Wharton School

The Burden of Incarceration: 1 in 28 Kids Have a Parent Behind Bars

September 30, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses parental incarceration.

Article Source: New York Times

How Mortgage Securitization Affected the Economy

September 29, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses mortgage securitization.

Article Source: Washington Post

3 Big Merger Announcements Show Readiness to Spend

September 28, 2010

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School discusses stock-market spending.

Article Source: USA Today

The Best Executive M.B.A. Programs

September 30, 2010

Wharton’s Executive M.B.A. program is cited as the top in the nation in the Wall Street Journal’s  2010 rankings.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Global Focus Draws Students to Europe for Business

September 26, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on efforts to create a strong international education alliance with universities overseas.

High-Frequency Trading: Not as Profitable as You Think

September 24, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Alex Kulesza and Yuriy Nevmyvaka of the Wharton School are cited for their research on high-frequency trading.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Gordon Gekko: Green, Good or Greedy? Yes.

September 24, 2010

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School says companies voted best-to-work-for are often more successful.

Article Source: Reuters

Ivy League Football ‘Mafia’ Gives Wall St. Pipeline

September 22, 2010

A Penn student is cited as an example of how Ivy League connections can benefit student athletes on Wall Street.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Don't Bet on Economic Forecasting

September 21, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the reliability of economic forecasting.

Former Managing Director Lands Gig At Penn

September 21, 2010

Eugenie Birch of the School of Design and Susan Wachter of the Wharton School announce former Philadelphia Managing Director Camille Cates Barnett’s appointment to the Penn Institute for Urban Research.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News