Wharton School

Boo! Pop-Up Stores Popping Up All Over

September 19, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses temporary, seasonal retail stores.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Are Consumers Ready to Trade in Plastic for Cell-Phone Credit Cards?

September 19, 2010

Shawndra Hill of the Wharton School comments on smart-phone credit cards.

Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

State Governments Confounding Objectives of Federal Stimulus: Economist

September 17, 2010

Robert Inman of the Wharton School comments on federal stimulus spending.

How the 30-Year Mortgage Came to Be

September 15, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the 30-year-mortgage plan’s history.

How Boomers Can Act Now to Repair Their Nest Egg

September 15, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says the recession is leading to retiree anxiety.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

For Blacks, Progress in Happiness

September 14, 2010

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discuss their research on people’s happiness in various demographic categories.

Article Source: New York Times

Banks' Plans for Foreclosed Homes Will Drive Market

September 11, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses housing market regulations.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Signs of Economic Recovery, but Where Are the Jobs? Examining the Housing Market

September 4, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School participates in a Q&A on the housing market.

Article Source: CNN

Student Business on Facebook Helps Students Save on Retail Brands

September 9, 2010

Wharton students Cherif Habib and Stephan Jacob are profiled for creating Kembrel, a company focused on providing online retail discounts to students.

Article Source: AOL Money College

The New Young Investor: Shunning Stocks

September 7, 2010

Christopher Geczy of the Wharton School says, "We're coming off a series of financial crises that hit this young generation at points in their lives where external events shape strong opinions.”

Article Source: CNN