Wharton School

Video: Dow 18,000 Fair Value on Forward Earnings: Siegel

November 25, 2013

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Article Source: “Squawk Box,” CNBC

Sweating the Small Stuff? Research Shows Minor Events Play a Major Role in Decisions

November 24, 2013

Jeremy Yip of the Wharton School is mentioned for co-authoring a study about people who allow small events to affect unrelated and big decisions.

Article Source: CTVNews.ca

Living to 100? It’s More Likely Than It Sounds

November 22, 2013

Dean Foster of the Wharton School comments on mortality calculators that factor in health considerations.

Video: Why Healthcare in America Is So Expensive

November 21, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the cost of health care in America.

Article Source: Time.com

It’s Personal: Academic Push Boosts Careers in Retail

November 21, 2013

An event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the $25 million gift for the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cheating Students More Likely to Want Government Jobs, Study Finds

November 18, 2013

Shing-yi Wang of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a study about dishonest individuals entering government service.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Don’t Mess With My ‘Sacred Values’

November 16, 2013

Both of the School of Arts and Sciences Jonathan Baron and Philip Tetlock, also of the Wharton School are cited for studying “sacred values.”

Article Source: New York Times

The Payoff in Waiting to Collect Social Security

November 15, 2013

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is quoted about delaying claiming social security.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 19, 2013

Penn’s AppItUP Challenge Will Culminate With Launch of Five New Companies

In the AppItUP Challenge, faculty and staff are encourage to submit their ideas for mobile applications, which are then judged by a panel of venture capital partners. The top ten ideas then go on to a public event, where development partners bid for the opportunity to turn the ideas into functional prototypes.

WHO:              Anthony H. Williams
                       Pennsylvania State Senator

G. Richard Shell: Success Includes Trial and Error

November 14, 2013

G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School discusses his book Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success.

Article Source: U.S. News