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Knowledge@Wharton: February 6, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Douglas Rushkoff (Author of “Team Human”), Genevieve Kanter (LDI Senior Fellow, Assistant Professor, Perelmen School of Medicine, Univerisity of Pennsylvania), Americus Reed (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), Mark Pauly (Bendheim Professor, Professor of Health Care Management , Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania), Marc Meredith (Associate Professor, Political Science; Associate Processor, the Business Economics and Public Policy Department, University of Pennsylvania; The Wharton School), Eric Orts (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, Wharton), and Norman Ornstein (Resident Scholar; Contributing Editor and Columnist for National Journal and The Atlantic, AEI) on the Wednesday, February 6, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Hosted By

Marc Meredith and Norman Ornstein

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Marc Meredith, Norman Ornstein

Mark Pauly and Genevieve Kanter

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Genevieve Kanter, Mark Pauly

Douglas Rushkoff

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Douglas Rushkoff

Americus Reed and Eric Orts

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Americus Reed, Eric Orts

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Douglas Rushkoff

Author of “Team Human”

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Named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT, Douglas Rushkoff is an author and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. His twenty books include the just-published Team Human, based on his podcast, as well as the bestsellers Present ShockThrowing Rocks and the Google Bus, Program or Be Programmed, Life Inc, and Media Virus. He also made the PBS Frontline documentaries Generation Like, The Persuaders, and Merchants of Cool. His book Coercion won the Marshall McLuhan Award, and the Media Ecology Association honored him with the first Neil Postman Award for Career Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity.
Rushkoff’s work explores how different technological environments change our relationship to narrative, money, power, and one another. He coined such concepts as “viral media,” “screenagers,” and “social currency,” and has been a leading voice for applying digital media toward social and economic justice. He a research fellow of the Institute for the Future, and founder of the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at CUNY/Queens, where he is a Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics. He is a columnist for Medium, and his novels and comics, Ecstasy ClubA.D.D, and Aleister & Adolf, are all being developed for the screen.

 

Twitter- @rushkoff

Book- https://www.amazon.com/Team-Human-Douglas-Rushkoff/dp/039365169X
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Genevieve Kanter

LDI Senior Fellow, Assistant Professor, Perelmen School of Medicine, Univerisity of Pennsylvania

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Genevieve P. Kanter is an economist whose research focuses on regulatory issues in translational medicine and biomedical technologies; industry relationships and industry influence in medicine and public health; and the optimal provision of health care services within population health contexts. Methodologically, she specializes in statistical methods used for causal inference.
She holds a primary appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine) and a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Ethics and Policy, both in the Perelman School of Medicine. She is also an economist with the Penn Center for Precision Medicine. Professor Kanter received a PhD in Economics and in Sociology from the University of Chicago, and completed research fellowships at Princeton University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard University.
Twitter- @ProfGenKanter | @PennLDI

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Americus Reed

Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

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Professor Americus Reed is the Marketing Department’s only “identity theorist,” focusing his research on the role consumers’ self-concepts play in guiding buying decisions. He examines how social identity, social influence, values, attitudes and judgments interact in shaping purchase decisions and consumer behavior, but from a social psychology point of view. Most recently, Professor Reed studied brand identity by examining the triggers that lead consumers to identify with and become loyal to a product, brand or logo. Other recent research looked at judgments that are linked to a person’s identity are virtually immovable, or “sticky,” providing new information for marketing managers about product loyalty. Professor Reed’s research has been published in top-tier academic journals including the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. His teaching interests include courses in Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Marketing Management, Organizational Behavior and Social Psychology. That Professor Reed received his PhD from the University of Florida, and his MS and BA degrees from Georgia State University.
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Mark Pauly

Bendheim Professor, Professor of Health Care Management , Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

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Mark V. Pauly is Bendheim Professor in the Department of Health Care Management, Professor of Health Care Management, and Business and Public Policy at The Wharton School and Professor of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. A former commissioner on the Physician Payment Review Commission, Dr. Pauly has been a consultant to the Congressional Budget Office, the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and served on the Medicare Technical Advisory Panel. He is Co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics and Co-editor of the recently published Handbook of Health Economics, Volume 2. Dr. Pauly has been elected President of the American Society of Health Economists this year. He is the 2012 winner of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research and the 2012 recipient of the University of Pennsylvania Provost’s Award for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.
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Marc Meredith

Associate Professor, Political Science; Associate Processor, the Business Economics and Public Policy Department, University of Pennsylvania; The Wharton School

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Marc Meredith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, where he has been a professor since 2009. He holds a BA in Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Science from Northwestern University, a MA in Economics from Northwestern University, a MA in Political Science from Stanford University, and a PhD in Political Economics from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to coming to the University of Pennsylvania, Marc was a visiting lecturer of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a secondary appointment in the Business Economics and Public Policy Department in the Wharton School.

Marc’s research examines the political economy of American elections, with a particular focus on the application of causal inference methods. His substantive research interests include election administration, election law, political campaigns, and voter decision-making. Marc’s research appears in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, and the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, among other outlets. He teaches classes on American government, policy making, business and government, and statistical methods. His work can be found at http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~marcmere/.

Twitter – @mieuque | @PoliticsAtPenn
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Eric Orts

Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, Wharton

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Research Interests: corporate governance, environmental management, environmental law and policy, securities regulation, theories of the firm, professional ethics

Twitter – @EricOrts
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Norman Ornstein

Resident Scholar; Contributing Editor and Columnist for National Journal and The Atlantic, AEI

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Norman Ornstein is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies politics, elections, and the US Congress. He is a cohost of AEI’s Election Watch series, a contributing editor and columnist for National Journal and The Atlantic, a BBC News election analyst, and the chairman of the Campaign Legal Center.

Dr. Ornstein previously served as codirector of the AEI-Brookings Election Reform Project and senior counselor to the Continuity of Government Commission. A longtime observer and analyst of American politics and the US Congress, he has been involved in political reform for decades, particularly campaign finance reform and the reform of Senate committees. He has also played a part in creating the Congressional Office of Compliance and the House Office of Congressional Ethics.

Dr. Ornstein was elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004.

His many interviews have been aired on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal,” CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, NPR, and “PBS NewsHour,” among others. His articles and opinion pieces have been published widely, including in Politico, The New York Times, NY Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Dr. Ornstein’s books include the bestsellers “One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported,” with E. J. Dionne and Thomas E. Mann (St. Martin’s Press, 2017); and “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism;” “The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track,” with Thomas E. Mann (Oxford University Press, 2006); and “The Permanent Campaign and Its Future” (AEI Press, 2000).

Dr. Ornstein has a Ph.D. and a master’s in political science from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

Twitter – @NormOrnstein
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