Michael Kurish

Michael Kurish
  • Doctoral Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    700 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut Street
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Overview

Michael joined the Wharton Marketing Doctoral Program in Fall 2017. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Columbia University. He worked as an Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for two years before changing career focus towards research, taking a position as a Microeconomics – Research Assistant with Microsoft. He is interested in behavioral economics, financial economics, and applied micro. He is also interested in how the application of economic theory and research informs business and policy decisions.

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Why China’s Economic Troubles Run Deep

Excessive debt, increasing state control of the economy and fears over an end to reforms are undermining confidence in the Chinese economy, experts say.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/10/23
The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the U.S. Economy?

Growing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/10/22
Improving U.S. Infrastructure: Getting Past the ‘Coupon Effect’

Former White House infrastructure adviser D.J. Gribbin and Wharton's Kent Smetters discuss the right path forward for improving aging roads, bridges and other transportation systems.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/10/22