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Knowledge @Wharton: May 4, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Mark Redlus (CEO, Tridiuum), Lawrence White (Robert Kavesh Professorship in Economics, NYU Stern School of Business), David Galligan (Professor of Animal Health Economics, Penn Vet, University of Pennsylvania), Megan Ryerson Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning and Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania), and Tara Sinclair Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University) on the Friday, May 4, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Friday, May 4, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

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Knowledge @Wharton: May 4, 2018 10:00

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Lawrence White, Tara Sinclair Ph.D.

Knowledge @Wharton: May 4, 2018 10:30

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Megan Ryerson Ph.D.

Knowledge @Wharton: May 4, 2018 11:00

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: David Galligan

Knowledge @Wharton: May 4, 2018 11:30

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Mark Redlus

Featured Guests

Mark Redlus

CEO, Tridiuum


Mark is a product development leader with more than 20 years of senior executive leadership experience in early stage technology companies, expansive expertise in business, technology and product strategy and multiple successful exits.
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Lawrence White

Robert Kavesh Professorship in Economics, NYU Stern School of Business


Lawrence White has been with New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business for more than 35 years. His primary research areas of interest include financial regulation, antitrust, network industries, international banking and applied microeconomics.

Professor White has published numerous articles in the Journal of Business, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and other leading journals in economics, finance, and law. He is the author of The S&L Debacle: Public Policy Lessons for Bank and Thrift Regulation, among other books, and he is the co-editor (with John Kwoka) of the 6th of edition of The Antitrust Revolution. He contributed chapters to both of the NYU Stern books on the financial crisis – Restoring Financial Stability and Regulating Wall Street. He is the co-author (with Stern’s Viral Acharya, Matthew Richardson, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh) of Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance.
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David Galligan

Professor of Animal Health Economics, Penn Vet, University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Galligan’s research focus is to understand the economic value of veterinary issues in animal production.


BA (Biology) University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1976

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania, 1981

MBA (Business) University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Graduate School, 1985

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Megan Ryerson Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning and Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Megan S. Ryerson is an Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and Electrical and Systems Engineering in the area of Transportation at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010 and her B.Sc. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. She is the Research Director for Mobility21, the University of Pennsylvania’s $14M DOT National University Transportation Center.

Professor Ryerson’s research interests are in megaregional transportation planning, particularly the interdependence of the air, rail, and surface highway systems. Dr. Ryerson’s recent work has examined how regions compete for air service with Air Service Incentives and how changing service patterns at airports within megaregion has affected surface transportation congestion. Dr. Ryerson has also published extensively on the environmental impacts of air transportation and optimizing flight rerouting during irregular operations. Professor Ryerson is the winner of the 2016 Fred Burggraf Award for the Best Paper in Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.

Dr. Ryerson maintains an active relationship with the Transportation Community. In 2015 Professor Ryerson was named “Woman of the Year” by the Women’s Transportation Seminar Philadelphia Chapter. She serves on the Board of Advisors of The Eno Center for Transportation, is a member of the Program Committee for the International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, and was appointed by the Secretary of Transportation to serve on the Airport Cooperative Research Program Oversight Committee.


Dr. Ryerson serves as the major research advisor for Ph.D., Master’s, and undergraduate students and she teaches courses on Intercity Transportation Systems, Advanced Methods for Transportation Systems Analysis, Applied Statistics, and Engineering Economics. Her students have won multiple competitive awards and are employed by organizations including Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, AECOM, and American Airlines.

Twitter – @megansryerson | @PennDesign

Personal Site – http://www.meganryerson.com/
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Tara Sinclair Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University


Tara Sinclair is chief economist at Indeed, the world’s largest jobsite, and an associate professor of economics and international affairs at George Washington University. Her research focuses on modeling, explaining, and forecasting labor market and other macroeconomic trends for different countries. As Indeed’s chief economist, Sinclair is developing original research using proprietary Indeed data combined with publicly available data to uncover exclusive insights on the labor market.

In addition to her academic work, Sinclair is frequently invited to brief media on economic and labor trends as well as offer commentary. She has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and has appeared on CNN, C-Span, NPR, Fox Business, Bloomberg Radio and TV, and many other local and international news programs

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