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Social Security Disability Trust Fund Projected to Run Out of Cash by 2016

May 30, 2012

Mark Duggan of the Wharton School comments on the Social Security’s disability program’s trust fund.

Article Source: Washinton Post
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 29, 2012

RightCare Solutions, a Startup Based on Penn Nursing Research, Wins the Janssen Connected Care Challenge

PHILADELPHIA — Discharge Decision Support System, a tool to improve health-care outcomes based on research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, is the winner of the Janssen Connected Care Challenge and a $100,000 prize, awarded by Janssen Healthcare Innovation, part of Janssen Research & Development, LLC.

Beware, Investors: Facebook Was Just a Warning

May 24, 2012

David Wessels of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about Facebook’s IPO.

Article Source: CNN

Audio: In Tight Credit Market, A Tool For Small Businesses

May 25, 2012

Keith Weigelt of the Wharton School shares his thoughts about Banking Grades, a Web site that ranks banks based on the “ratio of business loans of $1 million or less to total domestic deposits.”

Article Source: NPR

Video: Wharton’s Siegel on Euro Zone, Financial Markets

May 22, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the European sovereign debt crisis and financial markets.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Sorting Out Facebook’s Disappointing IPO

May 24, 2012

David Wessels of the Wharton School comments on Facebook’s IPO.

Article Source: Philly.com

Summer Reading List: The B-School Edition

May 22, 2012

Michael Useem and Peter Fader of the Wharton School provide book recommendations for aspiring business people.

Article Source: Business Week

Audio: Cable Companies Offer Free Wi-Fi – What’s the Catch?

May 22, 2012

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses companies offering free wi-fi to customers.

Article Source: Marketplace

Audio: Saving for Retirement After a Financial Crisis

May 22, 2012

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses retirement saving plans.

Article Source: Newsworks

Female Stockbrokers Make Less Than Male Counterparts, Study Finds

May 18, 2012

Janice Madden of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her research paper, “Performance-Support Bias and the Gender Pay Gap Among Stockbrokers.”

Article Source: The Huffington Post