Wharton School

Audio: Why Peer Pressure Doesn’t Add Up to Retirement Savings

July 31, 2015

Research from Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School about the effects of peer pressure on retirement savings decisions is featured.

To Fix the Fed, Simplify It

July 29, 2015

Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School pens an op-ed about repairing the Federal Reserve System.

Article Source: New York Times

Los Angeles Olympics 2024: After Successful 1984 Games, Can LA Pull It Off Again?

July 30, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on what factors cities should consider before hosting the Olympics.

This Surprising Personality Trait Could Make You More Successful

July 29, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for a study that revealed how ambiverts were the most successful sales people.

Article Source: Business Insider

A Double Date With Amazon, Comcast at Loews

July 29, 2015

Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School comments on Amazon turning to less crowded tech scenes such as Philadelphia to hire employees.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Chinese Investors Tense as Stocks Tank Again

July 28, 2015

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School is quoted about the Chinese stock market.

Article Source: USA Today

How to Help Others the Right Way

July 27, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.

Article Source: Time
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 27, 2015

Three Penn Undergraduate Summer Associates Help to Affect Effective Philanthropy

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As summer associates with the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Lisa Shmulyan, Bobby Lundquist and Amber Hu are using data, research and social media to help donors make the greatest difference in the lives of others.

This summer, three undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are studying the best ways to research and promote effective charitable giving. 

What Really Happens When Pensions Disappear

July 24, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on choosing the best retirement plan and how people contribute to it.

Article Source: CNBC

Picky Eating, to the Extreme

July 26, 2015

Wharton undergraduate student Corey Fader is featured for having a condition called avoidant/restrictive food-intake disorder, ARFID. Doctoral student Hannah Zickgraf of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about leading a study on the attitudes and behaviors of adult picky eaters.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer