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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 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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February 26, 2014 | In the News | Reuters

Profs. Robert Stambaugh and Luke Taylor in Reuters

Profs. of Finance Robert Stambaugh and Luke Taylor are featured for their research on how fund managers are gaining more skills but the overall management of funds is getting worse.

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February 25, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. Kevin Werbach in The Economist

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach talks about how Netflix and Comcast have rewritten the definition of net neutrality.

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February 25, 2014 | In the News | U.S. News and World Report

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

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell explains why baby boomers should look to save more money in retirement than they had originally planned.

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wachter_susan
February 25, 2014 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in MarketWatch

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter discusses a new problem created by the large amount of foreclosures throughout the mortgage servicing industry.

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February 22, 2014 | In the News | CBS

Prof. Peter Cappelli on CBS This Morning

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli appears on CBS This Morning to discuss his research on how to reach the top of the pay pyramid.

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February 21, 2014 | Feature Stories

Take Some Risks To Change The World

Davis Smith, WG’11, discusses how, during a meeting with Lauder Institute students, a single question pushed him to take the next step in his entrepreneurial journey.

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grant_adam
February 20, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Adam Grant in Business Insider

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured in Business Insider for his research how to be happier while at work.

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simonsohn_uri
February 19, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Uri Simonsohn in The Washington Post

The Washington Post features research from Uri Simonsohn on the best and worst times of the day to get work done.

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mitchell_olivia
February 17, 2014 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

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

Prof. of Insurance and Risk Management and Executive Director of the Pension Research Council Olivia Mitchell discusses why older Americans have emerged as winners under the new health care law.

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February 17, 2014 | In the News | The Boston Globe

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Ethan Mollick in The Boston Globe

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick are highlighted in The Boston Globe for their research on how to make gamification work in an office.

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barsade_sigal
February 14, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Sigal Barsade in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade explains how just 15 minutes of meditation can help you make smarter decisions.

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cappelli_peter
February 14, 2014 | In the News | Business News Daily

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Business News Daily

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli talks about why companies are worried about talent retention and how they plan to keep their best employees with the company.

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February 14, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Howard Kunreuther on CNBC.com

On CNBC.com, Howard Kunreuther, co-director of the Risk Management Center, lists four tips for managing catastrophic risk.

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Social impact finance
February 14, 2014 | Feature Stories

Banking on Good Returns

Social impact finance has come a long way in three decades, in no small part due to the extraordinary work of a number of prominent Wharton graduates. (via Wharton Magazine)

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pauly_mark
February 13, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Mark Pauly in Psychology Today

Psychology Today highlights a study by Mark Pauly on why politicians do not understand the insurance bailout.

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February 12, 2014 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Profs. Kenneth Shropshire and Scott Rosner in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire and Practice Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Scott Rosner of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative explain why Philadelphia is a leading center for the academic study of sports.

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milkman_berger
February 12, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Profs. Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman in the Atlantic

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

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mogilner_cassie
February 12, 2014 | In the News | The Huffington Post

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in The Huffington Post

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is featured for her study on age and happiness.

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February 12, 2014 | In the News | ABC News

Wharton Alumnus on ABC News Online

Raj Jeyakumar (WG’13) discusses how his new company allows you to rent an M.B.A.

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cappelli_peter
February 11, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his research on how the career paths and demographics of top executives have changed over time.

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siegel_jeremy
February 11, 2014 | In the News | CNBC Online

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC Online

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel talks about the transformation of investing over the past 20 years.

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edmans_alex
February 8, 2014 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. Alex Edmans in The Economist

Assoc. Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans is highlighted for his research on how CEOs can please shareholders, both now and in the future.

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ulrich_karl
February 7, 2014 | In the News | The Wall Street Journal

Karl Ulrich in The Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Karl Ulrich writes about what obstacles young entrepreneurs face as they try to grow their business.

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grant_adam_alt
February 5, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Adam Grant in The New York Times

Prof. of Management Adam Grant offers his thoughts on restructuring tenure, and how the process could create better teachers.

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reed_americus
February 5, 2014 | In the News | U.S News and World Report

Prof. Americus Reed in U.S. News and World Report

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed explains why CVS was willing to stop selling tobacco products in order to strengthen their brand.

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JDPOWER
February 4, 2014 | In the News | Entrepreneur

Wharton Alumnus in Entrepreneur

J.D. Power III (W’59) discusses how his family played an integral role in the success of his company.

