Wharton Global Youth Program

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The Wharton Global Youth Program mobilizes the extensive opportunities of the Wharton academic community to educate and inspire pre-collegiate students to explore business practices, analyze the world’s complex challenges, and take the first steps in becoming leaders who will transform the global economy.

Wharton Global High School Investment Competition

The Wharton Global High School Investment Competition is a free, online investment simulation for high school students (9th to 12th grade) and teachers. Together, they learn about teamwork, communication, risk, diversification, company and industry analysis, and many other important aspects of investing.

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News & Articles

Wharton Global Youth produces original content introducing high school students and educators to the broad scope of business and finance education. Explore hundreds of educational articles featuring Wharton analysis, discover enterprising teen entrepreneurs on our monthly Future of the Business World Podcast, and more.

The World Economy

5 Truths about Behavioral Economics and Studying Consumer Behavior

1️⃣ Joining forces. In the past three decades, psychologists and economists have united to study how people process information and make decisions. The result? The field of behavioral economics. In his research paper Behavioral Economics and Health, Judd Kessler, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania,…Read More
Business Concepts & Trends

Neuroeconomics: Getting to the Root of How We Think About Things

Where do business and brain science meet? In some fascinating places. Giant pharmaceutical and biotech companies like Pfizer and Merck invest millions of dollars in developing treatments for neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s. And it’s not just a big-company field. According to Business Insider, startup companies that are focused on drug…Read More
Science & Technology

Wharton’s Christian Terwiesch on How ChatGPT Can Stimulate Your Thinking

There’s a little chatbot getting a lot of attention right now. Maybe you’ve heard of it? ChatGPT. Launched by OpenAI in November 2022, this generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology is literally blowing people’s minds with its ability to answer prompts by generating full written essays and formulating complete ideas.  …Read More

Our annual report highlights the achievements that the Global Youth team has accomplished in a year’s time. Discover Global Youth’s mission-driven work, partnerships, markets and vision as we deliver quality business-education opportunities to high school students and educators.



Resources for Educators

Wharton Global Youth Program provides resources and training for teachers both inside and outside the high school classroom, including professional development opportunities and teaching tools. Offerings include lesson plans and articles with conversation starters, themed toolkits, a comprehensive video glossary, and student competitions.