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October 7, 2015 | Press Releases
New Wharton Research Shows “Doing Well While Doing Good” Is Viable Investment Strategy, Investors Seeking Social Impact Can Receive Comparable Returns
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today the release of a new report, “Great Expectations: Mission Preservation and Financial Performance in Impact Investments.” The new study provides an objective, rigorous look at two of the most important aspects of impact investing: financial returns and long-term impact.
September 30, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post
Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli is noted for his book “Will College Pay Off?: A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You’ll Ever Make.”
September 30, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace
Prof. of Marketing Barbara Kahn discusses the future of the Ralph Lauren Corporation after the resignation of CEO Ralph Lauren.
September 29, 2015 | In the News | CNBC's "Halftime Report"
Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel discusses the Fed’s recent decision not to raise interest rates.
September 29, 2015 | In the News | Forbes
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell shares her thoughts on an overhaul of Chile’s retirement system.
September 29, 2015 | Feature Stories | Poets & Quants
Various members of Wharton’s eclectic MBA Class of 2017 are highlighted in Poets & Quants.
September 28, 2015 | In the News | WHYY's "Radio Times"
Prof. of Management John Paul MacDuffie is interviewed about the fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
September 27, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal
Prof. of Accounting Brian Bushee is cited for his research examining trading volume after private meetings between investors and senior executives from public companies.
September 26, 2015 | In the News | Time
Prof. of Management Adam Grant is featured for his research on givers, matchers, and takers.
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While numerous factors play into whether a country has a dynamic financial market, there's one in particular that stands out, Wharton’s Mauro Guillen finds in a new paper....
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Opinion is sharply divided on the potential impact of the TPP in protecting and creating jobs, supporting the environment and safeguarding pharmaceutical innovation....
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The U.S. dollar accounts for 83% of total transactions and more than 90% of bank deposits in Cambodia. The central bank is now urging citizens to use the riel, the country’s local currency. ...
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Low oil prices, discouraging finds, pressure from environmentalists and high regulatory costs forced Shell's decision last week to quit drilling in the Alaskan Arctic. ...
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Recent regional elections in Catalonia, viewed as an indirect referendum on independence from Spain, produced results that won’t be cleared up until January. But the vote may have improved chances for a compromise solution....
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In the new book 'Superforecasting,' Wharton professor Philip Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner look into why making predictions is so difficult — and how we can become better at making them....
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Emerging markets used to be seen as the new economic "locomotive.” But many of them – including Brazil and South Africa – are feeling the brunt of China’s economic slowdown and are facing other serious problems as well. ...