Education, Business, & Law

‘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.

From Knowledge at Wharton

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.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Bail reform and public safety

A Quattrone Center study has found that misdemeanor bail reforms in Harris County, Texas have had a positive impact on public safety.

From Penn Carey Law

Who is falling for fake news?

New research from Wharton’s Ken Moon and Senthil Veeraraghavan recommends a data-driven solution for social media platforms to deal with fake news.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Penn GSE makes math meaningful for West Philly kids

The Responsive Math Teaching project, currently funded by the National Science, has kids in West Philly schools engaging in the work, rather than passively completing it, through summer “math festivals.”

From Penn GSE



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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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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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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