Wharton School

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
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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386September 21, 2010

Former Philadelphia Managing Director Camille Cates Barnett To Become Penn IUR Scholar

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.

Holding Elected Officials Responsible for Unemployment

September 21, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the correlation between oil price and election results.

Article Source: New York Times

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

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