The 2022 Best Countries Report Ranks Switzerland as No. 1 in the World

Quality of life factors as most important for rankings. WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2022—Switzerland returns to the top spot in the overall 2022 Best Countries, a ranking and analysis project by U.S. News & World Report; BAV Group, a unit of global marketing communications company WPP; and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Now in ...Read More

Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize to Honor Jegadeesh and Titman for Momentum Investing at September Conference

PHILADELPHIA, September 13, 2022—The Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation will be awarded to Narasimhan Jegadeesh and Sheridan Titman 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 16 in New York. Jegadeesh ...Read More

Elizabeth E. (Betsy) Bailey

It is with great sadness that the Wharton School announces the passing of Elizabeth E. Bailey, emeritus professor of business economics and public policy, who died August 19, 2022, at her home in Reston, Virginia. She was 83. Bailey was a trailblazing economist with a long career marked by historical…Read More Read More

Donald F. Morrison

The Wharton School sadly announces the death of Donald (Don) Morrison, emeritus professor of statistics, who passed away peacefully on July 11, 2022. He was 91. Morrison joined Wharton in 1963 after working in research positions at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, the National Institutes of Health, and Bell Labs. He served…Read More Read More

Wharton Launches “Business in the Metaverse Economy” Executive Education Online Certificate Program, Becoming First Ivy League Business School to Launch a Program on the Emerging Technology

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2022—The Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is proud to announce the launch of its newest online program, Business in the Metaverse Economy. Developed in collaboration with Prysm Group, a leading economic consulting firm specializing in emerging technologies, this six-week Wharton certificate program is ...Read More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists To Hold Flagship October 2022 Program in Philadelphia, All-Expense-Paid Fellowships Available

Applications now open, deadline to apply for NPF Fellowship is August 29 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists flagship program. After two years of a virtual format, the program will return in-person to Wharton’s Philadelphia campus. There are several funding opportunities available for ...Read More

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  • What the FTX Collapse Means for the Cryptocurrency Market November 21, 2022
    Wharton’s Kevin Werbach speaks with Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM about the fall of FTX and the need for better cryptocurrency regulation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Twitter and Free Speech: What Is Musk’s Plan? November 15, 2022
    Wharton’s Pinar Yildirim speaks with Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM about how Elon Musk may handle content moderation on Twitter. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Why Employee-owned Companies Are Better at Building Worker Wealth November 10, 2022
    Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Corey Rosen, founder of the National Center for Employee Ownership, about how employee ownership plans are structured and why they yield great financial benefits for companies and workers alike.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Greenhushing: Why Some Firms Keep Quiet About ESG November 7, 2022
    Worried about backlash, some companies don’t openly share the steps they may be taking to reduce their carbon footprint. Wharton’s Mirko Heinle explains this troubling trend of “greenhushing” and what it means for climate change.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • How Storytelling Can Offset Negative Effects of Discrimination November 7, 2022
    Wharton management professor Samir Nurmohamed talks about his latest paper, which finds that underdog self-narratives can help employees offset the negative psychological effects of prior discrimination and boost their confidence. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Navigating Microaggressions at Work November 1, 2022
     Diversity at Work podcast, Wharton’s Stephanie Creary and two guest experts tackle the thorny issue of microaggressions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • How to Get the Most from Your Customer Data November 1, 2022
    ‘The Customer-Base Audit,’ co-authored by Wharton’s Peter Fader, argues that firms cannot make fully informed decisions without first understanding their customers’ buying behavior and the actual health of their customer base. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.