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Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

By Derivatives Trader - May 16 2019
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Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

Most underrated podcast

By Feldman821 - Mar 23 2018
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Tons of interesting topics. I learn tons and not always just business and finance stuff.

iTunes Ratings

92 Ratings
Average Ratings
67
13
3
6
3

Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

By Derivatives Trader - May 16 2019
Read more
Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

Most underrated podcast

By Feldman821 - Mar 23 2018
Read more
Tons of interesting topics. I learn tons and not always just business and finance stuff.
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Knowledge@Wharton

Latest release on May 26, 2020

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Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Rank #1: What Investors Need to Watch for in 2020

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Reduced central bank liquidity injections, higher asset prices and increased volatility are some of the risks investors face in the year ahead, according to Allianz’s Mohamed El-Erian and Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel.

Jan 07 2020

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Rank #2: Working from Home: Navigating the Pandemic’s New Normal

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The COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of employees to work from home. Wharton’s Nancy Rothbard offers suggestions for how workers and employers can adjust to the new reality.

May 04 2020

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Rank #3: Why Omni-channel Personalization Is the Future of Marketing

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Rajesh Jain, founder of Netcore Solutions, says companies must focus on finding and keeping their best customers.

Feb 18 2020

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Rank #4: Want to Become a Dynamic Learner? Here’s How to Do It

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A new book by University of North Carolina professor Bradley Staats outlines how to become a dynamic learner, which he says is key to staying ahead in a rapidly changing world.

Aug 02 2019

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Rank #5: Why Most Leadership Skills Are Learned

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Former Aetna CEO Ron Williams draws on his years of management experience to offer leadership advice in his new book.

Sep 11 2019

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Rank #6: Fashion Fail: Where Did Forever 21 Go Wrong?

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Three big mistakes led to Forever 21’s bankruptcy filing and could imperil the fast-fashion chain’s future, experts say.

Oct 10 2019

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Rank #7: Has the Sharing Economy Disrupted Marketing? Not Quite…

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A new paper by Wharton's Cait Lamberton offers guidance for marketers who must transform traditional practices and beliefs to fit the modern sharing economy.

Oct 31 2019

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Rank #8: Why Good People Still Can’t Get Jobs

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If employers are grumbling that they can’t find qualified applicants for vacancies, they only have themselves to blame, says Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli.

Oct 04 2019

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Rank #9: Game-changer to Digital Dustbin: Why iTunes Is Shutting Down

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The demise of the once-dominant music platform is a sign that Apple, which formerly led the pack in the sector, has lost its edge.

Jun 07 2019

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Rank #10: Why a California Law Could Impact the Future of the Gig Economy

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Experts say a new law expected to go into effect in California could transform a number of industries that reduce costs by relying on independent contractors.

Sep 20 2019

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Rank #11: How You Can Use Conflict to Build a Better Team

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In her new book, psychologist and business strategist Liane Davey extols the virtues of office conflict and explains how to use friction as a force for good.

Jun 06 2019

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Rank #12: What’s Really Behind China’s Falling GDP

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China’s second-quarter economic growth hit a 27-year low. But it’s not because of the trade war, say experts from Wharton and Stanford.

Jul 19 2019

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Rank #13: Why Monetary Policy Affects the Financial System and the Economy

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Recent research from Wharton’s Itamar Drechsler examines bank deposits as a form of monetary policy.

Jul 02 2019

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Rank #14: Are Negative Interest Rates on the Way in the U.S.?

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The U.S. could be headed for negative interest rate territory. Experts from Wharton and Michigan State University discuss the implications for the U.S. economy.

Sep 17 2019

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Rank #15: Why Ridesharing Reaps Unexpected Benefits

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Ridesharing can be more than just transportation. Research co-authored by Wharton's Lindsey Cameron reveals unexpected social and cultural benefits from what happens inside the car.

Nov 14 2019

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Rank #16: Why Don’t Women Promote Themselves?

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New research from Wharton’s Judd Kessler and Harvard’s Christine Exley finds a striking gender gap in self-promotion, with women consistently underplaying their accomplishments at work.

Feb 17 2020

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Rank #17: What’s the Next Chapter for Barnes & Noble?

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A hedge fund wants to buy the bookstore chain for $683 million, including debt. Will the deal work? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere share their insights.

Jun 18 2019

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Rank #18: How Blockchain Will Redefine Supply Chain Management

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Blockchain can transform supply chain management by automating relationships and building trust, notes BCG’s Stefan Gstettner. But it’s not always the best technology for boosting supply chain efficiency.

Jul 30 2019

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Rank #19: Can Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All Plan Work?

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The plan would improve health and longevity in the U.S., but its impact on GDP would depend on how it’s financed, according to a new analysis from the Penn Wharton Budget Model.

