Wharton School

Did the Tea Party Help or Hurt the Republicans?

November 3, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the influence of the Tea Party on the midterm elections.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: FREAKONOMICS: How Powerful Is That Leader?

November 2, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School shares his views on the value of titles of world leaders.

Conjoint Model of Quantity Discounts: Answer to the Discount-Profit Business Conundrum

November 3, 2010

Raghuram Iyengar of the Wharton School comments on how bulk-discount sales affect businesses.

Article Source: Economic Times India

Fed Poised to Unveil New Program to Aid Economy

November 3, 2010

Kenneth Thomas of the Wharton School comments on preserving the legacy of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Article Source: Associated Press

The Heated Debate Over Proxy Access

November 2, 2010

A study co-authored by Daniel J. Taylor of the Wharton School is cited for its perspective on proxy access.

Article Source: New York Times

Appraise the Past to Build the Future

November 1, 2010

Michael Useem of the Wharton School contributes his perspective on the midterm elections and the effect they will have on President Obama’s future.

Article Source: Washington Post

Rights Group: Ghana's Gold Mines Rife With Abuse

October 29, 2010

Philip Nichols of the Wharton School says, "People are looking to gold as a refuge."

Article Source: Associated Press

The New Faces of the Foreclosure Crisis

October 28, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School shares her thoughts on the foreclosure issues.

Article Source: Marketplace

Wharton Shops for Retail MBAs

October 28, 2010

The Wharton School announces a $15 million gift from Jay and Patty Baker.

Article Source: CNNMoney.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 29, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Opens Business Plan Competition Submissions; Top Prize $25,000

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation have announced that the 2011 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is open for submissions.

            Entering its second year, this global competition is the first contest specifically aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and addressing challenges in education.  It is designed to connect social entrepreneurs to venture capitalists and other funders interested in improving education.