Wharton Stories: Faculty

“For the last few years, and in particular since the global financial crisis, we have been on a painkiller. And that painkiller has been incredible liquidity support by central banks. They’ve kept the economy going, but they haven’t solved what’s holding back genuine inclusive economic growth.”

Is Another Financial Crash on the Horizon? Mohamed El-Erian Weighs In.

“When people give to charity, they should not be thinking necessarily about what they personally care about, but where their money can go the furthest.”

What Motivates People to Open Their Wallets?

Wharton Prof. Gad Allon discusses how new platforms like Uber affect the behavior of gig economy workers at the 2019 London Global Wharton Forum.

What Motivates Workers in the Gig Economy?

Prof. Mauro Guillen shared his findings on the effects different governments have on GDP per capita at the 2019 London Wharton Global Forum.

Does It Pay to Have a Monarchy? The Answer Might Surprise You

Wharton Prof. Lori Rosenkopf argues that we’re not benefitting from “shorter network paths” created by social media, and offers two solutions to activate them.

Social Networks Have Made the World Smaller — But Not Simpler

Through two elective courses, an elaborate simulation, two books, and a Global Business Week in Finland and Sweden, Marketing Prof. Peter Fader offers EMBA students many opportunities to learn how customer centricity can drive profits.

What this Wharton Professor Wants Students to Know About Customer Centricity

Jeff Raider, WG’10, and other leaders in retail shared their insights into keeping ahead of industry trends at the 2019 Wharton Graduate Retail Conference.

How the Co-Founder of Harry’s and Warby Parker Navigates Constant Disruption in the Retail Industry

“If I think about the two bigger economic issues than trade, they are market access and innovation — who’s going to control innovation in the 21st century.”

Dean Garrett on Why Trade Isn’t the Biggest Issue Between the U.S. and China

Wharton’s Associate Professor of Management Matthew Bidwell reviews the pros and cons of moving between jobs internally and externally.

What Prof. Matthew Bidwell’s Research Reveals about Career Mobility

Katherine Klein (Wharton Social Impact Vice Dean), Shoshana Schwartz (Wharton doctoral student), and Sandi M. Hunt (Wharton Social Impact Senior Director) tackle the deceptively simple question, “What makes companies good employers for women?”, in a way that has not been done before.

New Wharton Research Defines What Makes Companies Good Employers for Women