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Many Sympathetic to Strategic Default

October 13, 2010

Tom Donaldson of the Wharton School comments on strategic mortgage defaulting.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Report Questions Pension Health of Philly, Other Cities

October 12, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses the economy’s effect on pension plans

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How Marriage Survives

October 12, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School authors an op-ed citing his and colleague Betsey Stevenson’s research on the social evolution of marriage.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471October 6, 2010

Wharton School Announces Partnership With Sovereign Bank, Santander Universities

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the establishment of a Partnership for Globalization with Sovereign Bank, part of Banco Santander.  The Partnership will support two initiatives at the Wharton School and the Lauder Institute, enhancing teaching and research on the economic, technological, political and social aspects of globalization and the teaching of business languages.

Power Points: This Week's Productivity Tips

October 11, 2010

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for research on alcohol’s societal and business repercussions.

Article Source: Toronto Globe and Mail
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | October 7, 2010

Wharton School to Host 2011 Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco

Philadelphia and San Francisco – The Wharton School announced that, for the first time in the history of the Wharton Global Alumni Forums, the School next year will combine the three regional Forums into a single event, to be held in San Francisco on June 23-24, 2011. We are excited to hold this year's Forum in conjunction with the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of Wharton | San Francisco, our West Coast campus and home to a thriving MBA Program for Executives, as well as an entrepreneurship program and non-degree programs for executives.

Video: Wharton's Siegel Interview

October 5, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School offers stock-market forecasting.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Sniffing .300, Hitters Hunker Down on Last Chances

October 2, 2010

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring an analytical study of motivation in Major League Baseball.

Article Source: New York Times

The Math and Science of Baseball

October 5, 2010

Shane Jensen of the Wharton School creates a mathematical model to analyze sports errors.

Article Source: MSNBC

The Burden of Incarceration: 1 in 28 Kids Have a Parent Behind Bars

September 30, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses parental incarceration.

Article Source: New York Times