Wharton Stories: Faculty

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

Think of Convocation as a bookend to Commencement — you walk together as a class for the first time through the doors of Irvine Auditorium and in two years, you’ll process out of the Palestra as Wharton graduates.

The Story Behind Wharton Convocation and 6 Pieces of Advice to Begin Your Academic Journey

As gender differences in negotiation strategies narrow, Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli advises women to rely on data to combat bias and persuasion to maintain strong business relationships.

Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli on the Best Negotiations Strategies for Women Now

Management professor Mary-Hunter McDonnell examines corporate strategies and responses to increased public scrutiny.

How Companies Engage with Social Activism

A summit of Penn Wharton Budget Model’s growing presence in D.C., the forum saw policymakers, business leaders, and academics examining the evolving tools that will make government more accessible to everyone.

Data for Government Transparency: Key Takeaways from Penn Wharton Budget Model’s First Policy Forum

Prof. Kent Smetters, faculty director of Penn Wharton Budget Model and a popular professor, shares financial advice for EMBA students.

Why This Business Economics Professor Says Self Sponsorship in Wharton’s EMBA Program Is a Sound Investment

The Wharton private equity and finance professor discusses the science and subtle art of how PE values a company before acquisition.

A Quick Lesson on Private Equity Analysis from Prof. Bilge Yilmaz

Since the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative was founded 10 years ago, analytics have moved out of the back office and into headlines and C-suites. Wharton Professors Eric Bradlow, Pete Fader, and Raghu Iyengar reflect on the changes.

Top 5 Developments in Analytics From 10 Years of the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative

“It’s exciting to teach EMBA students because they immediately try to apply the tools I teach them when they go back to work.”

Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow Emphasizes Practical Application of Classroom Knowledge

Now in its fourth year, the annual Wharton Health Care Management Department Student-Faculty Basketball Tournament has become a cherished tradition for both professors and PhD students at Wharton.

Wharton Health Care Management Faculty and PhD Students Square Off on the Basketball Court