Women and leadership at Wharton

The latest episodes of the Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, ‘Ripple Effect,’ explore the gendered workplace, women’s leadership, and equality.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Challenging the boundaries of STEM

Female faculty and staff from the School of Social Policy & Practice, the Wharton School, and Penn Carey Law shared how they integrate science, technology, engineering, and math into their work.

Erica Moser

Resolutions for a ‘fresh start’

The latest from the Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” looks into the business, psychology, and economy of resolutions in its “Fresh Start” episodes.

From Knowledge at Wharton

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The New York Times

Biden’s student loan repayment plan is being challenged. Here’s what to know

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School attributes $235 billion of the cost of the SAVE loan repayment plan to its increased generosity relative to existing plans.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Wharton reclaims top spot in U.S. News MBA rankings, other local schools fall

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Wharton School as the top MBA program in the nation for 2024.


The New York Times

How much would you pay to make sure you never sawed off a finger?

PIK Professor Herbert Hovenkamp says that the Consumer Protection Safety Commission deals with problems of safety, not competition implications.


The Wall Street Journal

Monopoly case pits Justice Department against Apple’s antitrust winning streak

PIK Professor Herbert Hovenkamp says that the government has an uphill climb to convince a court that Apple’s policies result in higher prices and hurt consumers, rather than protecting them.


Marketplace (NPR)

The success of women’s college basketball is more than just Caitlin Clark

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School says that women’s college basketball needs to cultivate more superstars and superstar matchups like Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese to keep investors bought in and fans engaged.



Emergency Fed bank effort ends lending, as eyes turn to discount window

Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School says that the existence of the Bank Term Funding Program is an admission of failure on the part of the Federal Reserve.