Wharton School

Experts Ponder ‘Plan B’ Options for the Health Insurance Mandate

December 16, 2010

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School shares his perspective on strategies to tackle health-care policies.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Audio: HAMP Is Falling Short of Expectations

December 14, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the productivity of the Obama administration’s mortgage-modification program.

Video: Should Fed Kill QE2?

December 14, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the effectiveness of federal economic policies.

Article Source: CNBC

Video: Financial Regulations and the U.S. Economy

December 13, 2010

Richard Herring of the Wharton School participates in a panel discussion about the economy.

NBA Ref Racial Bias Redux

December 10, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a paper alleging bias among NBA referees.

Article Source: New York Times

Stores and Shoppers Turn to Holiday Online Wish Lists

December 9, 2010

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on the marketing tactics and thoughtfulness involved in gift giving.

Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658December 9, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Names Two New PIK Professors: Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock

PHILADELPHIA -- Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock have been appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge professors at the University of Pennsylvania.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.  Both PIK appointments are effective Jan. 1. 

Insurance Brokers Seek Way Out of Rules Squeeze

December 8, 2010

Mark V. Pauly of the Wharton School comments on the how health-insurance brokers are coping financially with the marketplace.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Wal-Mart Plans to End Extra Pay in U.S. for Sunday Shifts

December 8, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on Wal-Mart plans for Sunday “wage cuts.”

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Business Schools Tackle Social Media

December 7, 2010

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School is cited for collaborating on a research study about maintaining boundaries on social media Web sites.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal