We unite the School’s trail-blazing teaching, research, and industry engagement initiatives that use data to improve decision-making and generate actionable business insights.
Wharton Professor Dean Knox Recipient of 2021 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award
The lack of progress in identifying and addressing the racial disparities in law enforcement stems in part from inconsistent record-keeping and misleading statistical analyses of incomplete data, according to Dean Knox, the winner of the 2021 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award.
His prize-winning essay illustrates the value of applying new tools and statistical techniques to imperfect data to reveal the extent and severity of racial bias in policing.
Diversity in Neuroscience: How Wharton is Growing the Field
When Ileri Akinnola arrived at Penn for his Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship, he wasn’t sure what to expect from an Ivy League school. He figured it would be ultra-competitive, exclusive, and perhaps a bit unwelcoming to a rising senior from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
But he found exactly the opposite.
Analytics at Wharton brings together eight programs at the School – AI for Business, Computational Social Science for Business, Customer Analytics, Penn Wharton Budget Model, People Analytics, Wharton Neuroscience, Wharton Research Data Services, and Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative.
Our programs are united in their fundamental core value – using analytics to create impact.
3 Analytics Labs
33 Projects Funded
46 Associated Faculty
7 Analytics Student Clubs