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Knowledge@Wharton

Summary: Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The site, which is free, captures relevant knowledge generated at Wharton and beyond by offering articles and videos based on research, conferences, speakers, books and interviews with faculty and other experts on global business topics.

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 What Slows Urban Mobility in India — and How to Fix It | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:51

Like many countries, India's largest cities are congested. But congestion pricing won’t work here because mobility is affected by other factors besides vehicle traffic, according to Wharton research.

 Can Annuities Help Grow Your Retirement Nest Egg? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:38

New research from Wharton professor Olivia Mitchell looks at how annuities can help secure enough retirement income when the products are included in pension plan menus.

 Becoming the Best: Excellent Customer Service Always Wins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:43

If you build a customer-centric business, the money will come. That’s the message in a new book by Horst Schulze, co-founder of luxury hotel chain The Ritz-Carlton.

 How Cash-strapped Millennials Can Take Control of Their Finances | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:57

Broke Millennial author Erin Lowry takes the intimidation out of investing and offers practical financial advice for her peers.

 China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Why the Price Is Too High | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:53

As it enters its latest phase, China’s Belt and Road initiative is facing pushback by partner countries that fear it could lead to unsustainable debt.

 How Big Data Can Inform Investment Decisions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:01

Investors and managers need more than just reams of information to make good decisions -- they need to know which data are important and how to use them, Wharton research finds.

 Is Global Consumer Confidence Peaking? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:55

Consumers are mostly happy with their jobs and personal finances, but many remain cautious about spending, say experts at The Conference Board.

 The Promise and Pitfalls of 5G: Will It Kill Cable? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:42

Expectations are riding high for the next generation of wireless technology, but is 5G ready to compete with wired broadband networks?

 Preventing the Next Housing Crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:28

Overly loose mortgage standards are not exactly making a comeback, but some loans today are close to regulatory guardrails. New Wharton research offers a tool that can help regulators know when things may be going too far.

 Can Algorithms Diagnose Disease Better Than Doctors? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:21

AI holds great promise for medical advancements. Researchers discuss how algorithms can be used boost patient outcomes.

 How Can Sri Lanka Recover? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:14

Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The site, which is free, captures relevant knowledge generated at Wharton and beyond by offering articles and videos based on research, conferences, speakers, books and interviews with faculty and other experts on global business topics.

 Incompetent Male Leaders: The Case for Talent Over Gender | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:54

Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The site, which is free, captures relevant knowledge generated at Wharton and beyond by offering articles and videos based on research, conferences, speakers, books and interviews with faculty and other experts on global business topics.

 Why India’s Jet Airways Lost Its Wings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:23

Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The site, which is free, captures relevant knowledge generated at Wharton and beyond by offering articles and videos based on research, conferences, speakers, books and interviews with faculty and other experts on global business topics.

 What We Can Learn from the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Recall | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:23

Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The site, which is free, captures relevant knowledge generated at Wharton and beyond by offering articles and videos based on research, conferences, speakers, books and interviews with faculty and other experts on global business topics.

 Why Oil Markets Are Changing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:27

Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The site, which is free, captures relevant knowledge generated at Wharton and beyond by offering articles and videos based on research, conferences, speakers, books and interviews with faculty and other experts on global business topics.

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