Faculty Publications

Penn is home to one of the most published business school faculties in the world.


Wharton faculty research regularly appears in leading academic journals and periodicals and is frequently cited by the press. In addition, Wharton research is disseminated worldwide to more than 1.8 million subscribers of Knowledge@Wharton, the School’s online business journal, as well as through electronic books published by Wharton Digital Press.


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.

Faculty Books

Below are some recently published books by our faculty.

Will College Pay Off?: A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You'll Ever Make

Peter Cappelli. Will College Pay Off?: A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You’ll Ever Make. Public Affairs, 2015.

Leadership Dispatches: Chile's Extraordinary Comeback from Disaster

Howard Kunreuther, Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Michael UseemLeadership Dispatches: Chile’s Extraordinary Comeback from Disaster. Stanford University Press, 2015.

Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports

ShropshireKenneth L. Shropshire. Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports. Wharton Digital Press, 2014.

Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life

Leading_the_Life_You_WantStewart D Friedman. Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life. Harvard Business School Publishing, 2014.

Investing for a Lifetime: Managing Wealth for the "New Normal"

marstonRichard C. Marston. Investing for a Lifetime: Managing Wealth for the “New Normal.” John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

Location Is (Still) Everything: The Surprising Influence of the Real World on How We Search, Shop, and Sell in the Virtual One

David_R__Bell_-_Location_Is_Still_EverythingDavid R. Bell. Location Is (Still) Everything: The Surprising Influence of the Real World on How We Search, Shop, and Sell in the Virtual One. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

Corporate Diplomacy: Building Reputations and Relationships with External Stakeholders

corpdipWitold J. Henisz. Corporate Diplomacy: Building Reputations and Relationships with External Stakeholders. Greenleaf Publishing Limited, 2014.

India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing

BurnsLawton R. Burns. India’s Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Revitalizing American Cities

wachterSusan M. Wachter and Kimberly A. Zeuli. Revitalizing American Cities. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Corporate Valuation: Theory, Evidence and Practice

Corporate_Valuation_Theory_Evidence_and_PracticeRobert W. Holthausen, Mark E. Zmijewski. Corporate Valuation: Theory, Evidence and Practice, Cambridge Business Publishers, 2014.


  • Leadership Digest: Center for Leadership and Change Management Bulletin
    A monthly electronic bulletin on current research and writing related to leadership and change management. More »
  • Wharton@Work: Wharton Executive Education e-Newsletter
    Monthly e-mail newsletter featuring highlights of upcoming programs, faculty and participant insights, previews, and special offers from Wharton Executive Education. More »
  • Get It Started: Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs e-Newsletter
    Quarterly e-newsletter featuring information on teaching & learning, research, people, outreach, and events. More »
  • Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center Newsletter
    Updates on recent research developments at the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center and the industry in general. More »
  • Risk Management Review
    This newsletter provides updates on research and events taking place within Wharton’s Risk Management and Decisions Processing Center. More »
  • Financial Institutions Centre Working Papers Series More »
  • Pension Research Council PRC Newsletter More »
  • Wharton Sports Business Initiative Newsletter
    WSBI publishes a periodic electronic newsletter to communicate current developments, upcoming events, sports related research by Wharton faculty, industry involvement by experts, alumni profiles, and student FAP, ISP and other research projects. More »


  • Public Policy Issue Briefs
    PPI will publish issue briefs at least once a month, tackling issues that are varied but share one common thread: They are central to the economic health of the nation and the American people. These will be nonpartisan, knowledge-driven documents written by Wharton and Penn faculty in their specific areas of expertise. More »
  • LDI Issue Briefs
    As the focal point for health policy activities at the University of Pennsylvania, the Health Policy Program of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) makes Penn’s wide-ranging health policy research and education activities more accessible to policy makers. The LDI Issue Brief series provides health care decision makers with the results of timely, relevant health services research. Issue Briefs are posted approximately once a month. More »
  • Papers from the Wharton Global Family Alliance
    These scholarly papers consist of cutting-edge research into family wealth preservation and the management family-owned companies. More »
  • Policy Briefs from Wharton Financial Institutions Center
    Brief analyses of policy issues regarding the financial services industry. The site also contains all of the statements of the US Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee and the Financial Economists Roundtable. More »
  • Boettner Center Publications
    Abstracts and full Boettner Center working papers, which cover Pensions and Retirement Research. More »
  • Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management
    Papers from the Center on service and operations management. More »
  • Mack Institute for Innovation Management
    The Mack Institute’s working papers investigate emerging trends in management practices, patterns of success and failure, winning and losing strategies, best practices, and industry transformation. More »
  • Wharton Risk Center Issue Briefs  – Informed Decisions on Catastrophe Risk”
    These non-technical 3-page briefs present empirical research findings together with the Risk Center research team’s best thinking on how the findings and concepts can be applied to the management of catastrophic risk. The 2010-2011 series covers topics such as behavioral aspects of risk mitigation, insurance regulation, cost of financial capital, and analysis of flood insurance data including how risk-reduction measures affect flood claims, and the length of time that homeowners keep their flood insurance. More »
  • Initiative for Environmental Global Leadership (IGEL) Knowledge@Wharton and IGEL Reports More »

In the News

Wharton faculty are called upon daily to comment on current issues and events. See current media mentions.


Wharton/Google Partner on Fast.Forward
Google and Wharton have partnered to gather and provide quick perspectives on managing the changing face of marketing. More »

Watch Faculty Commentary on the Wharton YouTube Channel
Wharton faculty lectures, interviews, and commentary on their research and current business topics. More »


Download podcasts from Knowledge@Wharton. In addition to the special podcasts, you can download all Knowledge@Wharton articles in an audio format.

Social Media

Follow the latest faculty media mentions on the Wharton School’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Wharton Blog Network
Catch faculty views on current events on the Wharton Blog Network. Go to blog »

A blog on the digital landscape by Legal Studies & Business Ethics professor and ‘internet expert’ Kevin Werbach, also on Twitter, @kwerb. Go to blog »

Matching Supply with Demand
Operations & Information Management professors Gerard Cachon and Christian Terwiesch report on and discuss current issues in Operations Management. Go to blog »