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December 4, 2013 | Press Releases
Knowledge@Wharton Announces Dates, Speakers and Venue for High Velocity Growth 2014, the Retail and Consumer Goods Summit
Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s online research and business analysis journal, today announced it will launch a conference for senior executives in the consumer goods and retail industries.
November 27, 2013 | In the News | Philadelphia Inquirer
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Mark Duggan discusses outreach efforts for the Affordable Care Act.
November 27, 2013 | Feature Stories
Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar examined how to best utilize social media during a recent webinar. (via Wharton Magazine)
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal
Prof. of Marketing John Zhang comments on the challenges retailers face when pricing items.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | Bloomberg News
Prof. of Management Michael Useem offers commentary on the high rate of CEO turnover in the U.S.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | New York Times
Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is interviewed about how the N.S.A. may have accessed data from technology companies via fiber-optic cables.
November 26, 2013 | In the News | CNNMoney.com
Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the struggles facing brick-and-mortar retailers.
November 25, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media's "Marketplace"
Prof. of Real Estate and Finance Susan Wachter comments on the history of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.
November 23, 2013 | In the News | El País (Spain)
Prof. of Management Mauro Guillen offers commentary on Germany’s current account surplus. (in Spanish)
November 22, 2013 | In the News | 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.
November 22, 2013 | Feature Stories
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)
November 21, 2013 | In the News | American Public Media’s “Marketplace”
Prof. of Marketing Stephen Hoch is interviewed about Target’s marketing strategy in comparison to Walmart’s.
November 21, 2013 | In the News | 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.
November 21, 2013 | In the News | 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.
November 21, 2013 | In the News | 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.”
November 20, 2013 | In the News | Science World Report
Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn is noted for her study on why too many images may overwhelm online holiday shoppers.
November 20, 2013 | In the News | CNBC.com
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell is cited for her research on financial literacy among Americans nearing retirement age.
November 20, 2013 | In the News | Newstrack India
Asst. Prof. of Marketing Keisha Cutright is noted for her study on the advantages of pairing dissimilar brands in television commercials.
November 19, 2013 | In the News | Wall Street Journal
Prof. of Management Michael Useem discusses the trend of corporate boards recruiting former CEOs.
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?”