Wharton School

Audio: African-Americans Hit Hard by Housing Crisis

January 17, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says, “African-Americans have been subject to more subprime lending and targeting.”

Jobs Takes Sick Leave at Apple Again, Stirring Questions

January 17, 2011

Michael Useem of the Wharton School says, “He may be the most vital C.E.O. of our era.”

Article Source: New York Times

M.B.A. Programs Go Global

January 14, 2011

The Wharton School is mentioned for adapting a new curriculum that includes an extensive global outlook on the business world.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Video: Wharton’s Siegel Interview About U.S. Economy, Stocks

January 13, 2011

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the outlook for stocks and U.S. economy.

Article Source: Bloomberg TV

Audio: The Tyranny of Choice

January 13, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School discusses the world of options consumers are offered.

Article Source: BBC Radio
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Six New Penn Fellows Announced

PHILADELPHIA – Six faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Penn Fellows for 2011.

The announcement was made by Vincent Price, Penn provost, and Lynn Hollen Lees, vice provost for faculty.

They are:

• Vijay Balasubramanian, Merriam Term Associate Professor of Physics in the School of Arts and Sciences and a theoretical physicist who specializes in string theory, black holes, quantum gravity and applications of neuroscience. 

State of the Unions

January 17, 2011

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School explains “pension envy” in relation to union and non-union workers.

Article Source: The New Yorker

The Disposable Worker

January 7, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “ Employers are trying to get rid of all fixed costs.”

Article Source: BusinessWeek

What Local Media Will and Won’t Do To Survive

January 6, 2011

Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School comments on paywall sites created by local Philadelphia newspapers.

Article Source: Newsworks (WHYY)

Pro/Con: The Fairness of Health Insurance Incentives

January 3, 2011

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses testing new approaches to health-insurance incentives.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times