Wharton School

Buying Insurance Against Climate Change

May 24, 2014

Howard Kunreuther and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School are cited for collaborating on a book, Insurance and Behavioral Economics: Improving Decisions in the Most Misunderstood Industry.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Jonah Berger on the Science Behind Why Things Go Viral

May 27, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School discusses his findings on how things go viral.

Article Source: Fast Company

Audio: Doing the Laundry for Social Good

May 25, 2014

Jacob Gray of the Wharton School talks about Philadelphia being in the top tier for activity around social entrepreneurs.

Article Source: National Public Radio
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 27, 2014

Penn Student-run Club Sails into National Championships

Penn Sailing is cruising full speed ahead toward the national championships, thanks to the team's leadership and its captain, Wharton student Jack Swikart from Rumson, N.J.

It’s smooth sailing ahead for one student-run club at the University of Pennsylvania.

Video: Housing Lock

May 20, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the real estate market.

Article Source: CNBC
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 21, 2014

New Graduate Reflects on Academics and Advocacy at Penn

May graduate Tania Chairez never planned to become an activist, but soon after she arrived at the University of Pennsylvania as a freshman, she found a new calling. Chairez became an advocate for undocumented residents of the United States.

Why That Video Went Viral

May 19, 2014

Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School are cited for their collaborative paper titled “What Makes Online Content Viral?”

Article Source: New York Times

What Should Patients Take Away From Doctor Billing Data?

May 19, 2014

Robert Town and Mark Duggan of the Wharton School discuss an online tool used to help patients choose physicians.

Exclusive: Obama Allies Revive Push for Obamacare CEO

May 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his opinion about a CEO to manage the exchange.

Article Source: Reuters

Audio: FCC to Unveil Proposed Rules to Govern Internet Traffic

May 15, 2014

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School helps interpret the most recent court ruling that the Federal Communications Commission does have the authority to regulate broadband.