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September 1, 2015 | Press Releases
Wharton School to Offer New “Business Analytics” Specialization on Coursera Online Learning Platform
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced it will offer a “Business Analytics” Specialization through Coursera: the first comprehensive set of courses to teach not just what Big Data is, but how data is used to make real business decisions.
August 28, 2015 | Feature Stories | Poets & Quants
Wharton MOOCs in accounting, corporate finance, and social entrepreneurship are noted as “essential business MOOCs in September.”
August 19, 2015 | In the News | Huffington Post
Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Judd Kessler is featured for a new study on the impact that summer employment programs have on young people.
August 19, 2015 | In the News | Fast Company
Prof. of Operations, Information and Decisions Katherine Milkman is featured for her research on temptation bundling and the “fresh start effect.”
August 19, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal
Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Peter Conti-Brown discusses the raise that Bank of America’s directors voted to give themselves.
August 19, 2015 | In the News | People Magazine
Prof. of Marketing Peter Fader shares his thoughts on a retailer “divorcing” a customer.
August 17, 2015 | In the News | U.S. News & World Report
Prof. of Health Care Management Lawton Burns is noted for his research on the cost and quality of hospitals in 15 major health care markets.
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It's obvious that customers will prefer to deal with sales associates who really know their products. But you'll be surprised how huge a difference it makes to the bottom line. ...
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Kiva cofounder Jessica Jackley’s new book urges would-be entrepreneurs not to wait for the perfect conditions to build a start-up....
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President Barack Obama’s new push for more wind and solar power could help drive clean energy innovation. But the game-changer would be a carbon tax, says a Penn expert....
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A high number of retirees have equity in a home that could generate income, but few tap its potential. Wharton’s Jack Guttentag offers suggestions on how the reverse mortgage market could be substantially improved. ...
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China’s all-out efforts to address fears over its growth prospects have raised fresh questions about the underlying factors affecting its economy....
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China’s yuan depreciation is the latest blow to Latin American commodity exporters. Is it a significant threat to the region’s future growth?...
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In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, finance professor Jeremy Siegel says he thinks the Dow ultimately could drop 15% from recent highs before recovering to around 19,000 by the end of the year....