Student Spotlight – Emma Segerman and Naomi Korn Tackle the Sports Industry

Emma Segerman and Naomi Korn

Emma Segerman and Naomi Korn have a lot in common. Both are graduating seniors at the University of Pennsylvania – Segerman’s degree is in business analytics with a concentration in legal studies & business ethics, Korn’s is in philosophy, politics, and economics with a minor in statistics. Both women have a knack for numbers, and a deep love for sports. They were both involved with the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI) as undergrads, and they both have jobs lined up in the sports industry waiting for them when they graduate.Read More

Research Spotlight: Cryptocurrency Confidence Index

Analytics at Wharton spoke with David Reibstein, Catherine “Cait” Lamberton, Z. John Zhang, and, Martin P. Fritze about their research into the attitudes of consumers towards cryptocurrencies – whose true value is famously difficult to ascertain – and how those attitudes are reflected in the pricing of cryptocurrencies.Read More

How to Improve AI Fairness in an Unfair World

neutral artificial intelligence Scales of Justice in the Digital World Digital scale illustration on futuristic network background. Fairness and equality in ethics

Hamsa Bastani, Faculty Co-Lead at the Wharton Healthcare Analytics Lab, is co-author of a recent research paper, Rethinking Fairness for Human-AI Collaboration, with Haosen Ge, Data Scientist, Analytics at Wharton and Osbert Bastani, assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania.Read More

Visiting Scholars Amit Gandhi and Cornelia C. Walther Join Analytics at Wharton

Analytics at Wharton is proud to welcome Amit Gandhi and Cornelia Walther as visiting scholars for the academic year. In their roles, Gandhi and Walther will provide thought leadership and content expertise for a variety of programs at Analytics at Wharton, serving as faculty mentors for student teams and subject matter experts. With a focus on corporate relationships and humanitarian-focused uses of technology, Analytics at Wharton couldn’t have welcomed these two brilliant scholars at a better time. Read More

Women in Data Science @ Penn 2024 Recap

Analytics at Wharton and Penn Engineering had the distinct pleasure of hosting the fifth annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) @ Penn Conference on February 8th and 9th. A celebrated interdisciplinary event, WiDS @ Penn is part of the larger WiDS Worldwide initiative, which aims to elevate and celebrate the outstanding work of women on a global scale, fostering respect, collaboration, connection, and visibility within the data science community.Read More