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Wharton to Host 52nd Annual Global Forum in New York City, June 13-15

WHAT: 52nd ANNUAL WHARTON GLOBAL FORUM You are invited to the first Wharton Global Forum ever to be held in New York City, home to Wharton’s largest alumni population. This event will bring together alumni speakers — leaders in business, government, media, academia, and the nonprofit world — to share their deep expertise and elite insider perspectives with the ...Read More
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New Book Explains Why Long-Term Thinking Is Your Best Short-Term Strategy

In GO LONG, authors Dennis Carey, Brian Dumaine, Michael Useem, and Rodney Zemmel reveal how some of the world’s most prominent business leaders resisted short-term pressures to successfully manage their organizations for the long term, and in turn, aim to create more jobs, more satisfied customers, and more shareholder wealth. PHILADELPHIA, PA, MAY 8, 2018—The lifespans ...Read More
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How Smart Companies Are Competing with Amazon

BARBARA E. KAHN’S NEW BOOK, THE SHOPPING REVOLUTION, REVEALS A FRAMEWORK THAT ANY COMPANY CAN USE TO CREATE A POWERFUL RETAIL STRATEGY PHILADELPHIA, PA, MAY 3, 2018—A quick look at the headlines reveals the challenges facing retailers… Retail defaults are at a historic high, with Toys R Us, Claire’s, and other retailers filing bankruptcy. The decline ...Read More
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Wharton Customer Analytics to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Annual Conference Featuring Evite, Cadillac and Microsoft

Two-day event will explore how companies leverage analytics with keynote addresses and hands-on seminars PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiatives (WCAI), a part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will host its annual conference, Successful Applications of Customer Analytics, May 9-10, 2018 at the Inn at Penn. The event will feature ...Read More
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Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business Wins Annual WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Wharton Research Data Services, SSRN and Elsevier are pleased to announce Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business as the winner of the 2018 North America WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™, honoring emerging business schools. Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government ...Read More
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Counting to Save Lives: Sanguis Wins 2018 Startup Challenge Perlman Grand Prize with Medical Device for Chemotherapy Patients

Startup Showcase A Huge Success, Featuring Startups From Across Penn PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 30, 2018—Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winner of the second annual Startup Challenge, sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92: Sanguis, founded by Divyansh Agarwal, GR’23, M’23, Prateek Agarwal, M’19, WG’20, and Daniel Zhang, GR’23, M’23. The Showcase took place on April ...Read More
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myAgro Wins $250,000 Lipman Family Prize

Operation ASHA and Ubuntu Pathways Win $50,000 Each Philadelphia, PA – myAgro has been named as the winner of the 2018 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from more than 100 applicants around the globe, myAgro is a pioneering mobile layaway saving model that enables smallholder farmers to invest in seeds to improve their harvests ...Read More

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    Following Venezuela’s presidential election on Sunday, experts say the country’s economic and humanitarian crises will only worsen unless key players like Russia and China work with the U.S. to find a solution.
  • Network Synergy: A New Way to Value M&A May 22, 2018
    Research by Wharton’s Exequiel Hernandez shows that corporate alliances matter nearly as much as internal synergies in valuing M&A.
  • Can Bundled Payments Help Control Health Care Costs? May 21, 2018
    Hospitals can cut medical bills and raise the quality of care by bundling up multiple services in one bill, notes new research by Penn medicine's Amol Navathe.
  • Can Tesla Avoid a Breakdown? May 21, 2018
    Tesla is ahead of its competition in many regards -- and, despite some recent controversial comments, CEO Elon Musk is considered to be a big reason why. But can the company make the jump from being a niche novelty to mass-market car company?
  • Why Monarchies Rule When It Comes to Standard of Living May 18, 2018
    New research by Wharton’s Mauro Guillen explores how the long-term effects of monarchies are good for economies.
  • Lowering Drug Prices: Will the Cost Outweigh the Cure? May 18, 2018
    President Trump’s recently announced plan to lower prescription drug prices could benefit consumers in the short run, but it may end up hurting new drug development, experts say.
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