Wharton Stories: Research

Students from 17 different universities and colleges across the U.S. immerse themselves in this three-month summer program to explore fields in health services research at Penn.

LDI Kicks Off Its 19th Annual Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program on the Schuylkill River

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

Prof. Nancy Rothbard and doctoral candidate Julianna Pillemer discuss their research collaboration on potential conflicts between workplace friendships and organizational goals.

Managing the Dark Side of Workplace Friendships

WSII Fellow, Jonathan Wood, shares four lessons for urban planners based on his research with Wharton Statistics professors.

How to Use Big Data to Make Cities Safer

How Assistant Professor of Management Samir Nurmohamed’s research on motivation and storytelling applies to everything from insect-based foods to motivating call center workers to teaching Wharton students.

Lessons From Prof. Samir Nurmohamed’s Research on Motivation, Underdogs, and Storytelling

A panelist at the 2018 Penn Health Policy Retreat, Health Care Management Prof. Ingrid Nembhard discussed her new research on how a new role for nurses may be one way to address care coordination failures in health care.

Prof. Ingrid Nembhard Discusses Team Dynamics in Health Care Coordination

The Wharton Neuroscience Initiative explores the ethical, legal, and societal implications for neuroscience and business at its second annual WiN summit.

Configuring a ‘Road Map’ for Neuroscience and Business

In this year’s Iron Prof research showcase, five Wharton professors fired up their presentation skills in a battle for the audience vote.

Faculty Competition Crowns 2018 Iron Prof

M&T student Red Dimaano, W’18, E’18, on why he loves data science and how Prof. Pete Fader started him on a path into academic research.

How Data Science Led This Undergrad to Business Analytics

We have always been interested in more generally understanding underlying strengths — performance evaluation, talent evaluation, these are very general challenges in the world. They are far more applicable outside of sports.

Prof. Cade Massey Explains the Analytics Behind His NFL Rankings