Wharton School

Federal Reserve Launches Operation Twist

September 22, 2011

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School shares his views on the housing market.

Article Source: CNN Money

Feeling Out of Control? Why Certain Products Make You Feel Better

September 21, 2011

Keisha Cutright of the Wharton School is highlighted for her research about people’s personal control.

Article Source: Time

Video: Smetters Sees Risk of U.S. Double-Dip Economic Recession

September 21, 2011

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. economy.

Article Source: Bloomberg

College Athletes Should Get Paid, but How?

September 20, 2011

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his perspective on college athletes being compensated.

Article Source: Atlantic

Does Google Deliberately Engage in Deceptive Practices? Maybe and Maybe Not

September 19, 2011

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School writes an op-ed on Google.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 20, 2011

Prepare Yourself, Natural Disasters Will Only Get Worse

September 15, 2011

Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School writes about preparing for the future of natural disasters.

Article Source: Washington Post

Detroit Sets Its Future on a Foundation of Two-Tier Wages

September 12, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on the auto industry's two-tier wage arrangements.

Article Source: New York Times

Economists Show Support for Obama Job-Growth Plan

September 9, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s job-growth plan.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471September 7, 2011

Wharton School at Penn Announces $12 Million Gift From Alumni Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy

PHILADELPHIA -- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $12 million gift from Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy, classes of 1986 and 1982. The gift will include $10 million to establish the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research and $2 million to fund the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. This commitment marks one of the largest gifts to The Campaign for Wharton, the school’s ambitious $550 million fundraising effort.