Wharton offering one-day program for biz reporters


The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists is offering a one-day program for business journalists in New York on March 6.

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Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain better understanding of key business and economic issues. This free, one-day program will feature Wharton professors Mark Duggan and Alex Edmans on “Reforming America’s Entitlement Programs” and “Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility” respectively.

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program, now in its 45th year, offers participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge, increase their exposure to leading experts and broaden their perspectives in a stimulating environment. This one-day program is free of charge and open to a limited number of journalists.

Thanks to new sponsor the Travelers Institute, the Seminar will also feature a special screening of Overdraft, a nonpartisan documentary made for public television that highlights the growing U.S. deficit and its implications for individuals and U.S. economic competitiveness.

The program will be on March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The registration deadline is Feb. 25, 2013.

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