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You can find recently published faculty papers as well as works in progress on individual Faculty Profiles or within individual Academic Departments below. Additional research may also be found via the Research Centers and Initiatives.
- Accounting: Research Papers / Publications
- Business Economics and Public Policy: Research Papers / Publications
- Finance: Research Papers / Publications
- Health Care Management: Research Papers / Publications
- Legal Studies and Business Ethics: Research Papers / Publications
- Management: Research Papers / Publications
- Marketing: Research Papers / Publications
- Operations and Information Management: Research Papers / Publications
- Real Estate: Research Papers / Publications
- Statistics: Research Papers / Publications
Below are some recently published books by our faculty.
Lawton R. Burns. India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Susan M. Wachter and Kimberly A. Zeuli. Revitalizing American Cities. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.
Peter Linneman. Real Estate and Investments: Risks and Opportunities 3.1 Edition. Dr. Peter Linneman, 2013.
Ann Elizabeth Mayer. Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics, 5th Edition. Westview Press, 2013.
G. Richard Shell. Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success. Penguin Group, 2013.
|Mauro Guillen and Emilio Ontiveros. Global Turning Points: Understanding the Challenges for Business in the 21st Century. Cambridge University Press, 2012.|
Ram Charan, Dennis C Carey, and Michael Useem. Boards that lead: when to take charge, when to partner, and when to stay out of the way. Harvard Business Review Press, 2014.
Joseph E Harrington Jr and Yannis Katsoulacos. Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation, Edward Elgar, 2012.
Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Mark J. Warshawsky. Reshaping Retirement Security: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis. Oxford University Press, 2012.
|David C. Robertson with Bill Breen. Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry, Crown Business, 2013.|
G. Richard Shell. Do What You Were Meant to Do: Finding Your Own True Measure of Success, Penguin Group (USA), 2013.
|Andrew B. Abel, Ben S. Bernanke and Dean Croushore. Macroeconomics, 8th ed. Pearson, 2014, 2011, 2008.|
|Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, and Saverio Simonelli. Governance for the Eurozone: Integration or Disintegration? FIC Press, 2012.|
|Franklin Allen, Anna Gelpern, Charles Mooney and David Skeel. Is U.S. Government Debt Different? FIC Press, 2012.|
|Jonah Berger. Contagious: Why Things Catch On, Simon & Schuster, 2013.|
|Lawton Robert Burns. The Business of Healthcare Innovation, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 2012, 2005.|
|Peter Cappelli. Why Good People Can't Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It, Wharton Digital Press, 2012.|
|George Day. Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth, Wharton Digital Press, 2013.|
|Patricia M. Danzon and Sean Nicholson. The Oxford Handbook of The Economics of the Biopharmaceutical Industry, Oxford University Press, 2012.|
|Robert W. Holthausen, Mark E. Zmijewski. Corporate Valuation: Theory, Evidence and Practice, Cambridge Business Publishers, 2014.|
|Barbara E Kahn. Global Brand Power: Leveraging Branding for Long-Term Growth, Wharton Digital Press, 2013.|
|Eric W. Orts, Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm, Oxford University Press, 2013.|
|Howard C. Kunreuther, Mark V. Pauly and Stacey McMorrow. Insurance & Behavioral Economics: Improving Decisions in the Most Misunderstood Industry, Cambridge University Press, 2013.|
|Kevin Werbach and Dan Hunter, For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business, Wharton Digital Press, 2012.|
|Gerard Cachon, Christian Terwiesch. Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management, Third Edition, McGraw Hill Companies, 2012.|
|George Day. Innovation for Growth, Wharton Digital Press, 2012.|
|Peter Fader. Wharton Executive Education Customer Centricity Essentials: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why It Matters, Wharton Digital Press, 2011.|
|Steven Orla Kimbrough. Agents, Games, and Evolution: Strategies at Work and Play, CRC Press, 2012.|
|Richard A. Lambert. Wharton Executive Education Essentials: Finance & Accounting, Wharton Digital Press, 2011.|
|Mark V. Pauly. Thomas G. McGuire, Pedro P. Barros. Hand-Book of Health Economics Volume 2, Elsevier, 2012.|
|Michael Useem. The Leader’s Checklist, Wharton Digital Press, 2011.|
|Galit A. Sarfaty. Values in Translation: Human Rights and the Culture of the World Bank, Stanford University Press, 2012.|
|Lawton R. Burns, Elizabeth H. Bradley and Bryan J. Weiner. Health Care Management Organization Design & Behavior Sixth Edition, Delmar, Cengage Learning, 2012, 2006.|
|Susan M. Wachter and Marvin M. Smith, Editors. The American Mortgage System Crisis and Reform, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.|
