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New Wharton research uses baby names to show how the sights and sounds we’re exposed to every day impact our choices and influence what becomes popular.
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Jean-Phillipe de Schrevel’s companies – BlueOrchard Investments and the Bamboo Microfinance BOPE Fund — are producing market-level returns on investments aimed at creating a positive social impact. In this Knowledge@Wharton interview, he discusses his business model and defends microfinance against charges that it has lost its way.
The Supreme Court of India recently gave the green light to the Right to Education Act, ensuring free education for economically disadvantaged children between the ages of six and 14. Is it a noble idea whose time has come — or a potential landmine?
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Wharton statistics professor Abraham Wyner and a team of students recently set out to determine whether one can predict the performance of sports teams based on the amount of money they spend on their players.