, Associate Director of Wharton Leadership Ventures, in Slate

Preston Cline, Associate Director of Wharton Leadership Ventures, talks about what M.B.A. students can learn from military veterans.

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April 14, 2014 | Press Releases

How to Succeed In Business While Doing Good

The Wharton School announced that the inaugural Wharton Business Plan Competition Social Impact Prize has been granted to Susli Lie WG’14, team leader of Dana Cita, a loan platform targeting Indonesian youth.

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April 13, 2014 | In the News | LiveMint.com

Prof. Michael Useem on LiveMint.com

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses why corporate boards are being forced to become more vigilant.

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

Prof. Rom Schrift in the Huffington Post

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Rom Schrift is noted for his research that says having the option to do nothing can increase productivity.

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April 11, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in Business Insider

Asst. Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is noted for his study on the differences between hiring externally and promoting internally.

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April 11, 2014 | In the News | Squawk Box

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains how a stock market rotation could be healthy for the economy.

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April 10, 2014 | In the News, Spotlight

You Will Be Missed, Len!

You Will Be Missed, Professor Lodish! It is no exaggeration to say that Leonard Lodish’s 45-year career has shaped the face of the Wharton School, from innovation and entrepreneurship to …

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April 9, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Diagnosing Four Pros and Four Cons of Obamacare

At a recent panel discussion Wharton professors and Penn policymakers diagnosed the Affordable Care Act as the federal insurance exchange ended its first sign-up effort.

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April 9, 2014 | In the News | CMSWire.com

Prof. Barbara Kahn on CMSWire.com

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is interviewed about her new Wharton Digital Press book, Global Brand Power, and how brands can stay relevant as times change.

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April 9, 2014 | In the News | Quartz

Prof. Adam Grant in Quartz

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for his research on helping companies avoid hiring selfish employees.

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April 9, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains why employers and employees view discussing pay information as taboo.

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April 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes the Vanguard Group as Senior Partner

The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Vanguard Group has rejoined the Council as a Senior Partner of the Council for 2014.

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April 8, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Huffington Post

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach writes an op-ed about the battle for marginal-cost connectivity.

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April 8, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick in Business Insider

Profs. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick are highlighted for their study on the difference between good and bad gamification in the workplace.

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April 7, 2014 | Press Releases

BREAKTHROUGH 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 the winner of the third annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize is Breakthrough, a global human rights group.

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April 7, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in the New York Times

Prof. of Healthcare Management Ezekiel Emanuel explains his prediction that by 2025 employers will stop offering healthcare to their employees.

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April 5, 2014 | In the News | The Guardian

Prof. Peter Fader in The Guardian

Prof. of Marketing Peter Fader offers advice on how Google should market their new product.

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April 4, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Inc.

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is noted for her study that shows compassion in the workplace can boost employee morale and motivation.

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April 4, 2014 | Feature Stories | Student Voices

Alternate Spring Break – Serving for Social Justice

Wharton junior, Jiyu Lin, explains how the student run “Alternate Spring Break” program gave her a chance to put into action classroom-learned business skills while helping the needy in Washington, DC.

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April 4, 2014 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Philip Tetlock on NPR

Prof. of Management Philip Tetlock explains how the Good Judgment Project uses pooled forecasting to predict world events.

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April 4, 2014 | In the News | Slate

Prof. Ian MacMillan in Slate

Prof. of Management Ian MacMillian is featured for his research on how companies can use innovative methods to differentiate themselves from competition.

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April 4, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Ann Harrison in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Ann Harrison is noted for her research on the effects of globalization on U.S. workers.

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April 4, 2014 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Amy Sepinwall on NPR

Asst. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Amy Sepinwall comments on whether the private actions of a CEO reflect their corporation.

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April 2, 2014 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Jonah Berger in the Washington Post

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger comments on what drives politicians and businesses to use social media.

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April 1, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Mark Duggan on Bloomberg TV

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan explains why having 7 million people enroll in the Affordable Care Act is significant.

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April 1, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses how the weak labor market has affected the housing market.

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April 1, 2014 | In the News | U.S. News and World Report

Prof. Mark Pauly in U.S. News and World Report

Prof. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly elaborates on why a growing number of physicians are adopting a ‘no-insurance’ business model.

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April 1, 2014 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. John Kimberly in Reuters

Prof. of Management John Kimberly suggests that General Motors CEO Mary Barra learn from the mistakes that other companies have made.

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March 31, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Inc.

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli explains how employers are hurting themselves when trying to attract good candidates.

