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Video: Smetters Sees Risk of U.S. Double-Dip Economic Recession

September 21, 2011

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. economy.

Article Source: Bloomberg

College Athletes Should Get Paid, but How?

September 20, 2011

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his perspective on college athletes being compensated.

Article Source: Atlantic

Does Google Deliberately Engage in Deceptive Practices? Maybe and Maybe Not

September 19, 2011

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School writes an op-ed on Google.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 20, 2011

Prepare Yourself, Natural Disasters Will Only Get Worse

September 15, 2011

Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School writes about preparing for the future of natural disasters.

Article Source: Washington Post

Detroit Sets Its Future on a Foundation of Two-Tier Wages

September 12, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on the auto industry's two-tier wage arrangements.

Article Source: New York Times

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