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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How Corporate Governance Is Changing

A recent "Beyond Business" panel discussion, hosted by Wharton Dean Erika James, focused on how boards can redefine corporate governance to maximize a company’s social impact while balancing the needs of all stakeholders.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 11/23/2021
Layered Leadership and Apple’s Rise to the Top

In an excerpt from the revised and updated edition of their book ‘The Strategic Leader’s Roadmap,’ Wharton’s Harbir Singh and Michael Useem explore how Apple’s approach to leadership has contributed to its success.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 11/23/2021
How to Drive Energy Efficiency in Low-income Countries

Removing credit constraints and providing subsidies could lift adoption of energy efficient technologies in low-income households, according to a recent study co-authored by Wharton’s Susanna B. Berkouwer.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 11/22/2021