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mitchell_olivia
February 4, 2014 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report

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

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell shares 10 ways to boost your retirement savings.

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useem_michael
February 4, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Michael Useem in The Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Michael Useem explains why the new C.E.O. of Microsoft may not be entitled to the same “honeymoon” period as other new executives.

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town_robert
February 4, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Robert Town in The New York Times

Assoc. Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town is featured for his research on the cost of health care.

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smetters_kent
February 3, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace   contains audio content

Prof. Kent Smetters on Marketplace

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters discusses what higher quit rates mean for economic recovery.

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berger_jonah
February 3, 2014 | In the News | Wired

Prof. Jonah Berger in Wired

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger explains how social media trends have impacted Super Bowl advertising.

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boruch_robert
February 3, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Robert Boruch in the New York Times

Prof. of Statistics Robert Boruch comments on the history of randomized trials in social policy research.

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February 3, 2014 | In the News | Exame

Profs. Fernando Ferreira, Ruben Lobel, and Priscila Maziero in Exame

Assoc. Prof. of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy Fernando Ferreira, Asst. Prof of Operations and Information Management Ruben Lobel, and Prof. of Finance Priscila Maziero are highlighted in an Exame article about Brazilian professors employed by top business schools.

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mollick_ethan
February 1, 2014 | In the News | Denver Post

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the Denver Post

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses his research on the viability of crowdfunding businesses, such as Kickstarter.

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cappelli_peter
January 31, 2014 | In the News | Marketplace   contains audio content

Prof. Cappelli on Marketplace

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli talks about how fast-tracking has changed the way that an employee receives a promotion.

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MBAbaby
January 31, 2014 | Feature Stories

Wharton MBA + First Baby: Why and How?

“Having a kid at Wharton is very rewarding,” writes Kristina Milyuchikhina (WG’14) as she navigates her way through Wharton’s MBA program.

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grant_adam_alt
January 30, 2014 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Adam Grant in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Adam Grant writes about the steps employees can take to make their jobs more meaningful.

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January 30, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Rom Schrift in Inc.

Inc. features research from Asst. Prof. of Marketing Rom Schrift on why being able to abandon a project at work might be beneficial in the long run.

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milkman_katherine
January 29, 2014 | Feature Stories contains video content

In a Minute: Professor Katherine Milkman

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman talks about her research in experimentation, motivation and irrationality, and influencing human behavior.

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gomes_joao
January 29, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Gomes on CNBC.com

On CNBC.com, Prof. of Finance Joao Gomes gives his opinion on why 2014 might be a challenging year for developing economies.

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mogilner_cassie
January 29, 2014 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Inc.

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is featured for her research on why ordinary experiences tend to make us happier as we grow older.

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exec-ed
January 29, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Executive Education, Institute for Private Investors Announce 2014 Private Wealth Management Program

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) joint executive education program targeting affluent families, Private Wealth Management, will offer two sessions in 2014 to mark the program’s 15th anniversary.

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January 28, 2014 | In the News | CNBC.com

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center on CNBC.com

Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Managing Director of Wharton’s Risk Management Center, shares five lesser-known facts about the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos.

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customer loyalty
January 27, 2014 | Feature Stories

Three Ways to Impress Customers Without Price

Ryan Frankel, WG’12, writes about how to drive customer loyalty in an increasingly commoditized industry. (via Wharton Magazine)

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useem_michael_alt
January 27, 2014 | In the News | Conference Board Review

Prof. Michael Useem in the Conference Board Review

Prof. of Management Michael Useem shares his thoughts on the best business books of 2013.

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January 27, 2014 | In the News | Time

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in Time

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is noted for her research on the importance of financial literacy education.

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wachter_susan
January 27, 2014 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in MarketWatch

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter discusses shifts in home-ownership rates across different occupations.

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siegel_jeremy
January 27, 2014 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is interviewed about why markets are still slightly under fair value.

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robertson_thomas
January 26, 2014 | In the News | Financial Times contains video content

Dean Thomas Robertson in the Financial Times

Dean Thomas Robertson offers commentary on the state of the U.S. MBA market.

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hoch_stephen
January 25, 2014 | In the News | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Prof. Stephen Hoch in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch offers advice on bargaining for a better price.

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barsade_sigal
January 25, 2014 | In the News | BBC Radio   contains audio content

Prof. Sigal Barsade on BBC Radio

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is interviewed about her research on emotional intelligence, particularly as it relates to business leadership.

