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  • Are Corporations Really People?

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    Knowledge@Wharton
    31 Mar 2014 | 10:03 am
    Corporations should not have all of the rights accorded to people, says Eric W. Orts, Wharton professor of ethics and legal studies.
  • China’s Ticking Debt Bomb

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Finance
    Knowledge@Wharton
    16 Apr 2014 | 8:49 am
    Amid predictions that China’s GDP growth rate will slow to 7.5% this year, a recent report by Morgan Stanley suggests that the country will soon experience a “disorderly unwind” of private sector and local government debt.
  • Arianna Huffington on How to ‘Thrive’

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Leadership
    Knowledge@Wharton
    11 Apr 2014 | 11:23 am
    A fall caused by exhaustion led Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, on a journey toward redefining success. The result is her new book, Thrive.
  • Arianna Huffington on How to ‘Thrive’

    Knowledge@Wharton » Executive Education
    Knowledge@Wharton
    11 Apr 2014 | 11:23 am
    A fall caused by exhaustion led Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, on a journey toward redefining success. The result is her new book, Thrive.
  • Hold That Tweet! Building Loyal Customers in the Information Age

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Marketing
    Knowledge@Wharton
    4 Apr 2014 | 11:19 am
    While the digital age has changed the rules of marketing, experts at a recent Wharton conference suggest that the most effective outreach centers on personal connections rather than random tweets or texts.
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  • Are Corporations Really People?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    31 Mar 2014 | 10:03 am
    Corporations should not have all of the rights accorded to people, says Eric W. Orts, Wharton professor of ethics and legal studies.
  • Dan Ariely on ‘The Honest Truth About Dishonesty’

    Knowledge@Wharton
    31 Mar 2014 | 7:46 am
    Everyone cheats a little from time to time. But most major betrayals within organizations start with a first step that crosses the line, according to Dan Ariely, author of ‘The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty.’
  • Robot Journalists: ‘Quakebot’ Is Just the Beginning

    Knowledge@Wharton
    28 Mar 2014 | 9:09 am
    Robot journalists are unbiased, work quickly, never forget facts or ask for a day off, says researcher Noam Latar -- but can they replace humans?
  • ‘Work Smarts’: Betty Liu on How to Succeed in Your Career

    Knowledge@Wharton
    27 Mar 2014 | 1:09 pm
    Bloomberg news anchor Betty Liu, author of 'Work Smarts: What CEOs Say You Need to Know to Get Ahead,' shares what she learned about career success from speaking with CEOs including JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, AOL’s Susan Lyne and Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett.
  • Sports Agent and Lawyer Ron Shapiro on ‘Perfecting Your Pitch’

    Knowledge@Wharton
    25 Mar 2014 | 8:24 am
    How did Ron Shapiro successfully negotiate Joe Mauer's $184 million contract, the fourth largest contract in the history of baseball? In a new book, 'Perfecting Your Pitch: How to Succeed in Business and in Life by Finding Words That Work,' he outlines his three-step process.
 
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    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Finance

  • China’s Ticking Debt Bomb

    Knowledge@Wharton
    16 Apr 2014 | 8:49 am
    Amid predictions that China’s GDP growth rate will slow to 7.5% this year, a recent report by Morgan Stanley suggests that the country will soon experience a “disorderly unwind” of private sector and local government debt.
  • High-frequency Trading: Profiting from News

    Knowledge@Wharton
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:17 am
    Technological advances are changing the playing field for investors, allowing for high-frequency trading that can skirt the spirit or letter of the law. But they also allow for practices that can make the market more efficient, new Wharton research shows.
  • India’s Sun Pharma Takes Over a Beleaguered Ranbaxy Labs

    Knowledge@Wharton
    11 Apr 2014 | 9:46 am
    Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy has struggled since its acquisition by Japan’s Daiichi Sanyko. Will the firm fare any better following its purchase by India’s Sun Pharmaceutical Industries?
  • Venturing into ‘Private’ Social Media

    Knowledge@Wharton
    11 Apr 2014 | 8:55 am
    A leading venture capital firm -- First Round Capital -- discovers synergy and new value when its more than 200 portfolio companies swap knowledge.
  • The Next Generation Model for the Investor-startup Ecosystem

    Knowledge@Wharton
    8 Apr 2014 | 11:34 am
    The nature of the relationship between technology start-ups and venture capitalists is changing, according to a recent survey conducted in the San Francisco area.
 
