Wharton Stories: Research

Andrea Contigiani, GrW’19, does research on experimentation in early-stage ventures. Knowledge@Wharton sat down with him to talk about what implications his research has on the “lean startup” methods.

Wharton PhD Candidate Explores the Downside of the Lean Startup

The award-winning WRDS platform continues to expand its offerings, deepening researcher engagement and expanding resources for students and instructors around the world.

Wharton Research Data Services Makes Big Data Digestible

Pursuing a joint degree in marketing and psychology, doctoral student Arthur Lee has also plugged in to a “rare network” that bridges neuroscience and business through Wharton’s Neuroscience Initiative.

How This Doctoral Student Is Exploring the Nexus Between Business and Brain Science

Management professor Mary-Hunter McDonnell examines corporate strategies and responses to increased public scrutiny.

How Companies Engage with Social Activism

Prof. Michael Platt and the new Wharton Neuroscience Initiative are exploring evolutionary brain science and using high-tech tools to unlock the secrets of human psychology — and marketing.

Why This Professor Believes Neuroscience Is the Future of Business

A summit of Penn Wharton Budget Model’s growing presence in D.C., the forum saw policymakers, business leaders, and academics examining the evolving tools that will make government more accessible to everyone.

Data for Government Transparency: Key Takeaways from Penn Wharton Budget Model’s First Policy Forum

The Wharton private equity and finance professor discusses the science and subtle art of how PE values a company before acquisition.

A Quick Lesson on Private Equity Analysis from Prof. Bilge Yilmaz

Prof. Nancy Rothbard and doctoral candidate Julianna Pillemer discuss their research collaboration on potential conflicts between workplace friendships and organizational goals.

Managing the Dark Side of Workplace Friendships

How Assistant Professor of Management Samir Nurmohamed’s research on motivation and storytelling applies to everything from insect-based foods to motivating call center workers to teaching Wharton students.

Lessons From Prof. Samir Nurmohamed’s Research on Motivation, Underdogs, and Storytelling

The Wharton Neuroscience Initiative explores the ethical, legal, and societal implications for neuroscience and business at its second annual WiN summit.

Configuring a ‘Road Map’ for Neuroscience and Business