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grant_adam_alt
January 23, 2014 | In the News | Freakonomics   contains audio content

Prof. Adam Grant on Freakonomics

Prof. of Management Adam Grant comments on office gossip as a form of prosocial behavior.

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town_robert
January 23, 2014 | In the News | The Boston Globe

Prof. Robert Town in Boston Globe

Assoc. Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town is highlighted for his study on how hospital consolidations impact pricing and quality of care.

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mollick_ethan
January 22, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Ethan Mollick in the New York Times

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses his research on factors involved in successful crowdfunding efforts.

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zaring_david
January 22, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. David Zaring in the New York Times

Asst. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring writes about how to improve the American insurance regulation system.

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January 22, 2014 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Daniel Raff on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Assoc. Prof. of Management Daniel Raff is interviewed about the old Sears, Roebuck catalog, which he sees as the late-19th century version of Amazon.

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mollick_ethan
January 22, 2014 | In the News | VentureBeat

Prof. Ethan Mollick in VentureBeat

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is featured in a list of the “Top 30 Influential Leaders in the Crowdfunding Industry.”

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milkman_berger
January 21, 2014 | In the News | New Yorker

Profs. Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman in the New Yorker

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger and Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman are noted for their research on factors that influence online content-sharing.

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barsade_sigal
January 21, 2014 | In the News

Prof. Sigal Barsade on Freakonomics

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is noted for her research on how mindfulness meditation impacts decision-making.

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January 21, 2014 | In the News | American Public Media’s "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Katherine Klein on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Management and Vice Dean of Social Impact Katherine Klein is interviewed about the impact of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos.

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barsade_sigal
January 20, 2014 | In the News | Chicago Tribune

Prof. Sigal Barsade in the Chicago Tribune

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade discusses her research on how a “culture of companionate love” in the workplace impacts employee satisfaction.

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friedman_stewart_alt
January 17, 2014 | In the News | Fox Business Network contains video content

Prof. Stewart Friedman on Fox Business Network

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman, author of “Baby Bust” from Wharton Digital Press, comments on working conditions for younger employees in the banking industry.

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Katlyn Grosso
January 17, 2014 | Feature Stories

From the Quad: Redefining Leadership

An undergraduate student, Katlyn Grasso, learned more about leadership running her own camp than she could have in any traditional internship.

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werbach_kevin
January 17, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Kevin Werbach in Bloomberg News

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach offers commentary on the federal court’s net neutrality ruling.

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siegel_jeremy
January 16, 2014 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why he’s optimistic about the stock market for 2014.

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werbach_kevin
January 16, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the Atlantic

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach authors an op-ed on what the recent Verizon v. FCC ruling means for network neutrality.

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duggan_mark
January 16, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Mark Duggan in Business Insider

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan is noted for his study on modernizing the U.S. Disability Insurance System.

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Global Risks 2013 - World Economic Forum
January 16, 2014 | In the News | Insurance Journal

Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center in Insurance Journal

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2014 report, developed in collaboration with Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, is highlighted.

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cappelli_peter
January 15, 2014 | In the News | NPR   contains audio content

Prof. Peter Cappelli on NPR

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is interviewed about whether a federally-funded innovation institute could impact the U.S. manufacturing sector.

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friedman_stewart
January 15, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the New York Times

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman explains how young people’s expectations of work have changed over the years.

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Lawrence Cole
January 13, 2014 | Feature Stories

One Semester Down at Wharton

MBA student Lawrence L. Cole’s first semester at Wharton provided one epiphany after another. He explains why Spring 2014 looks to be even better. (via Wharton Magazine)

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siegel_jeremy
January 12, 2014 | In the News | Business Insider

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on Business Insider

A chart from Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel depicts correlations with the S & P 500 since 1965.

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barsade_sigal
January 8, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Sigal Barsade in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade is noted for her study on how companionate love among co-workers impacts job satisfaction.

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kahn-cropped
January 8, 2014 | In the News | Mint (India)

Prof. Barbara Kahn in Mint (India)

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is featured for her study on why an abundance of images can overwhelm online shoppers.

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shropshire_kenneth
January 7, 2014 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Kenneth Shropshire on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kenneth Shropshire is interviewed about how major sporting events, such as the Olympics, can benefit television networks.

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grant_adam_alt
January 7, 2014 | In the News | Huffington Post

Prof. Adam Grant in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Management Adam Grant explains why his initial impressions of Twitter were incorrect.