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March 31, 2014 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. John Zhang in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang discusses why technology will inevitably change the way that florists do business.

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March 28, 2014 | Feature Stories | The Penn Gazette

A New Sheriff in the Old Town

As Sheriff of the City of London, Sir Paul Judge (WG’73), will support the lord mayor in promoting the city’s interests and attend the judges at the Old Bailey, the famous criminal court which hears the worst cases of murder and other crimes.

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March 27, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire in the New York Times

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire debates whether student-athletes consider themselves students first as they try to unionize.

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March 27, 2014 | In the News | Smithsonian Magazine

Prof. Jonah Berger in the Smithsonian Magazine

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is featured for his research on which emotion goes viral the fastest.

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March 26, 2014 | In the News | The Los Angeles Times

Profs. Mark Duggan and Amanda Starc in the Los Angeles Times

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan, Asst. Prof. of Health Care Management Amanda Starc, and PhD candidate Boris Vabson are noted for their study on the issues with the Medicare Advantage program.

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March 25, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Joao Gomes in The Huffington Post

Prof. of Finance Joao Gomes gives his opinion on the difficulties emerging market economies face in 2014.

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March 25, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Television

Prof. Adam Grant on Bloomberg Television

Prof. of Management Adam Grant appears on Bloomberg Television to talk about whether generosity and teamwork can help produce success.

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March 24, 2014 | In the News | TheStreetTV

Prof. Michael Useem on TheStreetTV

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses how a company can fully utilize their board of directors to be successful.

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March 24, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Karl Ulrich in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Operations and Information Management and Vice Dean of Innovation Karl Ulrich shares three ways customers could gain from small data.

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March 24, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses why Millennials are no different than previous generations in the workplace.

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March 24, 2014 | In the News | MarketPlace   contains audio content

Prof. Kevin Werbach on Marketplace

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach explains how a partnership between Apple and Comcast would work.

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March 22, 2014 | In the News | Philly.com

Prof. Mauro Guillen on Philly.com

Prof. of Management and Director of the Lauder Institute Mauro Guillen discusses the business implications of the Russia/Ukraine crisis.

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March 21, 2014 | In the News | Deseret News National

Prof. Stewart Friedman in Deseret News National

Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is noted for his study on why Millennials are choosing their careers over having children.

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March 21, 2014 | In the News | The Globe and Mail

Prof. Lori Rosenkopf in The Globe and Mail

Prof. of Management Lori Rosenkopf is interviewed about her research on how an employee leaving a firm can benefit the firm in the long run.

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March 21, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Amy Sepinwall in the Washington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Amy Sepinwall writes about the Hobby Lobby case and asserts that there is no clear definition for “corporation conscience.”

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March 20, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel discusses why he expects to see a sharp drop in the number of employers who offer health care to their employees.

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March 20, 2014 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Krista Schwarz in MarketWatch

Asst. Prof. of Finance Krista Schwarz notes why the Federal Reserve, under the leadership of Janet Yellen, might be inclined to focus on a single mandate.

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March 19, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine

Still Making His Mark

The inaugural lecture of the Howard Marks Investor Series was given recently by its namesake, Howard Marks, W’67. Co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, Marks shared with Wharton students thoughts on his career, his investment philosophy, leadership styles and risk.

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March 17, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Adam Grant in The Atlantic

Prof. of Management Adam Grant writes about how you can succeed professionally by helping others.

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March 17, 2014 | Press Releases

Geoffrey Garrett Named Dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Geoffrey Garrett has been named dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

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March 14, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Peter Fader in Business Insider

Prof. of Marketing Peter Fader comments on Apple’s e-commerce dominance over Android, despite Android selling more devices.

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March 14, 2014 | In the News | The Toronto Star

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Toronto Star

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick talks about how the Veronica Mars movie could encourage or discourage other projects from using a crowdfunding model.

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March 14, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Philip Tetlock in the New York Times

Prof. of Management Philip Tetlock discusses how the U.S. Navy uses pooled forecasting to locate missing vessels.

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March 14, 2014 | In the News | U.S. News and World Report

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

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses why it is important to distinguish between full-time and part-time employment when calculating employment statistics.

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March 13, 2014 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Pinar Yildirim in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Pinar Yildirim talks about why people are drawn to sharing online quizzes.

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March 12, 2014 | In the News | Canada.com

Prof. Americus Reed on Canada.com

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed discusses why brands have to be subtle when using social media.

