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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Retail Resurrection: A Rosy Outlook for 2019?

Buoyed by a strong economy and low unemployment, 2018 retail sales were the best in six years. What's in store for this year?

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/01/16
Why Open Banking Represents a Seismic Shift for Fintech

Fintech executive Jane Barratt of MX Technologies discusses the promises and pitfalls of 'open banking.'

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/01/16
Talent on Tap: Why Online Labor Platforms Are Taking Off

People leverage the gig economy to get a ride on Uber or hire plumbers. In a tight labor market, companies should consider using online labor platforms, too, according to this opinion piece.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/01/16