Wharton School

Being Happy in a Sad Place

November 29, 2010

Daniel Sacks, Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson of the Wharton School write “that well-being rises with absolute income, period.”

Article Source: New York Times

The Joyless or the Jobless

November 25, 2010

Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson of the Wharton School say there is no data to support the idea that, once an economy reaches a certain per-person income level, economic growth ceases to increase happiness.

Article Source: Economist

Don’t Hike City Receipts Tax

November 30, 2010

Robert Inman of the Wharton School expresses his concern about possibly raising the Philadelphia’s gross-receipts tax.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Can a Publisher Run Schools? The Experts Debate

November 24, 2010

Michael Useem of the Wharton School suggests that leaders from outside a field have the ability to contribute new perspectives.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: The New MBAs

November 22, 2010

The Wharton School is cited as the first collegiate business school.

Article Source: BBC Radio

Video: Where to Put Your Money

November 19, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School offers suggestions on financial and investing issues.

Article Source: CNBC
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 22, 2010

Two From Penn Win Marshall Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania seniors, Kristin Hall and GJ Melendez-Torres, have won Marshall Scholarships.

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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386November 22, 2010

Penn IUR Report on Vacant Land Management Released

PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city  $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

Wall Street, the Home of the Vanishing I.P.O.

November 17, 2010

David Hsu of the Wharton School discusses innovation and initial public offerings.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Employers Pickier About Job Applicants' Skills

November 16, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on mismatches between job applicants’ skills and employers’ needs.

Article Source: National Public Radio