Faculty and Research

Faculty and Research

Wharton’s 225-plus professors generate the knowledge and innovations that transform global business practice and public policy. Drawn from 10 distinct departments, they work with leading companies and policy-makers around the world, and they bring that real-world, real-time knowledge into Wharton’s classrooms and 20 research centers and initiatives.

Wharton in the News

Vox | November 18, 2014

Vox highlights a new paper co-authored by Olivia Mitchell that finds offering a lump-sum bonus can improve funding for Social Security.

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CNNMoney.com | November 18, 2014

CNNMoney.com cites research by Richard Marston on reaching financial goals in the last 10 years before retirement.

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The New York Times | November 14, 2014

In the New York Times, David Zaring examines when the U.S. government should justify their “too-big-to-fail” designations for financial institutions.

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