Wharton School

Economy Prompts Fresh Look at U.S. Socialist Bank

February 19, 2010
Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School discusses the state-controlled Bank of North Dakota.
Article Source: Namibian

Study: States Must Fill $1 Trillion Pension Gap

February 18, 2010
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses state-sponsored benefits costs.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Gov't Rethinks Role of Fannie, Freddie

February 18, 2010
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses subprime lending’s impact on the housing market.

Big Musical Questions, and Some Answers

February 18, 2010
Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School moderates a World Economic Forum–sponsored panel on arts leadership.
Article Source: New York Times

Quattrone’s First IPO Since Return Leaves Buyers With Losses

February 17, 2010
Raphael Amit of the Wharton School comments on stock-market forecasting.
Article Source: Bloomberg News

Toyota’s President Softens on Speaking to Congress

February 17, 2010
Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on Toyota President Akio Toyoda’s decision to address Congress.
Article Source: New York Times

Fighting Pandemics Like Swine Flu in Digital Age

February 16, 2010
David Bell of the Wharton School discusses new media’s impact on pandemic reporting.
Article Source: Associated Press

As Girls Become Women, Sports Pay Dividends

February 15, 2010
Betsey Stevenson of the Wharton School is cited for research on sports’ impact on young females’ future success.
Article Source: New York Times

An Economist’s Thoughts on Happiness

February 12, 2010
Justin Wolfers discusses Wharton School colleague Betsey Stevenson’s views on the “interplay between happiness research and behavioral economics.”
Article Source: New York Times

New Camera System Takes the Guesswork Out of Baseball Stats

February 12, 2010
Shane Jensen of the Wharton School says new technology is making sports-statistics tracking more manageable.
Article Source: Popular Science