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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RAJ210x141
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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size_590_wharton
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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Schrift_Rom-210x141
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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erwann michel-kerjann
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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mitchell_olivia_alt
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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raff_daniel
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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klein_katherine_alt1
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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gomes_joao
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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Mollick-Bidwell
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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ittner_christopher
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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rothbard-cropped
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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mitchell-milkman
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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grant_adam_alt
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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wachter_susan
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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bell_david
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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useem_michael_alt
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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chaudhuri_saikat-NEW
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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berger_jonah
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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fader_peter_customer-relationships
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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beyond digital
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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shell_richard
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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mogilner_cassie
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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Strategic Value of Customer Relationships
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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mitchell_olivia_alt
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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Ezekiel Emanuel
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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zaring_david
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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hosanagar_kartik
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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useem_michael_alt
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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guillen_mauro
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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cappelli_peter
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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Professor Mark Duggan, Faculty Director of the Wharton Public Policy Initiative
December 6, 2013 | In the News | WHYY's Newsworks   contains audio content

Prof. Mark Duggan on WHYY’s Newsworks

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan comments on alternative Medicaid plans for individual states.

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Wharton Africa Business Forum
December 6, 2013 | Feature Stories

Brain Drain in Africa in Full Reversal

A panel at the Wharton Africa Business Forum discusses dynamic new opportunities with the revival of talent and “passionate entrepreneurship.” (via Wharton Magazine)

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wachter_susan
December 6, 2013 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Susan Wachter in MarketWatch

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter discusses foreclosure activity on multimillion-dollar homes.

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siegel_jeremy
December 5, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is interviewed about the stock market outlook for 2014.

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grant_adam_alt
December 5, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Adam Grant in Forbes

Prof. of Management Adam Grant, author of “Give and Take,” is noted for his research on effective negotiation strategies.

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India_conference
December 5, 2013 | In the News | India West

India Innovation Conference and Wharton | San Francisco in India West

Penn’s recent India Innovation Conference, which was held at Wharton | San Francisco, is spotlighted.

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kw_baker_momentum
December 4, 2013 | Press Releases

Knowledge@Wharton Announces Dates, Speakers and Venue for High Velocity Growth 2014, the Retail and Consumer Goods Summit

Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s online research and business analysis journal, today announced it will launch a conference for senior executives in the consumer goods and retail industries.

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hitt_lorin
December 3, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Lorin Hitt in Forbes

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Lorin Hitt is noted for his research on examining talent shortages at the regional level.

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mitchell_olivia_alt
December 3, 2013 | In the News | ThinkAdvisor

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on ThinkAdvisor

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell comments on the challenges facing Americans nearing retirement age, such as changes in pension plans and financial insecurity.

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small_deborah
December 2, 2013 | In the News | The Philippine Star

Prof. Deborah Small in The Philippine Star

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Deborah Small is cited for her study on how emotions drive charitable giving.

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town_robert
December 2, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Robert Town on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Assoc. Prof. of Health Care Management Robert Town is interviewed about the process involved in acquiring health insurance through Healthcare.gov.

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Mark-Duggan
December 2, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Mark Duggan in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan explains why some Americans may receive a “marriage penalty” under the Affordable Care Act.

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Ezekiel Emanuel
December 1, 2013 | In the News | NBC’s “Meet The Press” contains video content

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel on NBC’s “Meet The Press”

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel is interviewed about improvements made to the U.S. government’s health insurance marketplace.

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shropshire_kenneth
November 29, 2013 | 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 offers commentary on the salaries of college football coaches.

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friedman_stewart_alt
November 29, 2013 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Washington Post

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman discusses his new book, “Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family,” which highlights his longitudinal study of Wharton graduates.

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kahn-cropped
November 28, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the challenges facing small businesses on Black Friday.

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chaudhuri_saikat-NEW
November 28, 2013 | In the News | PaGaLGuY(India)

Prof. Saikat Chaudhuri in PaGaLGuY(India)

Adjunct Assoc. Prof. of Management Saikat Chaudhuri is interviewed about his educational background, career achievements, and current role as Executive Director of Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management.

