Wharton Stories: Global

“For the last few years, and in particular since the global financial crisis, we have been on a painkiller. And that painkiller has been incredible liquidity support by central banks. They’ve kept the economy going, but they haven’t solved what’s holding back genuine inclusive economic growth.”

Is Another Financial Crash on the Horizon? Mohamed El-Erian Weighs In.

“There’s this incredible disconnect right now. Unemployment is at 3.6 percent — that’s beyond full employment. Why is everybody so unhappy, or at least, anxious?”

Dean Garrett Breaks Down Trade War Politics, the Rise of Populism, and What Keeps Him Optimistic

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development

“What we were finding was that we were onto something big and something different, something that wasn’t just confined to my community, Tarkwa Breman, alone.”

How This Penn Alum Is Revitalizing Education and Healthcare Through Cocoa Farms in Ghana

Misha Nasrollahzadeh, WG’20, recalls how a Global Modular Course in Ethiopia with her healthcare management class helped broaden her perspective on healthcare and innovation.

Lessons This Healthcare Management Student Took Away from a Trip to Ethiopia

Julian Gomez Faustino, WG’20, came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives for its undiluted MBA and global focus.

Why This Chief Risk Officer Says Wharton Is Worth the Commute from Mexico City

“If I think about the two bigger economic issues than trade, they are market access and innovation — who’s going to control innovation in the 21st century.”

Dean Garrett on Why Trade Isn’t the Biggest Issue Between the U.S. and China

Prof. Hernandez explains why he wants students to be globally-minded managers and decision-makers — and how this differs from domestic affairs.

What Wharton Prof. Zeke Hernandez Wants EMBA Students to Learn about Global Strategy

Adedotun Adejare, W’19, was inspired by his travel experiences at Wharton to pursue a Master’s degree as a Schwarzman Scholar in China.

Adedotun Adejare Prepares to Explore China’s Technology Hub as Schwarzman Scholar

Nduka Nwankwo, WG’19, plans to use the skills he cultivated as a Lipman fellow to drive new projects for the Prize, which awards organizations for outstanding achievements in the social sector every year.

Why This Lipman Fellow Alumnus Returned to the Program as a Graduate Assistant