Mark Pauly of the Wharton School discusses the history of the evolution of the health insurance mandate idea.
PHILADELPHIA -- Is your March Madness bracket filled out yet?
Imagine you’re watching a close game. As the teams head to the locker room at half time, only two points separate the two competitors. Which team do you think is more likely to win? The team down by one or the team up by one?
If you’re like most people, you said up by one. But you’d actually be better off going with the team that is losing. Teams down by one are more likely to win. And the reason tells us a lot about the effects of competition on motivation.
MARSEILLE -- Eleven University of Pennsylvania Master of Environmental Studies students are journalists at the 6th World Water Forum in this French city with the Oikos Student Reporter program this week.
Nikolai Roussanov and Pavel Savor of the Wharton School are cited for co-authoring a study on “Status, Marriage and Managers’ Attitudes to Risk.”
Edwin Keh of the Wharton School is interviewed about China’s retail industry.