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hoch_stephen
November 27, 2013 | In the News | All Things Digital

Prof. Stephen Hoch on All Things Digital

Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch is interviewed about his research on spending time vs. spending money, particularly as it relates to Black Friday shopping.

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duggan_mark
November 27, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Mark Duggan in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan discusses outreach efforts for the Affordable Care Act.

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Facebook-like
November 27, 2013 | Feature Stories

‘Like’ This Blog to Maximize Brand Messaging

Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar examined how to best utilize social media during a recent webinar. (via Wharton Magazine)

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zhang_john
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. John Zhang in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on the challenges retailers face when pricing items.

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useem_michael_alt
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Michael Useem in Bloomberg News

Prof. of Management Michael Useem offers commentary on the high rate of CEO turnover in the U.S.

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bradlow_eric
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Huffington Post

Prof. Eric Bradlow in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Marketing Eric Bradlow explains how retailers are using big data to analyze consumer behavior.

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ulrich_karl
November 26, 2013 | 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 writes about the biggest challenge to capitalism in the coming years.

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werbach_kevin
November 26, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Kevin Werbach in the New York Times

Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is interviewed about how the N.S.A. may have accessed data from technology companies via fiber-optic cables.

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kahn-cropped
November 26, 2013 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Barbara Kahn on CNNMoney.com

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the struggles facing brick-and-mortar retailers.

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wachter_susan
November 25, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Susan Wachter on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter comments on the history of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

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guillen_mauro
November 23, 2013 | In the News | El País (Spain)

Prof. Mauro Guillen in El País (Spain)

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on Germany’s current account surplus. (in Spanish)

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Milkman_Volpp_News
November 22, 2013 | In the News | Inc.

Profs. Katherine Milkman and Kevin Volpp in Inc.

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman and Prof. of Medicine and Health Care Management Kevin Volpp are featured for their research on the benefits of pairing guilty pleasures with healthy activities.

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Kenneth Cole
November 22, 2013 | Feature Stories

This Was a Kenneth Cole Penn Production

At an event co-sponsored by Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center, famed designer Kenneth Cole promoted his new book—as well as social activism, social media and shoes. (via Wharton Magazine)

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hoch_stephen
November 21, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media’s “Marketplace”   contains audio content

Prof. Stephen Hoch on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch is interviewed about Target’s marketing strategy in comparison to Walmart’s.

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Patty and Jay Baker
November 21, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Jay H. Baker Retailing Center in the Philadelphia Inquirer

The tenth anniversary celebration of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, which was established by Patty and Jay Baker (W’56), is spotlighted.

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hosanagar_kartik
November 21, 2013 | In the News | Wired

Prof. Kartik Hosanagar in Wired

Assoc. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Kartik Hosanagar discusses his research on the difficulty of predicting viral hits and the power of social influence.

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shell_richard
November 21, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Richard Shell in Forbes

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management Richard Shell is noted for offering insights on personal and professional success in his new book, “Springboard.”

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kahn-cropped
November 20, 2013 | In the News | Science World Report

Prof. Barbara Kahn in Science World Report

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is noted for her study on why too many images may overwhelm online holiday shoppers.

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mitchell_olivia
November 20, 2013 | In the News | CNBC.com

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on CNBC.com

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is cited for her research on financial literacy among Americans nearing retirement age.

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cutright_keisha
November 20, 2013 | In the News | Newstrack India

Prof. Keisha Cutright in Newstrack India

Asst. Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is noted for her study on the advantages of pairing dissimilar brands in television commercials.

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useem_michael
November 19, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Michael Useem in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses the trend of corporate boards recruiting former CEOs.

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mack institute
November 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Wharton’s Mack Institute Teams with Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation for First-ever Joint Conference, Featuring J.D. Power III

The Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will host its annual Fall Conference in Philadelphia on November 22, 2013 on the topic of “When Disruptive Technologies Meet Integrated Systems: Who Captures the Value?”

