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Audio: Baseball Economics Hits a Homerun for the Mets October 9, 2015 | “Marketplace”

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on New York Mets staff and salary decisions.

How Yahoo’s Marissa Has More Investors Betting on Women October 8, 2015 | CNBC

Research co-authored by Laura Huang of the Wharton School that finds male entrepreneurs are more likely to secure venture capital funding than women is cited.

GSU, PSC Team to Aid Minority Males Get Bachelor’s Degree October 8, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his research and how it influenced the Male Success Initiative.

Do Deals and Exits Aimed at Producing Social Good Sacrifice Returns? October 7, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Christopher Geczy of the Wharton School says, “The tension between profit and social purpose may not be as pronounced as people suggest.”

U.S. Businesses Doing More M&A Deals but Making Same Mistakes October 6, 2015 |

Research on M&A deals conducted by Robert Holthausen of the Wharton School is cited.