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 Women in Analytics

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This March, Analytics at Wharton celebrates International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by showcasing Wharton Women who are leading their industries through transformative business analytics, forging a path as the next generation of data scientists, and spearheading research with analytics, machine learning, and AI.

Wharton People Analytics Conference

The Wharton People Analytics Conference returns on March 29, 2023, at The Ritz Carlton of Philadelphia and will welcome world-class speakers who will dive into the topics essential to the future of people analytics, including DEI, algorithmic bias, employee well-being and mental health, employee activism, and the Digital First future of work. Celebrating a decade of programming, the Conference will continue to bring the vanguard of people analytics together to equip us all for the next ten years. Seats are selling out so register today!

Wharton Researchers Build Algorithm to Help Fight Sex Trafficking

Pia Ramchandani, doctoral candidate in the Department of Operations, Information and Decisions, and her professor, Hamsa Bastani, are developing algorithms to help law enforcement crack the code on covert networks that recruit victims through deceptive online ads.

Analytics → Action → Impact

With its bench strength of faculty expertise and student talent, Analytics at Wharton generates cutting-edge research, informs business practices and public policy, inspires the next generation of business leaders, and creates pathways for organizations and historically excluded populations to gain access to analytics education and resources.

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Our Programs

Analytics at Wharton brings together eight programs at the School – AI and Analytics for Business, Computational Social Science for Business, 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
48 Projects Funded
55 Associated Faculty
7 Analytics Student Clubs

Analytics News

FTX Auditors Doubled as Crypto Industry Cheerleaders

Dan Taylor, faculty director of Wharton Forensic Analytics Lab, weighs in on the significant deficiencies in FTX’s internal controls.

TV news top driver of political echo chambers in U.S.

Wharton’s Duncan Watts discovered 17% of Americans consume television news from partisan left- or right-leaning sources compared to just 4% online.

Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness plan could cost up to $519 billion, according to new analysis

According to research from the Penn Wharton Budget Model, student loan forgiveness will be anything but “free.”

Welcome to your office in the metaverse

“Working It” host Isabel Berwick talks to Lynn Wu, a Wharton Business School professor and an expert on emerging technologies related to the future of work.

To Make Better Hires, Learn What Predicts Success

Learn how Cade Massey, Faculty Co-Director of The Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative, turned to baseball to rethink recruiting.

Deepfake Technology Is Now a Threat to Everyone. What Do We Do?

Deepfake scams are becoming more common, thanks to a number of free deepfake apps that are just a Google search away.

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Analytics at Wharton

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