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  • Stocks for the Long Run | Jeremy Siegel

    Wharton finance professor emeritus Jeremy Siegel’s bestselling book, Stocks for the Long Run, was first released in 1994 and is now in its sixth edition. Siegel talks about what has changed in investment strategies, and what remains the same. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series called “Meet the Authors."
  • How Can We Meet the AI Moment?

    Eric Bradlow, the vice dean of Wharton’s new AI and Analytics Initiative, discusses how generative AI can be leveraged in education, companies, and society to enhance our lives — and why the first step to understanding AI is to simply start using it.
  • Marketplace Dignity | Cait Lamberton

    Wharton’s Cait Lamberton talks about her new book, Marketplace Dignity, which explains why customers want firms to treat them with respect and dignity above anything else. This episode is part of a series called “Meet the Authors" from the Ripple Effect podcast.
  • How Can Minority Employees Be Authentic in a Corporate Workplace?

    Wharton’s Stephanie Creary speaks with Dr. Ella F. Washington — organizational psychologist, practice professor at Georgetown University, and founder of Ellavate Solutions — on the indisputable value of DEI and how to be authentic at work while navigating corporate culture.This episode is part of the Leading Diversity at Work series.
  • The U.S. Housing Market Has Homeowners Stuck | Lu Liu

    Wharton’s Lu Liu discusses what policy changes may be needed to break mortgage lock-in, which is restricting real estate inventory in the U.S. housing market. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series on “Real Estate.”
  • How Financial Literacy Helps Underserved Students | David Musto

    Wharton’s David Musto talks about Penn’s financial literacy course, which is being taught to high school students across the country. It’s just one of the programs at the Stevens Center to help younger people understand money and make better financial decisions. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series on “Financial Literacy.”
  • Why Are Millennials Not Having Kids?

    Wharton’s Stew Friedman talks about his book, Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family, which has been re-released for its 10th anniversary with a provocative new preface. This evidence-based book examines the changing attitudes millennials and younger generations have about raising children in a society that makes it increasingly difficult to do so. 
  • Your Career in Journalism Is Over. Now What?

    Wharton management professor Amy Wrzesniewski studied the shrinking field of journalism to better understand how workers grapple with occupational instability and declining careers. Her co-authored paper, “Perceived Fixed or Flexible Meaning: Toward a Model of Meaning Fixedness and Navigating Occupational Instability,” appears in the journal Administrative Science Quarterly.
  • Sponsorship vs. Professional Mentoring for Women Leaders | Nancy Rothbard

    There’s a difference between a professional mentor and a sponsor, but women need both if they want help moving forward in their careers, explains Wharton Deputy Dean Nancy Rothbard. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series on “Women & Leadership."