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Ice Bucket Challenge. Handdrawn illustration of four persons linked to one idea
January 27, 2016 | In the News | Mashable

Prof. Jonah Berger on Mashable

Prof. of Marketing Jonah Berger discusses why certain content goes viral.

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January 27, 2016 | In the News | Wall Street Journal

Prof. Karl Ulrich in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. of Operations, Information and Decisions Karl Ulrich discusses the value in merging entrepreneurship with a strong education.

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January 27, 2016 | In the News | Financial Times

Dean Geoffrey Garrett in the Financial Times

Dean Geoffrey Garrett shares his thoughts on studying for an MBA.

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January 27, 2016 | Press Releases

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Announces $10 Million Gift to Name and Expand the Impact of the Anne and John McNulty Leadership Program

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce a $10 million commitment from Anne Welsh McNulty, (Wharton MBA Class of 1979), which will drive the expansion and global reach of the current Wharton Leadership Program, building on a foundation of over 20 years of innovation and impact in leadership development.

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January 26, 2016 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Peter Fader in Forbes

Prof. of Marketing Peter Fader is interviewed about customer centricity.

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January 26, 2016 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Jeremy Sigel on CNBC

Prof. of Finance Jeremy Siegel shares his thoughts on the Federal Reserve’s plan for interest rates.

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January 26, 2016 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Mitesh Patel, Prof. David Asch and Prof. Kevin Volpp in Forbes

Profs. of Health Care Management Mitesh Patel, David Asch and Kevin Volpp are featured for research they co-authored on the effectiveness of employers using health incentives to help employees lose weight.

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How Amazon Could Reinvent the Brick-and-mortar Store Experience

Recent speculation that Amazon plans to open several new brick-and-mortar stores has sparked a debate about the online retailer’s future strategies....

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Why Better Urban Planning Won’t Reduce Traffic — but Taxes Will

Many cities have adopted land use policies encouraging greater density as a way to reduce traffic and related pollution. But new research by Wharton's Gilles Duranton finds that such initiatives don't have as dramatic an impact as officials would lik...

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Europe’s Financial Reforms: What Are the Next Big Changes?

Europe is undergoing three major restructurings that should strengthen its banking, capital markets and economic standing, writes Kalin Anev Janse, secretary general of the European Stability Mechanism....

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What ‘America’s Fattest City’ Can Teach Us About Food

Jane Black and Brent Cunningham are writing a book about what would spark healthy eating in this country -- taking lessons from Huntington, W.Va., which got a diet intervention from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver....

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Is Free Trade Really Free? Why Protectionism Is Alive and Well

Most countries say they favor free and fair trade. But is protectionism really dead? And if not, how does it affect the progress of emerging markets? ...

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The Internet of Things: Why Success Lies in Services

Businesses are adopting new business models as a result of Internet of Things-enabled devices in cyber-physical systems, says Sokwoo Rhee, one of the U.S. government’s chief overseers of this technology....

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How Risk Management Can Adapt to an Era of ‘Truly Remarkable’ Change

Reducing the impact of long-term risks like climate change requires new ways of presenting information to people, creating comprehensive policies and building social trust, among other key strategies, according to experts at a recent Wharton conferen...


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