Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on efforts to create a strong international education alliance with universities overseas.
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.
A Penn student is cited as an example of how Ivy League connections can benefit student athletes on Wall Street.
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.
Today, Eugenie Birch and Susan Wachter, co-directors of the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) announced that Dr. Camille Cates Barnett, formerly Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia, will become a Penn IUR Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. With support of a William Penn Foundation grant to Penn IUR, Dr. Barnett will research best practices and innovations in urban governance, as well as pen articles on those topics and guest lecture in Penn IUR’s undergraduate urban research colloquium.
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the correlation between oil price and election results.
Shawndra Hill of the Wharton School comments on smart-phone credit cards.