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Gallery’s New Vision Reflects Retail Divide April 16, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on retailers creating lower-end labels for outlet locations.


Why Black Women With College Degrees Can’t Get Ahead April 16, 2015 | Quartz

Jeremy Greenwood of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for studying how assortative mating increases the Gini coefficient, a measure of income inequality.


Why It’s Absolutely Crazy That We Don’t Ask Millionaires to Pay More Taxes April 15, 2015 | Slate.com

Dirk Krueger of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for a 2014 working paper about people’s standard of living and economic growth.


Medicare Overpays as Hospital Prices Rise April 15, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on Medicare and hospital costs.


One Economics Book We All Should Read April 15, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School recommends John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Great Crash: 1929 to gain insight into today’s economy.