Matthew LaPalme

Matthew LaPalme
  • Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3029 SH-DH
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Links: CV

Teaching

Past Courses

  • WH 101 - BUSINESS AND YOU

    WH 101 is the first step of the Leadership Journey at Wharton. The course is designed to fuel students' unique interests in academic, research, and professional pursuits; to raise awareness of the complexity of business; and to increase understanding of the interrelatedness of business disciplines. Students will also acquire greater awareness of their strengths and leadership potential as members of the Wharton community and as future professionals. Students will come to appreciate that leadership is an act and best developed through study, feedback from trusted colleagues and peers, and stretch experiences that stimulate growth and development. Students will also begin to hone skills essential to the pursuit of personal, academic, and professional goals: thinking creatively, analyzing problems, applying what you have learned, and reflecting on learnings. A case-analysis project will engage students with the community through helping local agencies examine business challenges that they face. This course is for Wharton students only.

Knowledge@Wharton

Containing the Coronavirus: What’s the Risk to the Global Economy?

As the human toll mounts in the COVID-19 outbreak, so does the economic damage. Experts from Wharton and Penn discuss what we know – and don’t know – about the virus and its potential impact.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/02/25
Changing Communities: How to Bring Fairness into Finance

Georgetown University’s Beeck Center has developed a framework with metrics to enable equitable investments in distressed communities.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/02/25
Will India’s Budget Help Turn Around Its Economy?

India’s economy is in dire straits -- but the latest Union Budget did little to address problems of slow growth and unemployment, according to experts.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/02/24