Wharton School

Low Interest Rates Bad for Savers

August 12, 2011

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School says “when [interest] rates go down, it’s a double-edged sword.”

It’s a Wawa World

August 15, 2011

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School comments on the convenience-store chain Wawa.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

U.S. Trade Deficit Jumps

August 12, 2011

Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School comments on the future of the U.S. trade deficit.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Aftershock to Economy Has a Precedent That Holds Lessons

August 12, 2011

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School comments on financial crisis precedents.

Article Source: New York Times

Instead of Apologizing, Change

August 3, 2011

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the psychology of trust.

Article Source: Psychology Today

The Business of Employment: Time to Revise Investor Capitalism’s Mantra

August 9, 2011

Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his views on revising the rules of capitalism.

Article Source: Washington Post

Perry the Platy-bus, Our Kids’ Woodstock

August 10, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Even though summer vacation is really just a school break, everyone wants to be part of the ritual.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Economics Experts In Philadelphia See Little Effect From S&P Downgrade of US Credit

August 8, 2011

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School comments on Friday’s credit downgrade.

Article Source: CBSPhilly.com

The Physiology of (Over-)Sharing

August 5, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on what causes people to share information.

Article Source: Atlantic

Rahm Emanuel’s Brother Named to Faculty at Penn

August 6, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School, the newest PIK professor, is featured for his new appointment.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer