Wharton Stories: Finance

Prof. Kent Smetters, faculty director of Penn Wharton Budget Model and a popular professor, shares financial advice for EMBA students.

Why This Business Economics Professor Says Self Sponsorship in Wharton’s EMBA Program Is a Sound Investment

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

“We learned a lot from these teams, not just about different financial techniques and concepts, but also about being active participants in our community to further the goal of financial literacy.”

Top High School Teams Face Off in 2018 KWHS Investment Competition Global Finale

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative announces the 2018 recipients of the John M. Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund for Public Service.

Meet the 2018 Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Recipients

Bitcoin makes the biggest headlines, but it’s blockchain — the technology behind cryptocurrencies — that could transform everything from banking to health care to the music industry. Sound like hype? Just ask the Wharton pioneers who are building blockchain’s future.

The Blockchain Revolution

“When I came to college, I knew that I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to study here, and I always felt the responsibility to give back to others.”

Social Impact, Swimming, and Business: How This Wharton Senior Juggles Her Eclectic Passions

“We witness such impressive teamwork and communication skills, and appreciate the students’ stories about the struggles and triumphs with these types of dynamics. From start to finish, this competition is a testament to the value of engaging, hands-on learning.”

High School Teams Showcase Their Strategic Thinking at the First-Ever KWHS Investment Competition Regional Finals in China

As the keynote speaker at the first annual M&T Summit, M&T alum Jeff Luhnow shared 4 steps he took to build a World Series-winning team and the crucial role big data played.

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow Explains How Data Analytics Helped Houston Win the World Series

Prof. Richard Waterman on how executive MBA students can use regression analysis and predictive analysis to transform business decision-making.

Statistics Professor on How Data Analytics Lead to Better Decisions – and How EMBA Students Can Implement Methodologies Right Away

Julianne Goodman tells how a Passion Project grant is helping her develop her own ice cream menu — and why Wharton tastes like spicy espresso chocolate.

How This Wharton Undergraduate Is Pursuing Her Passion for Homemade Ice Cream