Wharton School

The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Wasn’t About Subprime Mortgages

June 17, 2015

Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School are mentioned for their new working paper that argues “the idea that subprime lending triggered the crisis is misguided.”

Article Source: Fortune.com

Greece: ‘The Odds of Default Get Shorter and Shorter’

June 17, 2015

Commentary on Greece’s financial problems from Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School is cited.

Article Source: CBS News

Audio: Fixing the TSA Will Take Time, Expert Says

June 16, 2015

Michael Useem of the Wharton School talks about what it takes to improve the Transportation Security Administration.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Penn’s Emanuel on High-priced Drugs, High-price Technology, Including Penn’s

June 16, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School addresses the high costs to produce drugs and the effect on the health-care system.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658June 16, 2015

Michael Platt Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

Michael Platt has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 16th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, effective July 1.  

Women, Especially, Are Failing Financial Literacy

June 14, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a report titled “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why People Don’t Buy Long-term-care Insurance

June 14, 2015

Olivia Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb of the Wharton School write about what is keeping people from purchasing long-term-care insurance policies.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why You Shouldn’t Get a College Degree in a “Hot” Job Field

June 9, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School talks about why attending college to prepare for a specific job is not the best idea.

Article Source: Time.com

Audio: CalPERS’ Quest to Pay Lower Money Management Fees

June 8, 2015

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School talks about the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

What Does It Cost to Develop a Drug and Should We Really Care?

June 5, 2015

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School writes about the costs associated with developing a new drug.

Article Source: Philly.com