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wang_shing-yi
November 18, 2013 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Shing-Yi Wang in the Los Angeles Times

Asst. Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Shing-Yi Wang is cited for her research finding that students who cheat are more likely to want government jobs.

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tetlock_philip
November 17, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Philip Tetlock in the New York Times

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Philip Tetlock is noted for his research on how people’s “sacred values” impact their responses to economic incentives.

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friedman_stewart
November 17, 2013 | In the News | New Hampshire Public Radio   contains audio content

Prof. Stewart Friedman on New Hampshire Public Radio

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman is interviewed about the challenges of managing a flexible workplace.

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baker_10-years
November 15, 2013 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Baker Retailing Center to Celebrate a Decade of State-of-the-Art Knowledge Creation and Education

The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a gala at the Annenberg Center on the Philadelphia campus on November 19.

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Jeff Weiner
November 15, 2013 | Feature Stories

Jeff Weiner’s Five Tools

Jeff Weiner, W’92, CEO of LinkedIn, shares the qualities that he looks for in a leader. (via Wharton Magazine)

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macmillan_ian
November 14, 2013 | In the News | MarketWatch

Prof. Ian MacMillan in MarketWatch

Prof. of Management Ian MacMillan offers insights on how older workers can engage in social entrepreneurship.

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schweitzer_maurice
November 13, 2013 | In the News | Les Affaires (France)

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Les Affaires (France)

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is noted for his research on why unethical behavior can trigger positive emotions. (in French)

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Lindsay Beck
November 12, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Wharton Alumna Lindsay Beck in the New York Times

Wharton alumna Lindsay Beck, WG’13, is noted for her idea of developing a stock market for nonprofits.

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mollick_ethan
November 12, 2013 | In the News | Al Jazeera America

Prof. Ethan Mollick in Al Jazeera America

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick discusses how big data and video games can be used to find qualified job candidates.

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sepinwall_amy
November 12, 2013 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Amy Sepinwall in Washington Post

Asst. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Amy Sepinwall writes an op-ed about the culpability of leaders in criminal enterprises.

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lauder institute
November 12, 2013 | Press Releases

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies Announces the Launch of its First Fundraising and Engagement Campaign

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School are pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural fundraising and engagement campaign: The Lauder Institute Challenge: Investing in Global Leaders.

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ulrich_karl_alt
November 11, 2013 | In the News | Wired

Prof. Karl Ulrich in Wired

Vice Dean of Innovation Karl Ulrich is noted for co-developing a revamped ice cream scoop with help from students attending his MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on product design.

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siegel_jeremy
November 11, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Jeremy Siegel in the New York Times

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses his research on the long-term performance of value stocks versus growth stocks.

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cappelli_peter
November 10, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli writes an op-ed about why college students — and their parents — should beware of specialized, vocational degree programs.

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Wharton_Alumnae
November 8, 2013 | Feature Stories

On, About & For More Leadership

Wharton alumnae talk about their own experiences on campus, in the workforce and at the heights of leadership. (via Wharton Magazine)

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guillen_mauro
November 7, 2013 | In the News | L'AGEFI (France)

Prof. Mauro Guillen in L’AGEFI (France)

Research co-authored by Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen is cited in an article about Santander’s retail banking brand. (in French; subscription required)

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friedman_stewart
November 7, 2013 | In the News | Globe and Mail

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Globe and Mail

“Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family,” a Wharton Digital Press book authored by Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman, is featured.

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taylor_luke
November 6, 2013 | In the News | Barron's

Prof. Luke Taylor in Barron’s

Asst. Prof. of Finance Luke Taylor cites an analysis by his students on the fair price per share for Twitter.

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berger_jonah
November 6, 2013 | In the News | NewsWorks

Prof. Jonah Berger on NewsWorks

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses the effectiveness of public awareness campaigns, such as “Movember.”

