Wharton School

Applause, Please, for Early Adopters

May 7, 2010

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says early adopters of technology might be more concerned with social status.

Article Source: New York Times

Winds of Change Blow for Business Schools

May 7, 2010

Jason Wingard of the Wharton School says, “In the past, technology has been more for the young. Now the senior-level audience is better prepared and more willing to use technology for learning.”

Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)

What the Volcano Taught Me

May 10, 2010

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on lessons learned from the Icelandic volcano eruption.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Peter Kuriloff Receives 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award

PHILADELPHIA -– Peter Kuriloff has been honored with the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.

Low Interest Rates Didn't Cause the Bubble, Economists Say

May 7, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School discusses interest rates.

Article Source: Washington Post

US April Retail Sales Show Uneven Recovery

May 6, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School comments on post-recession U.S. retail sales.

Article Source: Reuters

Health Experts Discuss Implications of Medicaid Expansion

May 5, 2010

David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes health-care reform will bring to Medicare.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Loose Lending Didn't Create the Housing Bubble

May 4, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School is cited for his research study "Did Credit Market Policies Cause the Housing Bubble?"

Article Source: CNBC

Goldman Puts Spotlight on Self-Evaluations

May 4, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says the self-evaluation process at embroiled financial firms is tainted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

When Is an Annuity Worth It?

May 4, 2010

David Babbel and Craig Merrill of the Wharton School are cited for their research on retirement investing.

Article Source: CNN