Wharton School

Learning to Discount All Those Juicy Discount Offers

July 31, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses the “cherry picker” shopper model.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Inflation: The Great New Divide

July 29, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School is cited for research on land-price inflation in Beijing.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

In Charge From Before Enrollment to After Graduation

August 1, 2010

J. J. Cutler of the Wharton School is profiled as he answers questions about merging admissions and career services.

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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471 August 2, 2010

Wharton Hosts Treasury Deputy Secretary to Discuss Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

WHAT:

On the heels of the enactment of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School announces that Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal S. Wolin - one of the Administration's key architects of financial reform - will speak to students, faculty and business leaders. Deputy Secretary Wolin will deliver remarks on the path forward for the implementation of these historic reforms and engage in a question and answer dialogue with the audience.

WHEN:

What You Drink May Be Seen as How You Think in Job Interviews

July 30, 2010

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for his research on drinking and job interviews.

Article Source: Economic Times (India)

Few in U.S. Move for New Jobs, Fueling Fear the Economy Might Get Stuck, Too

July 30, 2010

Fernando Ferreira of the Wharton School comments on labor mobility and the market.

Article Source: Washington Post

Supernova Forum Comes to Philadelphia

July 28, 2010

The Wharton School will host this year’s Supernova Forum.

Rise of the Renting Class

July 28, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School says "the government shouldn't blindly encourage homeownership.”

Article Source: Fortune
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Making History Campaign Co-Chair Makes $5 Million Gift to Endow University PIK Professorship

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Trustee Robert M. Levy and Diane v.S. Levy have made a $5 million gift designated for faculty support.  The gift will be used to endow a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professorship, which will be named the Diane v.S. and Robert M. Levy University Professorship.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Retirement Income Gap Poses Another Challenge for Women

July 21, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School and the Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research says divorce rates are fueling a change in gender-based economics.

Article Source: Huffington Post