Faculty Response: COVID-19

The latest from Wharton faculty and experts on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

As we move from health crisis to economic crisis, the Wharton School continues to be a resource to help educate the public. FastForward: COVID-19 is a video series featuring faculty insights on the expected impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on key industries and what the world will look like one year from now.

Business Economics and Public Policy Prof. Kent Smetters discusses the balance between economic growth and public health, coronavirus public policy, and the Penn Wharton Budget Model’s projections for U.S. states reopening.

Marketing Prof. Cait Lamberton looks ahead to the future of productivity in the wake of the pandemic.

Finance Prof. Jeremy Siegel Prof. Jeremy Siegel looks ahead to the future of the market in the wake of the pandemic, analyzing its economic impact and projecting what a recovery may look like in the U.S. after COVID-19.

Watch 1-on-1 Faculty and Alumni Discussions

Faculty and alumni offer insights from Wharton’s new course, “Epidemics, Natural Disasters, and Geopolitics: Managing Global Business and Financial Uncertainty.”

Profs. Mohamed El-Erian & Mauro Guillen discuss the state of the global economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wharton Business Daily: Special Report

Wharton on Managing Uncertainty: The Coronavirus Outbreak

This Wharton Business Daily special report brings together six interviews conducted with professors who are teaching University of Pennsylvania students as part of the new Wharton course created to address the coronavirus outbreak, “Epidemics, Natural Disasters, and Geopolitics: Managing Global Business and Financial Uncertainty.”