 
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    Knowledge@Wharton » Insurance and Pensions

  • Borrowing from the Future: 401(k) Loans and Their Consequences

    Knowledge@Wharton
    8 Apr 2014 | 8:39 am
    In a new research paper, Wharton professor Olivia S. Mitchell analyzes the loans people take from their 401(k) pension plans, why they take these loans and what happens when these borrowers leave their jobs.
  • Why Insurance Is the ‘Most Misunderstood Industry’

    Knowledge@Wharton
    18 Dec 2013 | 8:26 am
    Two Wharton experts explain how the unique aspects of health care reform and flood insurance make it hard for consumers – and some insurers themselves – to understand the industry.
  • Marketing Health Exchanges: Can Paul Bunyan and the Red Sox Help?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    9 Oct 2013 | 9:07 am
    Technical glitches are less of a concern than educating consumers about the advantages of buying health insurance through an online exchange, according to Wharton experts.
  • A Tale of Two Storms: Rebuilding after the U.S. and Japanese Disasters

    Knowledge@Wharton
    3 Oct 2013 | 10:32 am
    In the wake of major natural disasters in Japan and the U.S., some are questioning: Given the frequency of such devastating events, as well as the likelihood of a sea-level rise as a result of climate change, should population-intensive human settlements be rebuilt just as they were?
  • Why the Brazilian Insurance Market Hasn’t Taken Off

    Knowledge@Wharton
    10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 am
    For foreign insurers, the Brazilian insurance market may at first seem like a mouthwatering opportunity. But the government’s cautious approach to the opening of the sector and market distortions are making it a tough nut to crack. In fact, experts say, insurance is a microcosm of the problems Brazil faces as it grapples with how wide to open its economy, and a lack of innovation is leading to missed opportunities.
 
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    Knowledge@Wharton » Real Estate

  • Replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Look Toward Denmark?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    7 Apr 2014 | 10:09 am
    Wharton’s Jack Guttentag questions whether the basic structure proposed as a replacement for Fannie/Freddie would meet the objective of creating effective secondary mortgage markets.
  • Real Estate, Credit, and the Emerging Middle Class in Peru

    Knowledge@Wharton
    20 Dec 2013 | 7:49 am
    Peru’s real estate market has experienced explosive growth over the last decade, with new construction springing up throughout the country and prices rising quickly. That growth has brought both benefits and risks, including the possibility of a housing bubble.
  • Berlin: A Window into Germany’s Future?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    20 Dec 2013 | 7:46 am
    Rising immigration, a vibrant art scene, a friendly business climate, and the low cost of living – along with a significant increase in the cost of housing for both renters and owners – may complicate Berlin’s attempts to become a world-class city.
  • Don’t Reform Housing Finance – Reinvent It

    Knowledge@Wharton
    21 Nov 2013 | 8:00 am
    “If we were to design a housing finance system to best address the needs of the country today and in the future, what would it look like?” asks Richard A. Morris in this opinion piece.
  • How a Jump in Home Ownership Boosted Entrepreneurship in China

    Knowledge@Wharton
    12 Nov 2013 | 11:38 am
    In her study of Chinese property reform in the 1990s, Wharton professor Shing-Yi Wang explores the link between the privatization of state-owned housing and the rise of entrepreneurship.
 
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    Knowledge@Wharton » Business Ethics

  • High-frequency Trading: Profiting from News

    Knowledge@Wharton
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:17 am
    Technological advances are changing the playing field for investors, allowing for high-frequency trading that can skirt the spirit or letter of the law. But they also allow for practices that can make the market more efficient, new Wharton research shows.
  • Are Corporations Really People?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    31 Mar 2014 | 10:03 am
    Corporations should not have all of the rights accorded to people, says Eric W. Orts, Wharton professor of ethics and legal studies.
  • Dan Ariely on ‘The Honest Truth About Dishonesty’

    Knowledge@Wharton
    31 Mar 2014 | 7:46 am
    Everyone cheats a little from time to time. But most major betrayals within organizations start with a first step that crosses the line, according to Dan Ariely, author of ‘The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty.’
  • Big Business and the New Norm: Doing Good at the Core, not the Periphery

    Knowledge@Wharton
    21 Mar 2014 | 8:40 am
    Often perceived as acting in ways that harm the economy, society and the environment due to a short-term focus on profits, big business is now starting to use its power for long-term good, according to the authors of Everybody’s Business: The Unlikely Story of How Big Business Can Fix the World.
  • Former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes: Sometimes People Just Make Mistakes

    Knowledge@Wharton
    10 Mar 2014 | 12:33 pm
    Former SEC commissioner Troy Paredes defended the agency's enforcement record in the aftermath of the financial crisis during a recent talk at Wharton.
 
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