|Harriet B. Newburger, Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter, Editors. Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.|
|Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter, Editors. Global Urbanization, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011|
|Olivia. S. Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi, Editors. Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace, Oxford University Press, 2011.|
|Olivia S. Mitchell, John Piggott and Noriyuki Takayama, Editors. Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy, Oxford University Press, 2011.|
|Richard Marston. Portfolio Design: A Modern Approach to Asset Allocation, Wiley, 2011|
|James O. Berger, Tony Cai and Iain M. Johnstone, Editors. Borrowing Strength: Theory Powering Applications – A Festschrift for Lawrence D. Brown, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2010.|
|Tony Cai and Xiaotong Shen, Editors. High-Dimensional Data Analysis, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010.|
|J. Scott Armstrong. Persuasive Advertising Evidence-based Principles, Palgrave Mac Millan, 2010.|
|Jagmohan Raju, Z. John Zhang. Smart Pricing: How Google, Priceline, and Leading Businesses Use Pricing Innovation for Profitability, Wharton School Publishing, 2010.|
|Robert L. Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell, Editors. Reorienting Retirement Risk Management, Oxford University Press, 2010.|
|Scott Rosner and Kenneth L. Shropshire. The Business of Sports, Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett, 2010.|
|Stijn Claessens, Richard J. Herring and Dirk Schoenmaker. A Safer World Financial System: Improving the Resolution of Systemic Institutions, London, Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2010.|
|Stuart Diamond . Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World , Crown Publishing Group, 2010.|
|George S. Day , Christine Moorman. Strategy From The Outside In , McGraw Hill Companies, 2010.|
|Robert A. Stine and Dean P. Foster . Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis, Addison-Wesley, 2010.|
|Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli. Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order , Harvard Business Press, 2010.|
|Peter Cappelli , Harbir Singh , Jitendra V. Singh , and Michael Useem . The India Way: How India’s Top Business Leaders Are Revolutionizing Management, Harvard Business Press, 2010.|
|Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem . Learning from Catastrophes: Strategies for Reaction and Response , Pearson Education, Inc., 2010.|
|Paul R. Rosenbaum . Design of Observational Studies , Springer Science +Business Media, LLC, 2010.|
|Thomas W. Granneman and Mark V. Pauly . Medicaid Everyone Can Count On: Public Choices for Equity and Efficiency, AEI Press, 2010.|
|Francis X. Diebold , Neil A. Doherty and Richard J. Herring . The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable in Financial Risk Management: Measurement and Theory Advancing Practice , Princeton University Press, 2010.|
|Paul W. Farris, Neil T. Bendle, Phillip E. Pfeifer, David J. Reibstein. Marketing Metrics: The Definite Guide to Measuring Marketing Performance (2nd Edition), Pearson Education, Inc., 2010.|
|Joel Waldfogel . Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn’t Buy Presents For The Holidays , Princeton University Press, 2009.|
|Mauro F. Guillén . La disciplinada belleza de lo mecánico: El taylorismo y el nacimiento de la arquitectura modernista , Madrid: Modus Laborandi, 2009.
English Translation: The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical: Scientific Management and the Rise of Modernist Architecture. Princeton University Press, 2006.
Andrea M. Matwyshyn . Harboring Data: Information Security, Law, and the Corporation, Stanford University Press, 2009.
Olivia S. Mitchell and Gary W. Anderson. The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems, Oxford University Press, 2009.
Serguei Netessine , Christopher S. Stang. Consumer-Driven Demand and Operations Management Models: A Systematic Study of Information-Technology-Enabled Sales Mechanicsms (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009.
|Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan. At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes, MIT Press 2009.|
|Gerard Cachon and Christian Terwiesch . Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management , The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., 2009, 2006.|
|Christian Terwiesch and Karl T. Ulrich . Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities , Harvard Business Press, 2009.|
|Eric T. Bradlow , Keith E. Niedermeier and Patti Williams , Marketing for Financial Advisors: Build Your Business, Bring in Clients, and Establish Your Brand , The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2009.|
|Kenneth Shropshire . Negotiate Like the Pros , The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2009.|
|Robert Inman . Making Cities Work: Prospects and Policies for Urban America , Princeton University Press, 2009.|
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