Wharton School

Joining the M.B.A. Chase

May 21, 2012

Maria Halpern of the Wharton School comments on students being encouraged to approach start-ups to “pitch their role or an idea for a project.”

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Designing Business Education for a Custom Fit

May 17, 2012

Sandhya Karpe of the Wharton School comments on how companies influence business-school programs.

Article Source: New York Times

More Men Enter Fields Dominated by Women

May 20, 2012

Betsey Stevenson of the Wharton School comments on changing gender roles at home being reflected in the types of jobs people seek.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: GM Pulls Out of Facebook Advertising

May 16, 2012

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School discusses General Motors’ decision not to advertise any longer on Facebook.

Article Source: Marketplace

Business School: Looking for a Global Reach

May 17, 2012

Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School comments on M.B.A. programs expanding their global reach.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Siegel on Wall Street’s Game of Risk

May 17, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses hot topics on Wall Street such as Facebook’s IPO status.

Article Source: CNBC

Audio: Should Facebook Continue to be Free?

May 18, 2012

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on Facebook continuing to be free.

Article Source: Marketplace

Good Profit vs. Bad Profit

May 16, 2012

Waheed Hussain of the Wharton School shares his views on profit.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 17, 2012

Penn Study Documents Gender Pay Gap Among Stockbrokers

PHILADELPHIA – The excesses of Wall Street may be big news, but behind the headlines is another major story. When it comes to men and women stockbrokers, men take home bigger paychecks.

New published research by Janice Madden, professor of regional science, sociology and real estate at the University of Pennsylvania, shows that female stockbrokers can earn as much as 20 percent less than their male counterparts.

Sophia and Jacob Are Most Popular U.S. Baby Names

May 14, 2012

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on research about how parents select baby names.

Article Source: USA Today