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March 11, 2014 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Eric Bradlow on NPR

Prof. of Marketing and Co-Director of the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative Eric Bradlow offers commentary on why customer surveys are important, even if they may drive customers away.

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March 11, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Social Impact Initiative

Student Perspective: Will we be diverse leaders?

Pooja Shaw, a first-year Wharton MBA student and a Social Impact Fellow with WSII, reflects on the need for “triple strength leadership” with government, business and civil society working closely together.

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March 10, 2014 | In the News | The Globe and Mail

Prof. J. Scott Armstrong in The Globe and Mail

Prof. of Marketing J. Scott Armstrong is highlighted for his research on why policies for hiring CEOs are out of date.

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March 10, 2014 | In the News | Nature

Prof. Laura Huang in Nature

Asst. Prof. of Management Laura Huang is featured for her study on how investors prefer pitches presented by men more than by women.

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March 9, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times

Prof. Karl Ulrich in Financial Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Karl Ulrich discusses the explosion of MOOCs and how they have changed the world of education.

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March 8, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Jonah Berger in Inc.

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is featured for his speech at South by SouthWest on the psychology behind word-of-mouth marketing.

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March 8, 2014 | In the News | CXOToday.com

Prof. Lorin Hitt on CXOToday.com

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Lorin Hitt is noted for his research about how IT firms see productivity rise when hiring employees from rival firms.

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March 7, 2014 | Feature Stories

Imagining the Freshman Experience

Life at Wharton “is perfectly balanced between learning from others and learning by doing,” says freshman Brendan Stone in describing the value of Management 100, the foundation course all first year undergrads take.

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March 7, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Philip Tetlock in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Philip Tetlock discusses why it is important to be skeptical about stock market “experts”.

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March 6, 2014 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Prof. Uri Simonsohn in Yahoo! Finance

Assoc. Prof. of Operations and Informational Manangement Uri Simonsohn is noted for his study about how people strive to achieve round numbers.

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March 6, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy and Director of the Pension Research Council Olivia Mitchell talks about why immediate annuities are worthwhile under certain circumstances.

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March 5, 2014 | In the News | Yahoo! Finance

Director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Christopher Geczy in Yahoo! Finance

Director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Christopher Geczy talks about different styles of investing that are common among fund managers.

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March 4, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is interviewed about how the stock market will continue to improve as companies continue to perform better.

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March 4, 2014 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Robert Town on CNNMoney.com

Assoc. Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town explains how America’s doctor shortage could affect the Affordable Care Act.

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March 4, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Adam Grant in Forbes

Prof. of Management Adam Grant shares three tips on unexpected productivity and how to get the most out of the work day.

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March 4, 2014 | In the News | Mashable

Prof. Jonah Berger on Mashable

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger explains that narcissism is the driving force behind people sharing online quizzes.

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March 4, 2014 | In the News | MarketPlace   contains audio content

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel on Marketplace

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel discusses the problems that the Affordable Care Act faced during its rollout.

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March 3, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Rom Schrift in Inc.

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Rom Schrift is highlighted for his study on why people will work harder to complete a task, even when told they do not have to.

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February 28, 2014 | Feature Stories

Learning to Lead a Team by Joining One

After being named Director of Risk Management at Think Finance, David Peterson looked to Wharton Executive Education for tips on becoming a better leader.

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February 27, 2014 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Jonah Berger on CNNMoney.com

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger explains why people believe the same economic myths that are recycled every few years.

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February 27, 2014 | In the News | WHYY-FM   contains audio content

Prof. Kevin Volpp on WHYY-FM

Prof. of Health Care Management Kevin Volpp is interviewed about incentives that can help people quit smoking.

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February 27, 2014 | In the News | The Street

Prof. Emeritus Jack Guttentag in The Street

Prof. Emeritus of Finance Jack Guttentag discusses the potential of bitcoin and the markets in which it could and could not survive.

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February 27, 2014 | In the News | CEO World Magazine

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in CEO World Magazine

Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is noted for his research on why companies are better suited to promote from within rather than hire from the outside.

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February 27, 2014 | Press Releases

Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, to Keynote 2014 Wharton School MBA for Executives | Philadelphia Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA for Executives alumnus Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA for Executives graduation ceremony in Philadelphia.

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February 27, 2014 | Press Releases

Neel Kashkari, Candidate for Governor of California, to Keynote 2014 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that MBA alumnus Neel Kashkari, Candidate for Governor of California, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2014 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.

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February 27, 2014 | Press Releases

David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, to Keynote 2014 Wharton School MBA Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.

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