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wachter_susan
January 6, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Susan Wachter in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter offers commentary on New York as a center for commercial real estate and innovative technology.

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social-impact-initiative
January 5, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Wharton Social Impact Initiative in Forbes

Wharton’s Social Impact Initiative is noted for its involvement in FastFWD, an initiative dedicated to developing innovative, entrepreneurial solutions to urban challenges.

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Milkman_Volpp_News
January 3, 2014 | In the News | New York Times

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

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Medicine and Health Care Management Kevin Volpp share their research on strategies for keeping New Year’s resolutions.

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launch of Indian Impact
January 3, 2014 | Feature Stories

Hungering to Return and Give Back

A Penn M&T standout returns to India with a goal of eradicating malnutrition with a little help from an Indian business titan: Ratan Tata. (via Wharton Magazine)

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milkman_berger
January 3, 2014 | In the News | Fast Company

Profs. Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman in Fast Company

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 stories we choose to share online.

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armstrong_scott
January 2, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Scott Armstrong in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing Scott Armstrong is cited for his study on why experts don’t necessarily make accurate predictions.

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cappelli_peter
January 2, 2014 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Associated Press

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the outlook for small business hiring in 2014.

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berger_jonah
January 2, 2014 | In the News | Slate

Prof. Jonah Berger in Slate

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses his research on why falling behind in a sporting event can motivate players to try harder.

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grant-barsade
January 2, 2014 | In the News | The Atlantic

Profs. Adam Grant and Sigal Barsade in the Atlantic

Prof. of Management Adam Grant writes about the hidden costs of emotional intelligence, citing research by Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade.

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cappelli_peter
January 1, 2014 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses buzzwords that should be banned from workplace conversation.

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fisher_marshall_alt
December 31, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Marshall Fisher in the New York Times

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is noted for his research on the benefits of raising wages for retail workers.

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siegel_jeremy_alt
December 31, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel offers stock market predictions for the coming year.

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barsade_sigal
December 30, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Sigal Barsade in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade discusses her research on how disruptive employees impact workplace culture.

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milkman_katherine
December 30, 2013 | In the News | New Yorker

Prof. Katherine Milkman in the New Yorker

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman is noted for her study on how milestones, such as New Year’s Day, can motivate us to change our behavior.

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wachter_susan
December 30, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter comments on the housing market outlook for 2014.

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mitchell_olivia_alt
December 29, 2013 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Associated Press

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell explains how the global retirement crisis is affecting young adults.

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mogilner_cassie
December 27, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in the Wall Street Journal

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is noted for her research on why thinking about money, as opposed to time, can lead to unethical behavior.

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mitchell_olivia
December 27, 2013 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Los Angeles Times

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discusses her research on the prevalence of financial illiteracy in the U.S.

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smetters_kent
December 26, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"

Prof. Kent Smetters on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters explains why a free stock trading app may encourage poor investment strategies.

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berger_jonah
December 26, 2013 | In the News | Al Jazeera America

Prof. Jonah Berger on Al Jazeera America

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger is featured for his research on what causes online content to go viral.

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feldman_emilie
December 23, 2013 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Emilie Feldman in Fortune

Asst. Prof. of Management Emilie Feldman is cited for her research on how the demise of Arthur Andersen LLP has impacted the accounting industry.

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Bidwell-Rothbard_news
December 22, 2013 | In the News | DailyFinance

Profs. Matthew Bidwell and Nancy Rothbard in DailyFinance

Asst. Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell and Assoc. Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard are featured for their studies on why outside hires tend to perform worse than internal candidates.

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small_deborah
December 20, 2013 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Deborah Small in the Washington Post

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small offers commentary on beauty companies that have taken political stances in their advertisements.

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bell_david
December 20, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. David Bell in the New York Times

Prof. of Marketing David Bell comments on a new startup that helps people find temporary retail space.

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apping it up
December 20, 2013 | Feature Stories

Apping It Up

Wharton undergraduate student Katlyn Grasso writes about a recent startup competition co-sponsored by the Wharton Small Business Development Center and UPstart. (via Wharton Magazine)

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guillen_mauro
December 19, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Mauro Guillen in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on Latin Americans who are investing in Spanish banks.

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matwyshyn_andrea
December 19, 2013 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Andrea Matwyshyn in the Los Angeles Times

Asst. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Andrea Matwyshyn comments on what corporations can do to help prevent massive data breaches.

