Funded Research

2015-2016

Corporate Responses to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Janice Bellace, The Wharton School

The Permissibility of Blame

Vikram Bhargava, The Wharton School

Media and Corruption

Sterling Horne, The Wharton School

When Business and Conscience Collide

Amy Sepinwall, The Wharton School

Assessing the Impacts of the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency Stakeholder and Partner Survey

Danielle Warren, Rutgers University

Never Audit Again: Learning About Hiring Discrimination Without Deception

Judd Kessler, The Wharton School

Dodd-Frank & International Governance

David Zaring, The Wharton School

2014-2015

National Security and Military Leadership: Can They Bridge the Ideological Gap on Renewable Energy?

Sarah Light, Dena Gromet, and Howard Kunreuther, The Wharton School

The Effect of Individual Differences on Responses to Corporate Social Responsibility and Irresponsibility

Danielle Warren, Rutgers University

Corporate Responses to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Janice Bellace, The Wharton School

Intellectual Property Theft

Vikram Bhargava, The Wharton School

Identifying the Boundaries of Unlawful Collusion

Joseph Harrington, The Wharton School

Media and Corruption

Sterling Horne, The Wharton School

The World Bank Debarment Process: How much does it cost?

Vik Khanna, University of Michigan

Never Audit Again: Learning about hiring discrimination without deception

Judd Kessler, The Wharton School

Opening the Black Box of Corporate Divestiture

Patia McGrath, The Wharton School

The Dark Side of Being the Underdog: Do low expectations fuel unethical behavior at the workplace?

Samir Nurmohamed, The Wharton School

How Emotions Influence Ethical Decision Making

Maurice Schweitzer, The Wharton School

The Motivating Force of Carrot versus Stick Incentives on Prosocial Behavior

Deborah Small, The Wharton School

British Petroleum: Safety record from growth to decline

Natalya Vinokurova, The Wharton School

Clicks and Editorial Preferences in News Coverage

Pinar Yildirim, The Wharton School

When Business and Conscience Collide

Amy Sepinwall, The Wharton School

Dodd-Frank & International Governance

David Zaring, The Wharton School

2013-2014

Global Supply Chain: What Rights Are Audited

Janice Bellace, The Wharton School

Trust in Banks

Vikram Bhargava, The Wharton School

Encouraging Cooperation in Digital Negotiations

Livia Levine, The Wharton School

International Corporate and Individual Legal Accountability for Information Harms

Andrea Matwyshyn, The Wharton School

Penn Global Social Impact: A Partnership with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative

Diana C. Robertson, The Wharton School

Hierarchical Rank and Dissent: Implications for Unethical Behavior in Organizations

Jessica Kennedy, The Wharton School (under review)

Faultless Wrongdoing

Amy Sepinwall, The Wharton School (in progress)

Comparative Law & Regulation

David Zaring, The Wharton School

2012-2013

An Experiment on the Effects of Ethical Priming on Decision Making by Corporate Boards

J. Scott Armstrong, The Wharton School

Advancing on Two Fronts: ILO Fundamental Rights and the UN Global Compact

Janice R. Bellace, The Wharton School

A Public Role for Private Capital?

Nien-hê Hsieh, The Wharton School

Rethinking State-Sponsored CSR in Emerging Economies

Kathleen Simon, Amy Tang and William S. Laufer, The Wharton School

India Corporate Social Responsibility

William S. Laufer, The Wharton School

Corporate Social Responsibility – Focus on Fraud and Corporate Crime

Rucha Tatke and William S. Laufer, the Wharton School

Behavioral Business Ethics – Proposed Studies

Livia Levine, The Wharton School

Helping the Hometown Hero: Ethical Violations in the Association of Tennis Professionals

Katherine Milkman and Maurice Schweitzer, The Wharton School

Greasing Efforts to Ungrease: Designing Control Systems and Navigating Tradeoffs in Response to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Shefali Patil and Philip Tetlock, The Wharton School

Neuroscience of Risk Taking and Morality in Future Business Leaders

Diana C. Robertson, The Wharton School

Responsibility for Corporate and International Crimes

Amy Sepinwall, The Wharton School

Mission Drift in Microfinance

Tyler Wry, The Wharton School

2011-2012

Anti-Discrimination Legislation, Firm Behavior, and Employment Outcomes

Alexander Gelber, The Wharton School

Individual and Field-Level Determinants of Stakeholder Engagement in Gold Mining

Witold Henisz, The Wharton School

A Functional Account of Corporate Responsibility

Nien-hê Hsieh, The Wharton School

Corporations and Citizenship

Nien-hê Hsieh and Amy Sepinwall, The Wharton School

Diversion of US Aid in Africa

William S. Laufer, The Wharton School

Behavioral Business Ethics

Livia Levine, The Wharton School

Measuring Discrimination Using the Lost Letter Technique

Katherine L. Milkman, The Wharton School

Affective Consequences of Unethical Behavior

Maurice Schweitzer, The Wharton School

The Neural Correlates of Risk Taking and Personality in MBA Students

Diana Robertson, The Wharton School

2010-2011

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2009-2010

Ethical Public Policy Decisions when Decision-Makers Make Mistakes

Alexander Gelber, The Wharton School

Development of a Business Ethics Curriculum in Russia

Philip M. Nichols, The Wharton School

Harmonization of Anti-Corruption Efforts Across Multilateral Development Banks

Galit Sarfaty, The Wharton School

Best Practices in Teaching Business Ethics: Views From the Trenches

Mark Schwartz, The Wharton School

Corporations and the First Amendment

Amy Sepinwall, The Wharton School

Moral Dilemmas Across the Professional Ethics Scholarly Literature

Alan Strudler, The Wharton School

2008-2009

Ethical Concerns Related to Monetary Policy

Colleen Baker, the Wharton School

Corporate Information Security, Consumer Data and Law

Andrea M. Matwyshyn, The Wharton School

The Ethical Dilemmas of Sustainable Development: is Eco-Tourism Really Sustainable?

Maya Perl-Kot, the Wharton School

Ethics and Political Economy of Government-owned Financial Funds

Martin E. Sandbu, The Wharton School

Economic Growth and Happiness: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, The Wharton School

2007-2008

Governance Issues Surrounding the Proliferation of Sovereign Wealth Funds 

Colleen Baker, The Wharton School (pg 253-271)

Business Ethics and Immigration: Conditions Faced by Undocumented Restaurant Workers

Crystalyn Calderón and Evelyn Nuñez, The Wharton School

Exploring the Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Decision Process: When and How Do Expectations About Corporate Social Responsibility Affect the Decision to Engage in SRI?

Katherina Glac, The Wharton School

Global Business and Democracy

Nien-hê Hsieh, The Wharton School

Business and Peace: The Search for Justice in Transitional Economies

Tara J. Radin, The Wharton School

Direct Distribution as a Remedy for the Corrupting Effects of Economic Rent

Martin E. Sandbu, The Wharton School

Corporate Purpose and Rationality

Alan Strudler, The Wharton School

The Significance of “I” in ISCT

Tae Wan Kim, The Wharton School