Wharton Stories: Faculty

Wharton experts weigh in on the global economy, online teaching, remote work, and flattening the curve of COVID-19 impact.

Faculty Insights: How to Lead and Work Through a Pandemic

The course, led by Wharton Management Professor Mauro Guillen, will teach students about the effects of events like coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and economies.

A New Real-Time Course Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak

Different kinds of smiles can indicate an employee’s true motivation, according to research from Marketing Prof. Patti Williams.

The Implications of Smiling at Work

From the Turing Test to IBM’s Jeopardy–winning Watson, artificial intelligence has continuously pushed the status quo. How can people in business better understand and use this growing technology?

Using Artificial Intelligence in Business: A Talk with Kartik Hosanagar

Can science help us improve communication in advertising? Prof. Michael Platt believes the answer is yes.

What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Political Advertising

Wharton’s Katherine Klein speaks with Lisa Hall from Georgetown University’s Beeck Center about a new framework for making investments in distressed communities more equitable.

Changing Communities: How to Bring Fairness into Finance

“The evidence is increasingly strong that integrating a mindset around environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) [criteria] leads to better investment returns.”

Can BlackRock’s Strategy Shift Make a Difference on Climate Change? Wharton’s Katherine Klein Weighs In

“Sustainable investment may be the safest bet we have because one thing we know is that climate change is happening. You can have different philosophies about where or why, but it is in fact happening.”

Why Sustainable Investing is a Safe Bet

What are students interested in when it comes to human capital and how can we better teach it at Wharton?

Teaching the Future of Work

As we look ahead to 2020, Americans are likely to continue to see economic growth, at a slow and steady rate. Jeremy Siegel provides more context to what’s ahead for the markets.

Jeremy Siegel Forecasts the 2020 Economic Outlook