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Economists Show Support for Obama Job-Growth Plan

September 9, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s job-growth plan.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471September 7, 2011

Wharton School at Penn Announces $12 Million Gift From Alumni Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy

PHILADELPHIA -- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $12 million gift from Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy, classes of 1986 and 1982. The gift will include $10 million to establish the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research and $2 million to fund the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. This commitment marks one of the largest gifts to The Campaign for Wharton, the school’s ambitious $550 million fundraising effort.

Research Center, Prize to Foster Financial Analysis

September 7, 2011

Wharton School graduates Bruce I. Jacobs and Kenneth N. Levy give $12 million for the creation of a research center and a prize for innovation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Irene Rains on August Back-to-School Sales

September 1, 2011

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School shares her views on the "retail landscape."

Article Source: Reuters

As Workforce Ages, Industries Struggle to Prepare for Wave of Retirements

September 2, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on the future of baby boomers' retirement.

Article Source: Washington Post

Audio: To Dodge Blame, Officials Prepare Public for Worst

August 31, 2011

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School discusses people’s fears surrounding unlikely events.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Tweets, Plays Well w/Others: A Perfect M.B.A. Candidate

September 1, 2011

Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School comments on M.B.A applicants and the admissions process.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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