Wharton School

‘The Prepared Leader’: Erika James and Lynn Perry Wooten

Wharton Dean Erika James and Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten discuss their new book, 'The Prepared Leader,' and how they found the motivation and the staying power during the pandemic to write it.

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Undergraduate research on display

Showcasing undergraduate student research with Penn faculty, a record 361 posters were on display with students presenting their work at the Fall Research Expo sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships in Houston Hall.

Louisa Shepard

Why livestream commerce is on the rise

Wharton’s Tom Robertson explains livestream commerce, one of the hottest trends in digital sales. There are great benefits to using the medium, but only if retailers can get it right.

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In the News


Business Insider

Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says Jerome Powell is making one of the biggest policy mistakes in the Fed’s 110-year history, and it could lead to a major recession

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School worries that the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes to curb inflation may provoke a steep recession, especially since inflation is starting to come down significantly.

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ABC News

Biden’s student loan forgiveness will cost $400B, new estimate says, as White House pushes back

The Congressional Budget Office’s new $400 billion estimate for President Biden’s forgiveness plan is noted as slightly less than the Wharton School’s $605B assessment.

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The New York Times

White House student loan forgiveness could cost about $400 billion

The Penn Wharton Budget estimates that all three components of President Biden’s forgiveness plan will cost about $600 billion over 10 years.

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The Guardian

Biden’s claim that COVID pandemic is over sparks debate over future

PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel says that President Biden’s remarks reflect the general population’s current disregard of masks and pandemic precautions.

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Bloomberg Business Week

Crash course in crisis leadership

Dean Erika H. James of the Wharton School discusses the lessons and context of her new book, “The Prepared Leader,” on an episode of the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Podcast.

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