Research

Sponsored Research

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AI’s Effect on Innovation and Productivity

Lorin Hitt, Zhang Jindong Professor; Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
Lynn Wu, Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions

This research explores how AI facilitates innovation by documenting specific cases and mechanisms on when AI technologies should be used to innovate and when they should not, and their implications on demand for different types of labor and productivity.

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Developing and Using an AI Negotiator

Maurice E. Schweitzer, Cecilia Yen Koo Professor; Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions

This project will support the development and use of an AI-powered chatbot platform for negotiations.

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The Problems and Perils of Algorithms in Human Resources

Prasanna Tambe, Associate Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions

This research project conducts an empirical exploration of the relative costs and benefits of using machine learning based tools on video job application data during the hiring process.

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The Science of Deep Learning: Deep Reinforcement Learning

Etan A. Green, Assistant Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions

This research project trains artificial intelligence to make optimal offers in negotiations on eBay.

Call for Proposals Due April 1, 2021

Wharton and Penn faculty are invited to submit proposals that demonstrate the need for financial support and infrastructure to enhance faculty research that showcase the applications of machine learning on the business and social implications of AI. We encourage faculty to work across the University in an interdisciplinary way to advance AI knowledge. If interested in submitting a proposal, please contact analytics@wharton.upenn.edu.