Wharton School

In Health Care, Choice Is Overrated

March 5, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes an op-ed on health care.

Article Source: New York Times

South by Southwest Starts With Interactive and Film Segments Before Music Begins

March 6, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on the SXSW Interactive.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Prof. Siegel: Strong Earnings Will Lift Dow to 18,000

March 4, 2014

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School comments on the stock market.

Article Source: MoneyNews

Q: Why Are Quizzes Suddenly So Popular? A: Narcissism

March 4, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “These quizzes live and die by sharing. That’s how they travel. The successful ones are successful because people share them.”

Article Source: Mashable

3 Unexpected Productivity Strategies From Wharton Professor Adam Grant

March 4, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School offers productivity strategies.

Article Source: Forbes

Audio: Smoking Trends, Policies and Prevention

February 27, 2014

Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss incentives to help people live healthier lives.

5 Economic Myths That Just Won’t Die

February 27, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on economic myths being recycled.

Article Source: Fortune

Anti-gay Law Vetoed After Pressure From Business

February 26, 2014

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is quoted.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Do You Know Your Retirement Number?

February 25, 2014

The Wharton School’s Olivia Mitchell suggests thinking bigger in terms of how workers might want to spend their retirement years.

Article Source: U.S. News
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 24, 2014

After a Decade, Penn Institute of Urban Research Celebrates Partnerships and Progress

After a decade of work, Penn IUR looks at its evolution, its many partnerships and its accomplishment, and looks forward to what is next for the urban-focused research entity.

With the number of city dwellers expected to double in the next 30 years, bringing the tally to 7 billion city inhabitants worldwide, urbanization poses a wide range of critical issues, including housing, education, food security, energy, crime, economic development, income equality and public health.