Law School

Audio: Happy Anniversary, Bernie Madoff. Five Years Ago This Month, He was Arrested.

December 6, 2013

Reed Schuldiner of the Law School comments on the victims of Madoff’s ponzi scheme.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

New York Train Wreck Could be Case of Highway Hypnosis

December 5, 2013

Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the sensation of driving without paying attention to the road.

Article Source: Associated Press

Heat on Proxy Advisers Could Raise Costs for Mutual Fund Clients

December 3, 2013

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on proxy advisory firms.

Article Source: Reuters

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: Winners and Losers

December 3, 2013

David Skeel of the Law School comments on how the ability to negotiate pensions could be a relief to struggling governments.

Article Source: CNN Money

Corporations and Religious Freedom

December 1, 2013

David Skeel of the Law School contributes his views on corporate religious freedom.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Pros and Cons on Proposed Carbon Emission Rules

November 12, 2013

Cary Coglianese of the Law School shares his views on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “listening sessions” around the nation.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 11, 2013

Multidisciplinary Examination of Innovation in India Is Focus of Penn Bi-Coastal Conference

Burgeoning India is facing historic macroeconomic instability, and 2014 is shaping up to be a contentious election year there. Add a rapidly growing population and an overtaxed infrastructure, and it’s clear India is a case study in the urgent need for innovation.

Video: 4 Ways to Fix Obamacare

November 6, 2013

Tom Baker of the Law School says, “Given how hard it is to get these exchanges to work, officials are now much more favorably inclined to getting brokers involved.”

Article Source: Yahoo Finance
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 4, 2013

Under Affordable Care Act, an Uncertain Future for Insurance Brokers

October 22, 2013

Tom Baker of the Law School comments on the broker’s role diminishing because of the online exchanges set up by individual states under the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer