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

Newsworks | August 21, 2014

Newsworks cites research from Joseph Simmons and Uri Simonsohn as the impetus behind better data disclosure in academic studies.

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The Wall Sreet Journal | August 18, 2014

The Wall Street Journal highlights a new paper by Peter Cappelli that says employer expectations, not "skill gaps," account for unfilled job openings.

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The Washington Post | August 18, 2014

The Washington Post features a study by Judd Kessler that finds repeated requests for organ donor registration generate more sign-ups.

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The Race to Build a Better Smartphone Charger
Battery technology is waking up to the increasing demands of smartphone and tablet users — but can the innovat... More »

Why Businesses Should Serve Consumers’ ‘Higher Needs’
American psychologist Abraham Maslow is best known for his seminal research on the hierarchy of innate human n... More »

Using Pop Culture to Defeat Gender Inequality
Mallika Dutt, founder of human rights group Breakthrough, discusses how she’s using the arts and multimedia to... More »