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kahn-cropped
November 5, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn comments on retailers’ plans to open online fulfillment centers in Pennsylvania.

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social-impact-initiative
November 5, 2013 | In the News | Fast Company

Wharton Social Impact Initiative in Fast Company

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is noted for its work with the City of Philadelphia to foster public safety-focused social innovations.

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wind_jerry
November 5, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Jerry Wind in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing Jerry Wind is noted for his study of what advertising might look like in the year 2020.

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guillen_mauro
November 4, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Mauro Guillen on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen is interviewed about Africa’s population trends and the recent World Retail Congress Africa in Johannesburg.

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Ezekiel Emanuel
November 4, 2013 | In the News | MSNBC.com

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel on MSNBC.com

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel co-authors an op-ed about the Affordable Care Act’s new health insurance exchanges.

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hsu_david
November 4, 2013 | In the News | Small Business Trends

Prof. David Hsu in Small Business Trends

Assoc. Prof. of Management David Hsu is featured for his study on how IPOs and acquisitions can dampen entrepreneurial innovation.

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siegel_jeremy
November 4, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Jeremy Siegel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel is interviewed about his year-end predictions for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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cappelli_peter
November 4, 2013 | In the News | Human Resource Executive

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Human Resource Executive

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli writes about why employers should make retention practices a higher priority.

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pauly_mark
November 3, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Mark Pauly in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly discusses whether zero-premium health insurance plans, available under the Affordable Care Act, will appeal to young people.

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Jon Huntsman Sr
November 2, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Wharton Alumnus Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. in the New York Times

Jon M. Huntsman, Sr., W’59, Hon’96, is featured for his support of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, a research and treatment center.

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zaring_david
November 1, 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 progress made by the Dodd-Frank Act.

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tetlock_philip
November 1, 2013 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Philip Tetlock in the Washington Post

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Philip Tetlock is noted for his research on factors that lead forecasters to make good predictions.

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culture quest
November 1, 2013 | Feature Stories

Lost & Found on an International Vision Quest

Lauder Institute students take on the historic Orient Express—and language barriers, bandits and local customs— in Culture Quest, the Institute’s version of “The Amazing Race.” (via Wharton Magazine)

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kimberly_john
October 31, 2013 | In the News | CNN.com

Prof. John Kimberly on CNN.com

Prof. of Management John Kimberly writes an op-ed on why President Obama should focus on fixing problems with Healthcare.gov, rather than fire Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

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handbury_jessie
October 31, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Jessie Handbury in the Wall Street Journal

Asst. Prof. of Real Estate Jessie Handbury is cited for her research, which finds that consumer price indexes tend to overstate true inflation.

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lauder institute
October 30, 2013 | In the News | Inc.

Wharton’s Lauder Institute in Inc.

Wharton alumnus Peter Cohan, WG’85, shares lessons entrepreneurs can learn from Wharton’s Lauder Institute, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

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grant_adam_alt
October 30, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Adam Grant in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Management Adam Grant is interviewed about his research on the relationship between economics and greed.

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knowledgeatwharton_smla
October 29, 2013 | Press Releases

Office of Science and Technology Policy Presidential Fellow to Keynote Knowledge@Wharton Social Media Leadership Awards

Martin Ringlein, Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy, will keynote the Social Media Leadership Awards at the Wharton School on December 9, 2013.

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milkman_berger
October 28, 2013 | In the News | Marketing Tech

Profs. Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman in Marketing Tech

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

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kinney_june
October 28, 2013 | Feature Stories

New Wharton Scholarship Named for June Kinney

A new University of Pennsylvania Wharton School scholarship for the study of health care management has been named in honor of June Kinney, the long-time Associate Director of that department. (via Penn LDI)

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flood
October 27, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Wharton flood insurance research in the Wall Street Journal

A Wharton study is cited on the prevalence of flood insurance in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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schweitzer_maurice
October 26, 2013 | In the News | Lifehacker

Prof. Maurice Schweitzer in Lifehacker

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Maurice Schweitzer is noted for his study of how apologies impact perceptions of trustworthiness.

