Wharton School

Competition and Health Insurance

October 21, 2009
Scott Harrington of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on competition in the health-insurance industry.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Bonuses Put Goldman in Public Relations Bind

October 16, 2009
Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses Goldman Sachs’ bonus practices.
Article Source: New York Times

Why Americans Disagree About Healthcare Reform

October 15, 2009
Sarah Gollust of the Wharton School is cited for her research on the socio-economic factors that impact obesity.
Article Source: Reuters

E-Mail Shows Concerns Over Merrill Deal

October 14, 2009
Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch merger.
Article Source: New York Times

Sept U.S. Retail Sales Ex-Autos Up 0.5%, Boost Holiday Hopes

October 14, 2009
Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses retail sales numbers.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Aetna Dropping Some Medicare Supplement Subscribers

October 9, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on Aetna and its discontinuation of enhanced Medicare coverage for some people.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How to Patch a Sinking Ship

October 8, 2009
Marc Kramer of the Wharton School authors a piece offering advice on turning around a declining business.
Article Source: Forbes

Camden Groundbreaking Marks World Habitat Day

October 6, 2009
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says urban habitation may soon account for the majority of housing.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Alarmist Numbers: Female Happiness, Containing Fires and Health Care Satisfaction

October 4, 2009
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for their study, “The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness.”
Article Source: ABC News

Capturing the Dreams of Young Entrepreneurs on Film

September 30, 2009
Wharton researchers are cited for their participation in the creation of a simulation game allowing students to create virtual business ventures.
Article Source: New York Times