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Wharton School Dean Erika James to Launch New Lecture Series, “Beyond Business,” Oct. 21 with Panelists Including Venture Capitalist Josh Kopelman

Inaugural sessions will focus on racial injustice featuring acclaimed guest speakers Dean Erika James PHILADELPHIA, October 8, 2020 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the debut of a new, three-part Tarnopol Dean’s Lecture Series led by Wharton Dean Erika James entitled “Beyond Business” that will…Read More Read More

Penn Wharton Budget Model Analyzes the Biden 2020 Campaign Platform: Budget and Economic Effects of $5.35 Trillion in New Spending and $3.375 Trillion in New Taxes

PHILADELPHIA, September 14, 2020—As Election Day 2020 draws closer, the Biden campaign has unveiled a substantial list of policy proposals. The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has analyzed the budgetary and economic effects of Biden’s tax and spending plans across seven…Read More Read More

Application Open for Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Flagship Program, Oct. 26-27

Deadline to Apply for Online Program is October 16 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program. The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues through intensive lectures and ...Read More

Consumer Disappointment with Retailers Runs Deep

New Wharton Baker WisePlum Consumer Loyalty Study Reveals that Consumers are Less Forgiving, Needing More From Retailers During Global Pandemic PHILADELPHIA, August 3, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has made a substantial impact on retail and, as a result, brands are continuing to strategize on how best to engage with customers as many shift to online ...Read More

Two Previous Lipman Honorees Win the New Beacon Awards

PHILADELPHIA, July 15, 2020—The Lipman Family Prize announced that Hope Enterprise Corporation and CareMessage are the two winners of the Beacon Awards. Each organization will receive $250,000 in unrestricted funds. Three additional organizations were named finalists for the Beacon Awards: READ Global, Soccer Without Borders, and iDE. “With this additional $500,000 in awards, we grew our ...Read More

The Wharton School and M Booth to Host “The Business of Sports Without Fans” LinkedIn Live Event on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Featuring Bobby Valentine, Jay Williams and Wharton Faculty

What: Adi Wyner, Professor of Statistics and Faculty Lead of the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative, will lead a live panel discussion on the future of sports in a post-pandemic world and how leagues are pivoting their plans and business models to move forward without fans in attendance. Hosted on the Wharton School’s LinkedIn ...Read More