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By the Numbers
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
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
Can science help us improve communication in advertising? Prof. Michael Platt believes the answer is yes.
What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Political Advertising
A class project on wildfire prevention led three Wharton undergrads to present their findings at the Women in Data Science Conference at Penn.
Predicting Random Forest Fires in California
Four student teams wow’d the judges at the 2020 Y-Prize competition and took home prize money to invest in their ideas about how to repair and harvest energy from metal.
Bright Idea: An Eco-Friendly, Affordable Lighting Solution Wins the 2020 Y-Prize
There’s still so much companies don’t understand about data collection and AI. Timnit Gebru weighs in on some things companies should keep in mind.
Timnit Gebru: 5 Takeaways About the State of Artificial Intelligence
“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
“There’s no question that investors are superstitious. There’s an open question as to how much it influences stock prices, but the fact that investors exhibit superstition? That’s pretty non-controversial.”
Are Investors Superstitious?
Should you drink at your office holiday party? If so, how many drinks is too many? Prof. Maurice Schweitzer weighs in on why work parties are so tricky and offers tips on how to navigate them.
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Drinking at Your Office Holiday Party
“When people give to charity, they should not be thinking necessarily about what they personally care about, but where their money can go the furthest.”
The Paradox of Giving to Charity
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