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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What Contributes Most to Consumer Financial Distress?

New research coauthored by Wharton’s Benjamin Keys looks at the roles geographic location and individual characteristics play in the financial struggles of consumers.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/04/10
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Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/04/7
What the COVID-19 Curve Can Teach Us about Climate Change

Much like flattening the curve on COVID-19, the world must act now to lessen the cumulative effects of climate change, says Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/04/7