Education, Business, & Law

Policing marginalized communities

This past semester, Quattrone Center fellow Anjelica Hendricks engaged students in the study of how policing intersects with race, gender, ability, and other intertwined socioeconomic identities.

From Penn Carey Law

Penn GSE’s María Cioè-Peña on equitable access in education

The assistant professor of education joined the Educational Linguistics Division to ensure that bilingual children with dis/abilities get the support needed to thrive; she aims to find a model where all learners get what they need without being labeled.

From Penn GSE

The economic tradeoff: Career or family?

Research by Wharton’s Corinne Low examines the economic compromises women face in balancing career and family timing, and the need for more gender-equitable policies.

From Knowledge at Wharton

How do customers feel about algorithms?

Many managers worry that algorithms alienate customers. New research from Wharton’s Stefano Puntoni looks at how the attitudes of customers are influenced by algorithmic versus human decision-making.

From Knowledge at Wharton



In the News


The Washington Post

U.S. owners of Italian team chose basketball over soccer

The Wharton School’s Connor Barwin and fellow MBA students are investing in Italian soccer team Pallacanestro Trieste to get an early stake in the European basketball trend.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

This Philly-area elementary school saw test scores plummet. Now it’s putting all its resources toward catching up.

Nicole Carl of the Graduate School of Education says that teachers are feeling pressure from administrators to boost test scores.

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Spectrum

Lots of sound and fury on U.S. debt, but not a crisis — yet

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School explains what the government would need to do to stabilize debt near current levels.

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ANI News (India)

University of Pennsylvania pledges to bolster relations with India at "Penn India Engagement Forum"

PIK Professor Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Dean Erika H. James of the Wharton School, and Dean Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted on the forum to support India's exceptional growth and specific health care needs.

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Los Angeles Times

What Tyre Nichols’ death at the hands of Black officers says about race in policing

A 2021 analysis co-authored by Dean Knox of the Wharton School found that Black, Hispanic, and female police officers make fewer stops and arrests and use force less often.

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