Wharton School

Erasing Excessive Loan Fees

October 17, 2010

Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the relationship between government, lenders and exorbitant loan fees.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Mortgage Damage Spreads

October 18, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the controversy surrounding banks and mortgage foreclosures.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Pa. Man to Give $1K for Each Jobless Worker Hired

October 17, 2010

Lawrence Gelburd of the Wharton School discusses the effect of publicity for a program to encourage putting people to work.

Article Source: Associated Press

Mexican Firm Sticks by ‘Bimbo’ Bread Name

October 17, 2010

Leonard Lodish of the Wharton School comments on the name of a bread produced in Mexico.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

FACT CHECK: How Much Pain From COLA Freeze?

October 14, 2010

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School says the poor housing market directly affects retirement age.

Article Source: Associated Press

Video: Inside Mortgage Mess

October 13, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School analyzes mortgage company scandals.

Article Source: CNBC

Euphemisms for China

October 8, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on U.S. political rhetoric concerning China.

Article Source: New York Times

Supermarket Science

October 13, 2010

David Bell of the Wharton School discusses supermarket sales tactics.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Many Sympathetic to Strategic Default

October 13, 2010

Tom Donaldson of the Wharton School comments on strategic mortgage defaulting.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Report Questions Pension Health of Philly, Other Cities

October 12, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses the economy’s effect on pension plans

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer