Wharton School

Audio: Netflix Up to One Year of Paid Parental Leave

August 5, 2015


Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on Netflix offering its employees unlimited paid time off in the first year after the birth or adoption of a child.

Article Source: “Marketplace,”

Should Prison Sentences Be Based on Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?

August 4, 2015

Richard Berk of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School is quoted about providing data to help keep policymakers and the public more aware of crime-related statistics.

Article Source: FiveThirtyEight.com

The Surprising Reason Your Salary Isn’t Growing

August 3, 2015

Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School says, “Performance-related pay, of which bonuses are an example, will become more and more prevalent.”

Article Source: Time.com

Should We Charge Patients for Medical Research?

July 31, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Steven Joffe of the Perelman School of Medicine co-author an op-ed about the idea of patients being charged for medical research.

Article Source: New York Times

Hong Kong Has the Third Most Think Tanks Per Capita in Asia, but Not One Ranked Globally

August 3, 2015

James McGann of the Wharton School and School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about leadership in public policy research.

Article Source: South China Morning Post

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