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May 27, 2015 | Feature Stories

Knowledge@Wharton Books

Knowledge@Wharton Books: Insights and inspiration business leaders can use today—from The Wharton School’s online journal of business analysis.

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May 21, 2015 | In the News | USA Today

Prof. Olivia Mitchell in the USA Today

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Olivia Mitchell shares her thoughts on how to fix America’s retirement problems.

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May 20, 2015 | In the News | CityLab

Prof. Todd Sinai in CityLab

Prof. of Real Estate Todd Sinai is noted for his research on the American housing affordability crisis.

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May 20, 2015 | In the News | Washington Post

Prof. Michael Useem and Luis Ballesteros in the Washington Post

Prof. of Management Michael Useem and Management doctoral student Luis Ballesteros explain why companies should consider donating to the ongoing relief efforts in Nepal.

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May 19, 2015 | In the News | Ozy

Profs. Nancy Rothbard and Cade Massey in Ozy

Prof. of Management Nancy Rothbard and Practice Prof. of Operations and Information Management Cade Massey offer commentary on using a management aptitude test to identify good managers.

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May 19, 2015 | In the News | Iowa Public Radio

Prof. Sigal Barsade on Iowa Public Radio

Prof. of Management Sigal Barsade discusses the power of love in the workplace.

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May 18, 2015 | In the News | WHYY's Newsworks

Prof. Pinar Yildirim on WHYY’s Newsworks

Prof. of Marketing Pinar Yildirim discusses Philadelphia’s new bike-share program.

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John Nash’s Legacy Lives on in Business Strategy

With his work in game theory, late Nobel laureate John Nash transformed the field of strategy formulation in organizations. The millennial generation will help unlock the full value of his ideas, say Wharton experts....

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Is the U.S. Stock Market Overvalued?

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen caused a stir recently when she said that stock valuations were “generally quite high.” But are stocks overvalued? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere weigh in. ...

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Who’s the Most Attractive Investment Opportunity of All? Good-looking Men

Investors are much more likely to be receptive to business pitches from attractive male entrepreneurs than from “average Joes,” Wharton’s Laura Huang finds. ...

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Investing in India: Lots of Optimism, but No ‘Short-term Fixes’

At the Wharton India Economic Forum, panelists discussed the investment opportunities in India and the challenges facing the country’s evolution into a global economic power....

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How to Convince Workers to Quit Smoking – by Making a Bet

New Wharton research finds that smokers are more likely to quit if their own money is at stake. The bigger challenge, however, may be figuring out how to structure an incentive program so they’re willing to take the risk. ...

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Are Financial Penalties Enough to Deter Banks’ Bad Behavior?

News that five of the world’s biggest banks will plead guilty to rigging global currency markets has raised concerns about whether fines are effective deterrents to fraudulent behavior....

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What Is Art? Surprisingly, Crowdfunders and Experts Agree

Crowds are smarter than one might think. A Wharton research paper shows that the artistic tastes of the masses are remarkably aligned with those of experts.
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