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February 25, 2021 7 min
Wharton Assistant Professor of Management Stephanie Creary talks to Dan Loney about her research into how decisions around diversity and inclusion impacts companies and corporate boards, and if we're truly making an impact.

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Tarik Brooks, President of Combs Enterprises, talks about the importance of investing in Black business, and how Combs Enterprises teamed up with JP Morgan to support minority entrepreneurs.

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Alison Buttenheim, the Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women's Health and Director of Engagement at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at Penn, talks to Dan Loney about the Coronavirus vaccine rollout, the issues with vaccine hesitancy and where she expects we will be by the fall.

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Tom Steyer, Billionaire investor, Philanthropist and 2020 Presidential Candidate talks to Dan Loney about the early weeks of the Biden administration and the role of the private sector in restoring America.

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The importance of purpose within a company and whether it links back to a company's performance in light of 2020's social justice movement is something that will continue to be examined in the coming months and years. Claudine Gartenberg, Wharton Assistant Professor of Management, talks about her research into the link between purpose and performance with Wharton Business Daily's Dan Loney.



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Rapper Percy "Master P" Miller, talks about his business interests and why America's Black community must focus on economic empowerment in order to change injustice as part of Wharton Business Daily's special on Black business in America.

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February 4, 2021 7 min

Sarah Light, Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, talks to Dan Loney about the Biden administration's executive orders - specifically, those on climate priorities - what they mean, and what has to happen next to see these policy goals come to fruition.





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February 2, 2021 10 min
Barry Ritholtz, CIO Ritholtz Wealth Management, joins Wharton Business Daily to talk about GameStop, stock shorts and why the anger over shorts is misplaced.

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Sasha Indarte, Assistant Professor of Finance, talks to Wharton Business Daily's Dan Loney about GameStop's short squeeze, the risks involved, and the process of short selling.


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Host of The Biggest Loser Bob Harper talks about fitness, wellness and the new digital content he's working on for people trying to get in shape from home as part of this Wharton Business Daily Special - the Business of Fitness.

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Kent Smetters, Wharton Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy and Faculty Lead of the Penn Wharton Budget Model, joins Wharton Business Daily host Dan Loney to talk about the economic outlook with the new administration, and how the COVID-19 vaccine roll out will factor into economic recovery.

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Guy Kawasaki talks about the strong anti-vaccination movement in the United States, and how to encourage people who are hesitant about vaccines to take the Coronavirus vaccine so that we can return to 'normalcy.' On his Remarkable People podcast, Guy has tackled this question with a variety of experts, including Wharton's Katy Milkman and Jonah Berger.


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In light of Parler's antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, Herb Hovenkamp, Professor of Business Ethics & Legal Studies at the Wharton School and antitrust expert, talks about the actions of social media and tech platforms in terms of shutting down commentary from President Trump and his administration last week following the U.S. Capitol siege, and whether these actions are another example of tech companies having too much con...
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Simon Sinek, author and inspirational speaker, talks to Dan Loney about New Year's goals and visions, and why it's important to stay optimistic amidst the backdrop of the pandemic.

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In this replay of our top podcast of 2020, Joseph Westphal, former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor at Penn's Lauder Institute, discusses his perspective on the process that occurred leading up to last January's strike against Iran, and the state of U.S. relations with the Middle East over the last few years.

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Katherine Klein, Wharton Professor of Management and Vice-Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, talks about NASDAQ's recent announcement requiring board diversity, why it's important to reinforce diversity throughout the company overall, and why companies have been historically resistant to change in this area.

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Andrew Zimmern, Founder & CEO of Passport Hospitality, returns to Wharton Business Daily to talk to Dan Loney about why he says the restaurant industry is falling apart nine months into the pandemic, and what must be done to save the industry.

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Gad Allon, Professor of Operations, Information & Decisions at the Wharton School, and Director of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology, talks about the massive logistical challenges in distributing the COVID-19 vaccines.

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December 10, 2020 13 min

The advent and use of artificial intelligence is leading to deeper conversations about the influence this technology will have in the years ahead, particularly as it relates to data collection and privacy. In this re-play of a pre-pandemic interview with Timnit Gebru, the former Technical Co-Lead of Google’s Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team talks about her biggest concerns around data collection, changes that need to occur at t...

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December 8, 2020 11 min
Wharton Assistant Professor of Finance Sylvain Catherine and Chicago Booth Assistant Professor of Finance Constantine Yannelis discuss their new research on student debt forgiveness with Wharton Business Daily's Dan Loney.

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