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exec-ed
October 25, 2013 | Press Releases

Wharton, FINRA Kick Off Final Session of the 2013 Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional Program on Nov. 11

The Wharton School’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education and FINRA are marking their 13th year offering securities industry compliance and regulatory professionals the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge through the Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional TM (CRCP) Program.

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Kenneth Chenault
October 24, 2013 | Feature Stories

Taking the Leadership Challenge

Wharton undergraduate student Stephanie Nam writes about a recent Wharton Leadership Lecture from American Express Chairman and CEO Kenneth Chenault, which she found both reassuring and inspiring. (via Wharton Magazine)

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kahn-cropped
October 22, 2013 | In the News | CNBC contains video content

Prof. Barbara Kahn on CNBC

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is interviewed about whether Americans will spend more money than last year during the upcoming holiday shopping season.

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grant_adam_alt
October 22, 2013 | In the News | Psychology Today

Prof. Adam Grant in Psychology Today

Prof. of Management Adam Grant writes about whether studying economics discourages cooperation, altruism, and generosity.

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Lawrence Klein
October 22, 2013 | Feature Stories

In Memoriam: Lawrence Klein

In Memoriam: Lawrence Klein, former Wharton and Penn professor, Nobel laureate, and inventor of the “Wharton model” of the U.S. economy

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Ezekiel Emanuel
October 22, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in the New York Times

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel writes an op-ed about how to fix the glitches on HealthCare.gov.

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friedman_stewart
October 22, 2013 | In the News | Huffington Post

Prof. Stewart Friedman in the Huffington Post

Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman, author of the new Wharton Digital Press book “Baby Bust,” writes about policy changes needed to support the next generation of parents and children.

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robertson_thomas
October 21, 2013 | In the News | Les Echos (France)

Dean Thomas Robertson in Les Echos (France)

Dean Thomas Robertson is interviewed from Wharton’s Global Forum in Paris about the School’s commitment to innovation, social impact, and global leadership. (in French)

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mitchell_olivia
October 21, 2013 | In the News | WHYY’s “Radio Times"   contains audio content

Prof. Olivia Mitchell on WHYY’s “Radio Times”

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell discusses money management education as a means of improving financial literacy.

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berger_jonah
October 20, 2013 | In the News | Los Angeles Times

Prof. Jonah Berger in the Los Angeles Times

Assoc. Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger explains how technology has impacted word-of-mouth marketing.

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guillen_mauro
October 19, 2013 | In the News | El País (Spain)

Prof. Mauro Guillen in El País (Spain)

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen co-authors an op-ed on growth strategies for multinational companies. (in Spanish)

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goldstein_itay
October 19, 2013 | In the News | The Economist

Prof. Itay Goldstein in the Economist

Prof. of Finance Itay Goldstein is cited for his research on how housing price increases affect commercial lending.

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volpp_kevin
October 18, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media’s “Marketplace”   contains audio content

Prof. Kevin Volpp on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Prof. of Medicine and Health Care Management Kevin Volpp is interviewed about the effectiveness of employer-sponsored health incentive programs.

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mollick_ethan
October 18, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News

Prof. Ethan Mollick in Bloomberg News

Asst. Prof. of Management Ethan Mollick is interviewed about his research on fraudulent Kickstarter projects.

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kunreuther_howard
October 18, 2013 | In the News | Tampa Tribune

Prof. Howard Kunreuther in the Tampa Tribune

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Howard Kunreuther discusses flood insurance options in Florida.

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Baby-Bust
October 18, 2013 | Feature Stories

Free Chapter of “Baby Bust” from Wharton Digital Press

A free chapter of “Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family,” authored by Practice Prof. of Management Stewart Friedman, is now available for download from Wharton Digital Press.

