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If pandemic productivity is up, why is innovation slowing down?

A new study finds that productivity has remained stable or even increased for many companies that shifted to remote work during the coronavirus pandemic. However, innovation has taken a hit as both leaders and employees feel more distant from each other.

From Knowledge@Wharton

Breaking classroom barriers over Zoom

When Professor Lori Rosenkopf’s course on the culture of tech went virtual, she set out to make a more interactive learning experience. Her efforts have seen some unexpected results.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Wharton 2020 MBAs earned an average of $150,000 salaries after graduation

Recently released statistics show that Wharton School alumni earn a median annual salary of $150,000 each.

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The New York Times

At Wharton, a new leader confronts the culture wars

Erika James of the Wharton School was interviewed about her path to academia and the state of diversity and inclusion in business education.

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Financial Times

Best books of 2020: Economics

“2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything,” a book by Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School, was reviewed.

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The New York Times

Judy Shelton, Trump fed nominee, fails to advance to final vote

Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School said the nomination of Judy Shelton is the first time a political party has tried to pack the Federal Reserve after losing a presidential election. “There wasn’t the same sense of stacking the Fed on the way out,” he said.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

These Penn basketball players have stories worth telling, even as their season is called off

Student athletes Mark Jackson, a Wharton senior, and Kayla Padilla, a Wharton sophomore, were profiled for their basketball careers at Penn.

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