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Wharton Executive Education Announces Health Care Leadership and Management: Leading Through Change

PHILADELPHIA, November 30, 2023 – In response to the myriad of changes revolutionizing the health care industry, the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has launched a new open-enrollment program Health Care Leadership and Management: Leading Through Change. Drawing on faculty expertise from Wharton’s MBA and Health ...Read More

Wharton Executive Education Launches Executive Influence: Increasing Your Impact with Persuasion and Power

PHILADELPHIA, September 21, 2023 – Many executives are tempted to assume that if they’re smart, hardworking, and creative, corporate recognition and career success will naturally follow. But research shows they must also possess the critical skill of influencing people. That is why the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University ...Read More

Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize to Honor Kyle for Market Microstructure at September Conference

PHILADELPHIA, September 15, 2023—The 2023 Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation will be awarded to Albert S. “Pete” Kyle at a conference hosted by the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The event will be held Friday, September 22 in New York. Kyle ...Read More

Wharton in the News

Why do millennials know so much about personal finance? (Hint: Ask their parents.)
USA Today | November 30, 2023
Vice Dean Mauro Guillen breaks down generational differences in discussions around money.

The hidden expense that’s sucking $74 billion out of the economy
Business Insider | November 30, 2023
Prof. Mark Pauly breaks down the rising cost of homeowner’s insurance.

Shein Faces a Tough Market and Tougher Questions on the Road to IPO
Barron’s | November 29, 2023
Prof. David Hsu discusses Shein’s rumored IPO.

The Best Companies for Future Leaders
TIME | November 29, 2023
Prof. Peter Cappelli and Emeritus Prof. Michael Useem share their insights on optimizing career progression.

Everybody Knows Flo From Progressive. Who Is Stephanie Courtney?
The New York Times | November 25, 2023
Prof. Cait Lamberton provides an explation to the puzzle of Flo from Progressive’s likability. 

‘A lot quieter’ Black Friday brings out discount hunters
Reuters | November 25, 2023
Prof. Barbara Kahn explains that people are more value conscious this holiday season.

Contractors are busy building single-family homes. That’s good news on a lot of fronts.
Marketplace | November 24, 2023
Prof. Susan Wachter says the economy might avoid a recession next year, if home construction keeps increasing. 

How Effective Are Recurring Holiday Ads?
Adweek | November 21, 2023
Prof. Pinar Yildirim discusses how consumers respond to holiday marketing tactics.

Wall Street heads to court to fend off Biden’s regulators
Reuters | November 21, 2023
Prof. David Zaring’s research on legal challenges to the Fed’s policymaking demonstrate that neither industry groups nor individual lenders have filed more than one suit over the past decade.

The Share of Americans Who Are Mortgage-Free Is at an All-Time High
Bloomberg | November 17, 2023
Prof. Michael Roberts argues that there are factors to consider besides dollars and cents when it comes to mortgages.

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