Wharton School

Ikea to Boost Its Minimum Wage

June 26, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “If they’ve got to explain at a cocktail party that they work for an employer that’s some kind of pariah, it makes it a lot harder to recruit.”

Article Source: Washington Post

Why Stock Traders Should Want the U.S. to Stay Alive in the World Cup

June 25, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School comments on research on stock markets of losing countries in the World Cup group.

Article Source: Forbes.com
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Media Contact:Katie Delach | Katie.Delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964June 26, 2014

Penn Study Shows Changing Roles of Physicians with MBAs

According to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, physician graduates from the MBA program in heath care management at Penn’s Wharton School report that their dual training had a positive effect on their individual careers and professional lives.

Audio: Does LinkedIn Work for Job Seekers?

June 24, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses how effective LinkedIn is for job seekers.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

The Troubling Flaws in How We Select Experts

June 25, 2014

Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School is cited for studying the difference in performance reviews between external and internal hires.

Article Source: Washington Post

Video: Millennial Debt Not the Only Factor Holding Housing Back

June 23, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the real estate market.

Article Source: Fox Business

Older Women Bear the Brunt of Higher Insurance Costs Under Obamacare

June 24, 2014

Mark Pauly, Scott Harrington and doctoral student Adam Leive of the Wharton School are cited for their paper “’Sticker Shock’ In Individual Insurance Under Health Reform.”

Article Source: Washington Post

World Cup 2014: The Real Cost of Losing?

June 23, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on how the emotion that accompanies a nation’s sports defeat can affect its stock market.

Article Source: BBC News

Bigger Health Companies: Good for Medicare, Maybe Not for Others

June 23, 2014

Research from the Wharton School about hospital employment of physicians is cited.

Article Source: New York Times

Unblinking Eyes Track Employees

June 21, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on Frederick Winslow Taylor’s “scientific management” approach to measuring a worker’s movement.

Article Source: New York Times