Knowledge Wharton Podcast

Knowledge Wharton Podcast

Will Parler Prevail in Its Antitrust Case Against Amazon?

Wharton’s Herbert Hovenkamp explains why far-right social media platform Parler faces an uphill court battle in...

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask Sensitive Questions

New research co-authored by Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer reveals that most people don’t really mind...

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Why Diverse Boards Can Help Close the Wealth Gap

John W. Rogers Jr., founder of Ariel Investments, talks with Wharton’s Stephanie Creary about his lifelong...

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How Inclusion Helps Companies Succeed

During a recent Leading Diversity@Wharton event, Wharton’s Stephanie Creary spoke with three authors whose...

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Why the Growth of Impact Investing Depends on Data

A lack of data has hampered knowledge of how and whether impact investors achieve their goals. Wharton’s...

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How Institutional Reforms Can Power Startups

Venture accelerators see higher numbers of quality startups in countries that lower entry, growth, and exit barriers,...

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Should Companies Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory?

Instead of mandating vaccination, firms should remove any barriers to access and apply other forms of encouragement,...

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What Will It Take to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The worldwide distribution of the first vaccines to fight COVID-19 will require unprecedented teamwork, says...

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How Student Loan Forgiveness Could Increase Inequality

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s promise to forgive student debt might have the unintended consequence of...

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How Mentorship Opens the Path to Opportunity

Alan Bowser, co-head of the Americas Region at Bridgewater Associates, talks with Wharton’s Stephanie Creary...

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Does the U.S. Need Universal Health Care?

Wharton professor Robert Hughes explains the moral and social benefits of universal health care and how such a system...

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The Omnichannel Dilemma: How Retailers Can Get It Right

New research from Wharton’s Santiago Gallino and Robert Rooderkerk of Erasmus University offers companies...

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Why Trump’s Visa Ban Cost Fortune 500 Firms $100 Billion

Eroded stock valuations reflect investor concerns that talent shortages hurt productivity and innovation, says...

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How to Be an Inclusive Leader

As part of the Leading Diversity@Wharton speaker series, Dean Erika James and AT&T Senior Vice President and Chief...

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What Role Should Insurers Play in Covering Pandemic Business Losses?

For many small businesses such as restaurants, the denial of "business interruption insurance" for COVID-19 losses...

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COVID-19 and the Myth of Urban Flight

A small percentage of city dwellers are flocking to the suburbs during the coronavirus pandemic, but that won’t...

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Jeremy Siegel: What’s Ahead for the Stock Market?

Encouraging news on a COVID-19 vaccine, “a good election outcome” and strong liquidity are positive signs...

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What Will Persuade People to Take a Vaccine?

Behavioral scientists at Wharton and Penn are studying the best communication strategies that nudge people into...

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Conscious Capitalism: Giving All Stakeholders a Seat at the Table

Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Vital Farms investor Karl Khoury and CEO Russell Diez-Canseco about how...

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Gamification Is Changing How We Work — and Succeed

From motivating employees to maintaining healthy habits, games can help us achieve our goals in surprising ways, say...

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