Wharton Stories: Finance

Analysis from the Penn Wharton Budget Model

6 Things to Know About Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All Proposal

As we look ahead to 2020, Americans are likely to continue to see economic growth, at a slow and steady rate. Jeremy Siegel provides more context to what’s ahead for the markets.

Jeremy Siegel Forecasts the 2020 Economic Outlook

“There’s no question that investors are superstitious. There’s an open question as to how much it influences stock prices, but the fact that investors exhibit superstition? That’s pretty non-controversial.”

Are Investors Superstitious?

“Our conventional revenue estimate, accounting for taxpayer behavior, finds that the proposal would raise $2.7 trillion over 10 years, which is about $1 trillion less than the Warren campaign’s estimate.”

5 Takeways: Our Analysis of Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Proposal

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development

“When I researched EMBA programs, having access to both coasts was a big differentiator for Wharton. I lived in Santa Barbara, CA so the San Francisco campus was convenient, but the option to transfer in my second year to the Philadelphia campus was a huge benefit because I planned to open an office for my company in New York City,” said Kevin Henrick, WG’20.

Wharton EMBA Students Share How They Benefit from a Bicoastal Program

James Tang, WG’20, came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives because of its tailored schedule, experienced cohort, and San Francisco campus.

Why This Fintech Executive Chose Wharton’s EMBA Program and How It’s Impacting His Career

Ettore Comi, WG’19, explains how Wharton’s rigorous admissions requirements, residential aspect, and leadership coaching set it apart from other programs.

The 3 Things That Set Wharton Apart for This EMBA Student

In her class on Taxes and Business Strategy, Prof. Blouin helps EMBA students develop a framework for understanding how taxes affect business decisions.

Accounting Prof. Jennifer Blouin Explains Why Everyone Needs to Understand Taxes

From the importance of teamwork to better communication, Aaron Jacob, WG’19, values the “soft skills” he will take away after graduation.

4 Leadership Lessons from My First Year in Wharton’s EMBA Program