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kahn-cropped
December 18, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Barbara Kahn on CNBC

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is interviewed about online versus in-store holiday shopping trends.

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volpp_kevin
December 18, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Kevin Volpp on CNBC

Prof. of Medicine and Health Care Management Kevin Volpp is interviewed about his research on how new technologies can help incentivize patients to take their medication correctly.

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December 17, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Joao Gomes in Forbes

Prof. of Finance Joao Gomes writes an op-ed on the need for clear, focused messaging from the Federal Reserve.

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December 17, 2013 | In the News | eFinancial Careers

Profs. Ethan Mollick and Matthew Bidwell in eFinancial Careers

Asst. Profs. of Management Ethan Mollick and Matthew Bidwell are cited for their study on the benefits of working at a prestigious investment bank early in one’s career.

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December 17, 2013 | In the News | Risk & Insurance

Prof. Christopher Ittner in Risk & Insurance

Prof. of Accounting Christopher Ittner is noted for his research on why companies with better risk management may get a financial boost.

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December 17, 2013 | In the News | SHRM.org

Prof. Nancy Rothbard on SHRM.org

Assoc. Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard is noted for her research on why workplace social events do not always unite racially diverse colleagues.

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December 17, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Profs. Olivia Mitchell and Katherine Milkman in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell writes about financial resolutions to make for 2014, citing research by Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman.

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December 16, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Adam Grant in Forbes

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is noted for launching one of the most dynamic social innovation initiatives of 2013.

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December 16, 2013 | In the News | WBUR's "On Point"   contains audio content

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

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter is interviewed about skyrocketing rental prices in the U.S.

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December 16, 2013 | In the News | NBC.com

Prof. David Bell on NBC.com

Prof. of Marketing David Bell explains how targeted online ads and shopping recommendations can spoil holiday surprises.

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December 16, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Michael Useem in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Management Michael Useem comments on the challenges Microsoft faces in hiring a new CEO.

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December 15, 2013 | In the News | Guardian (UK)

Prof. Saikat Chaudhuri in the Guardian (UK)

Adjunct Assoc. Prof. of Management Saikat Chaudhuri explains why some companies are wary of rapid innovation.

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December 15, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Jonah Berger in the New York Times

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses a new, birdhouse-focused advertising campaign for Airbnb, the peer-to-peer hospitality service.

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December 14, 2013 | In the News | New York Post

Prof. Peter Fader in the New York Post

Prof. of Marketing Peter Fader explains how Netflix’s approach to content is different than mainstream Hollywood’s programming model.

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December 13, 2013 | Feature Stories

Beyond Digital

The speed of past technological change pales in comparison to the speed of future change, says Wharton Prof. Kevin Werbach. (via Wharton Magazine)

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December 12, 2013 | In the News | Inc.

Prof. Richard Shell in Inc.

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management Richard Shell explains why the key to a successful negotiation is “being ready to walk away from a deal.”

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December 11, 2013 | In the News | Fast Company

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Fast Company

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is noted for her study on how thinking about time vs. money impacts one’s likelihood of cheating.

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December 11, 2013 | Press Releases

Wharton Executive Education Offers New Online Course in Customer Centricity

The Wharton School has announced the application period for its new online-only executive education course is now open.

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December 10, 2013 | In the News | ThinkAdvisor

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in ThinkAdvisor

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell comments on a recent study that deems the 401(k) system a success.

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December 10, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in Bloomberg News

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel co-authors an op-ed on what it takes to achieve better value in health care.

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December 9, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. David Zaring in the New York Times

Asst. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring writes about the advantages of having multiple regulators behind the Volcker Rule.

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December 8, 2013 | In the News | Boston Globe

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in Boston Globe

Assoc. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar is cited for his research on how online recommendation services foster commonalities among consumers.

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December 7, 2013 | In the News | Economist

Prof. Michael Useem in the Economist

“Boards That Lead,” a new book co-authored by Prof. of Management Michael Useem, is highlighted in an article about the evolution of corporate boards.

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December 7, 2013 | In the News | El Pais (Spain)

Prof. Mauro Guillen in El Pais (Spain)

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on the long-term outlook for commodity prices. (in Spanish)

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December 6, 2013 | In the News | WBUR's "Here and Now"   contains audio content

Prof. Peter Cappelli on WBUR’s “Here and Now”

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is interviewed about whether the federal minimum wage should be increased.

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