Feb 04 2020

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Rank #20: Rough Ride: Looking Inside the Tumultuous Rise of Uber

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In a new book, New York Times reporter Mike Isaac chronicles the meteoric rise of Uber and the ultimate downfall of its hard-charging founder, Travis Kalanick.

Oct 02 2019

24mins

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Pulling Through the Pandemic: Advice for Entrepreneurs

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Wharton’s Karl Ulrich offers guidance for entrepreneurs trying to make it to the other side of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 26 2020

14mins

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Why Consumers Are Willing to Share Personal Information on Smartphones

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New Wharton research explores why consumers are more willing to share personal information when communicating on a smartphone compared with a computer.

May 26 2020

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Will the Pandemic Cause Food Shortages?

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What’s behind the continually bare shelves at grocery stores in some U.S. cities? Wharton experts explain how the crisis has caused supply chain disruptions.

May 19 2020

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Pandemic Playbook: What Health Care Leaders Can Learn from Management Research

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Wharton’s Lawton R. Burns and Ingrid Nembhard have co-authored a five-point strategy guide for health care leaders during these uncertain times.

May 12 2020

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Help Where It’s Needed: How Grass Roots Organizations Are Making a Difference

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In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, volunteer organizations like Off Their Plate are making an impact on several fronts.

May 08 2020

22mins

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Working from Home: Navigating the Pandemic’s New Normal

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The COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of employees to work from home. Wharton’s Nancy Rothbard offers suggestions for how workers and employers can adjust to the new reality.

May 04 2020

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Earth Day 2020: COVID-19 Reminds Us Why Science Matters

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Fifty years ago, the first Earth Day was inspired by a scientist. The pandemic teaches us to seek refuge in science again, writes Wharton's Eric W. Orts.

Apr 23 2020

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When Cash Is Tight, Should You Borrow from Retirement Savings?

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Explore all options before tapping your retirement account -- even in the midst of an economic downturn like the one we are facing, Wharton experts advise.

Apr 14 2020

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What Contributes Most to Consumer Financial Distress?

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New research coauthored by Wharton’s Benjamin Keys looks at the roles geographic location and individual characteristics play in the financial struggles of consumers.

Apr 10 2020

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When Will the Jobs Return?

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Industries such as leisure and hospitality might bounce back sooner than others, but lower demand suggests more layoffs could be on the way, say experts at Wharton.

Apr 07 2020

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What the COVID-19 Curve Can Teach Us about Climate Change

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Much like flattening the curve on COVID-19, the world must act now to lessen the cumulative effects of climate change, says Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther.

Apr 07 2020

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Are U.S. Banks Strong Enough to Weather the Downturn?

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As banks process relief loans, regulatory latitude and bad debts could prove to be their undoing, warns Wharton’s David Zaring.

Apr 06 2020

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How the Pandemic Could Affect Income Inequality

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Wharton’s Benjamin Lockwood offers insight about how the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package could change the economy when the United States emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 02 2020

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Will the $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid Package Be Enough?

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Economic recovery in the U.S. will be slow and require continued relief beyond the current measures, according to experts at Wharton.

Mar 31 2020

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Triage in a Pandemic: Can AI Help Ration Access to Care?

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As demand soars during the COVID-19 pandemic, shortages of ventilators and ICU beds are forcing doctors to make tough choices about who should get priority in access to care. Can artificial intelligence help guide the process? Gregory P. Shea, Krzysztof “Kris” Laudanski and Cassie A. Solomon discuss this complex question.

Mar 27 2020

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How Far Could the Fed Go in Responding to COVID-19?

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The Federal Reserve has shown agility and speed in its attempts to protect the U.S. economy in the wake of the pandemic, but it would do well to steer clear of a policy-making role, say experts.

Mar 24 2020

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Coronavirus and Supply Chain Disruption: What Firms Can Learn

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From diversified sourcing to inventory buffers, Wharton experts weigh various risk-mitigation strategies businesses could employ to prevent disruptions like those we have seen during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 17 2020

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Why the ‘Rothification’ of 401(k)s Would Hurt Retirees

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New research co-authored by Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell shows that taxing 401(k) contributions instead of taxing payouts -- similar to the way Roth IRAs work -- could backfire.

Mar 13 2020

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Stock Shock: What Lies Ahead for Global Markets?

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As the double whammy of the coronavirus crisis and an oil price war roils global markets, what should investors do? Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel and Moody’s Mark Zandi offer their insights.

Mar 10 2020

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Coronavirus: How Emotional Contagion Exacts a Toll

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Wharton's Sigal Barsade explains how to stop emotional contagion, which often spreads during major events such as the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 10 2020

12mins

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iTunes Ratings

92 Ratings
Average Ratings
67
13
3
6
3

Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

By Derivatives Trader - May 16 2019
Read more
Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

Most underrated podcast

By Feldman821 - Mar 23 2018
Read more
Tons of interesting topics. I learn tons and not always just business and finance stuff.