Wharton School

In Tech, Starting Up by Failing

January 17, 2012

Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School comments on investors willing to get involved earlier with companies that show potential, even without proof that the ideas will work.

Article Source: New York Times

Top 5 Global Risks for 2012

January 17, 2012

Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School says, “We’re not talking about small risks here, we’re talking about massive potential events.”

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Inside the Fed in 2006: A Coming Crisis, and Banter

January 12, 2012

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the Federal Reserve.

Article Source: New York Times

Housing More Affordable Than Ever … for Foreign Buyers

January 13, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says, “It’s difficult to get credit now but international investors come with cash.”

Article Source: MSNBC.com

Job Outlook Brightens From U.S. Factories to Fracking: Economy

January 11, 2012

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on the U.S. job market.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Unemployed Mortgage Holders Get Extension on Payments

January 11, 2012

Joseph Gyouko of the Wharton School comments on unemployed mortgage holders.

Article Source: New York Times

Divining the Business and Political Risks of 2012

January 11, 2012

Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School comment on the 2012 World Economic Forum risks.

Article Source: New York Times

Wharton MBA Candidates Size Up Online Clothes Shopping Experience

January 10, 2012

Wharton MBA candidates Ian Campbell and Mona Safabakhsh are featured for developing a concept that uses Xbox 360 Kinect technology to measure sizes in order to buy clothes online.

Article Source: FlyingKite.com
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 11, 2012

Eight Professors Named 2012 Penn Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Eight University of Pennsylvania professors have been named Penn Fellows for 2012. 

Audio: Should Big-Time College Athletes Be Paid?

January 9, 2012

Ken Shropshire of the Wharton School and former Penn basketball player Stephen Danley debate about paying college athletes.