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Ashton Kutcher_Bobby Turner
October 18, 2013 | Feature Stories

Ashton Kutcher Talks with Wharton Alum in Social Impact Speaker Series

Want to change the world? First, change yourself. That was the theme of the night, during a recent tableside chat between Wharton alumnus Bobby Turner (W’84) and actor, producer and tech investor Ashton Kutcher. (via Wharton Social Impact Initiative)

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jacobs-levy
October 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to Host Forum on Quantitative Finance and Award the Inaugural Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation

The Wharton School’s Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research will host the first Forum on Quantitative Finance on October 23, 2013.

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siegel_jeremy
October 17, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg Television contains video content

Prof. Jeremy Siegel and Alumnus Mark Zandi on Bloomberg Television

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel and alumnus Mark Zandi (W’81, GR’06) are interviewed about the economic impact of the government shutdown.

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October 16, 2013 | In the News | USA Today

Prof. Mark Pauly in USA Today

Prof. of Health Care Management Mark Pauly offers commentary on the federal health insurance exchange website.

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October 16, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. Barbara Kahn in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn comments on Verizon Wireless’ launch of same-day delivery of phones in the Philadelphia area.

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October 15, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Profs. Mauro Guillen, Olivia Mitchell, and Susan Wachter in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen, Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell, and Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter discuss what would happen if the U.S. government defaults on its debt.

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October 15, 2013 | In the News | Economist

Prof. Santosh Anagol in the Economist

Asst. Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Santosh Anagol is featured for his research on the profitability of livestock investments in developing countries.

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October 15, 2013 | Press Releases

Innovative Marketing is Focus of Wharton Executive Education’s First Online Program

For the first time in its history, Wharton Executive Education is offering executives anywhere in the world the chance to enroll in a premier program online called the Strategic Value of Customer Relationships.

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October 14, 2013 | In the News | Associated Press

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the Associated Press

Prof. of Business Economics and Olivia Mitchell explains why many older workers are delaying retirement.

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October 14, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Amanda Starc on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Asst. Prof. of Health Care Management Amanda Starc is interviewed about confusion over Medicare enrollment options.

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October 14, 2013 | In the News | New York Times

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in the New York Times

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel comments on states that aren’t participating in federal health insurance exchanges or in a federally funded expansion of Medicaid.

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October 14, 2013 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Marshall Fisher in Forbes

Prof. of Operations and Information Management Marshall Fisher is noted for co-authoring “The New Science of Retailing,” which explores the role of analytics in inventory management.

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October 14, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. David Bell in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Prof. of Marketing David Bell comments on social media marketing strategies for real estate firms.

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October 13, 2013 | In the News | NPR   contains audio content

Prof. Philip Tetlock on NPR

“Penn Integrates Knowledge” Prof. Philip Tetlock is interviewed about his research on why experts often make inaccurate predictions.

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October 11, 2013 | In the News | CNNMoney.com

Prof. Kent Smetters on CNNMoney.com

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters is cited for his research on why few people buy immediate annuities.

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October 11, 2013 | Feature Stories contains video content

Moving to College: Kevin and Bart

Wharton freshman Kevin Hidalgo realizes his dream of attending college with the support of his family and his mentor, Bart. (via iMentor)

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October 10, 2013 | 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 writes about factors that affect the cost of higher education in the U.S.

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October 9, 2013 | In the News | Wired

Prof. David Robertson in Wired

Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management David Robertson writes about how LEGO’s efforts to boost innovation have evolved over the years.

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October 9, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Sigal Barsade in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade discusses her research on emotional contagion in the workplace.

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October 9, 2013 | In the News | Huffington Post contains video content

Prof. Richard Shell in the Huffington Post

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management Richard Shell shares insights from his new book, “Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search For Success.”

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October 9, 2013 | In the News | Fortune

Prof. Michael Useem in Fortune

Prof. of Management Michael Useem comments on how politicians’ pride is impacting the government shutdown.

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October 7, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"   contains audio content

Prof. Shawndra Hill on American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Shawndra Hill is interviewed about how Twitter collects data related to consumer perceptions.

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