Faculty and Research

Research Centers and Initiatives

Wharton research centers and initiatives

Wharton's 20 research centers and initiatives reflect the diversity and depth of research interests and activity at the School. These interdisciplinary centers serve as an intellectual hub for Wharton and Penn faculty, students, and members of the business community, who come together to study and debate key business challenges. Their work generates courses, academic programs, community outreach, published research, and partnerships among academics, government, and industry.

Customer Analytics


Environmental Management


Family Business


Global Initiatives

Health Economics

Human Resources

Innovation Management

Insurance and Pensions

Management and Leadership

Operations Management

Public Policy

Real Estate


Risk Management

Sports and Business