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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

86 Ratings
Average Ratings
62
12
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 Jan 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: China’s Electric Vehicle Market: A Storm of Competition Is Coming

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China is the world’s biggest market for electric vehicles -- and conditions are ripe for a shakeout, experts say.

May 09 2019

25mins

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Rank #2: Accidental Leaders: How Eight U.S. Vice Presidents Changed History

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A new book tells the stories of eight American vice presidents who ascended to the highest office by accident and how their leadership influenced history.

Jun 20 2019

25mins

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Rank #3: Preventing the Next Housing Crisis

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Overly loose mortgage standards are not exactly making a comeback, but some loans today are close to regulatory guardrails. New Wharton research offers a tool that can help regulators know when things may be going too far.

Apr 26 2019

20mins

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Rank #4: 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

22mins

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Rank #5: Follow the (Dirty) Money

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A new book from investigative journalist Oliver Bullough paints a bleak picture of rampant corruption, showing how the world’s rich and powerful conspire to stay that way.

Jul 24 2019

23mins

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Rank #6: The Opioid Crisis: Policy Solutions That Could Make an Impact

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Relaxing some laws, changing the kinds of treatments for which payers reimburse and lifting the stigma around opioid addiction would go a long way in addressing the epidemic, experts say.

Oct 04 2019

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Rank #7: 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 #8: How to Reduce the Ballooning U.S. Debt — With Bipartisan Support

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Reducing the $22 trillion U.S. debt is critical to the nation's future, but politics have been a hindrance. Brookings' William Gale has a plan that might be able to get bipartisan support.

Jun 04 2019

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Rank #9: Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel: Prepare for a Slowdown, Not a Recession

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While many investors are concerned that the next recession is on the horizon, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel says a slowdown is more likely in the short term.

Aug 20 2019

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Rank #10: What Are the Long-term Costs of the China-U.S. Trade War?

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An escalating trade war with China will lead to dire results for the U.S., according to long-term analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model. Consumers and businesses alike will feel the impact, experts say.

Aug 06 2019

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Rank #11: 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

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Rank #12: Dysfunctional Justice: What’s Wrong with the U.S. Legal System

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Litigator-turned-venture capitalist Bruce Cannon Gibney is sharply critical of the American legal system and explains in his new book why the concept of “justice for all” falls far short.

Jul 12 2019

27mins

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Rank #13: How Organizational Culture Shapes Digital Transformation

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Navigating the balance between culture and technology is one of the toughest challenges of digital transformation, according to Nik Puri, senior vice president of global IT at FedEx, and Dan Alig, CIO at Wharton computing and information technology.

Aug 09 2019

30mins

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Rank #14: Why Kindness Is the Key to Improved Well-being

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Can kindness, love and a strong sense of community actually make you healthier and happier? Research says yes, according to author Kelli Harding.

Sep 26 2019

18mins

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Rank #15: Sin and Soda: Can We Tax Our Way to Healthier Behavior?

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New Wharton research analyzes the results of a tax on sugary beverages to determine the optimal rate.

May 24 2019

23mins

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Rank #16: Trade War Casualty: Why the Days of Cheap Chinese Goods Are Over

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Hundreds of businesses are calling on President Trump to cancel his threat to increase tariffs on Chinese goods. Regardless of the outcome, an ongoing trade war will result in permanent adjustments of supply chains and prices, experts say.

Jun 24 2019

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Rank #17: Using Public-private Partnerships to Tackle Extreme Poverty

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Early experiences in Asia and Africa show that finding a voice for development issues in corporate strategies is a precursor to raising money, say experts.

May 31 2019

34mins

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Rank #18: When and How Entrepreneurs Pivot

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Wharton’s Jacqueline Kirtley studied seven early-stage firms in the energy and cleantech sector to learn how strategic changes actually play out in the startup world.

Jun 11 2019

31mins

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Rank #19: Growth Leaders vs. Laggards: What Makes the Difference?

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Companies that are growth drivers are able to attract, nurture and retain so-called innovation talent, which they support through a work-systems model, say Wharton’s George Day and Gregory Shea.

Aug 28 2019

48mins

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Rank #20: Responding to Natural Disasters: Is There a Better Way?

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What can governments and non-governmental organizations do to better prepare for, and aid countries in the recovery from, devastating storms? The heads of two NGOs weigh in.

Sep 13 2019

28mins

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