Wharton School

Holiday Shopping

November 25, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School discusses holiday-gift buying and is cited for his new book, "Scroogenomics.”
Article Source: CNN

Audio: The Most Wasteful Time of Year

November 25, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School says giving gifts people won’t use impacts the economy negatively.

Why Stocks Still Rock

November 23, 2009
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School authors a piece on stock resiliency and is cited for his book, “Stocks in the Long Run.”
Article Source: Time

Radio: Senate Kicks Off Formal Health Reform Debate

November 22, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School says the government should refine its message to the Middle class in the health-care debate.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

It May Not Be the Thought That Counts

November 22, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for his new book, "Scroogenomics,” as he provides financial advice for holiday consumers.
Article Source: Kiplinger

Stop Blaming Grandma for Cruddy Christmas Presents

November 20, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School, cited for his book, "Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays,” authors an op-ed on holiday spending.
Article Source: Seattle Times

The Mammogram Storm: Benefits vs. Risks

November 20, 2009
Sanford Schwartz of the Wharton School and the School of Medicine comments on newly issued mammogram testing guidelines.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Walk Away: Why More People Should Abandon Their Homes

November 20, 2009
Jeremy Tobacman of the Wharton School says sometimes foreclosure is preferable to continued debt.
Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 19, 2009

Inaugural Group of Penn Eco-Reps Seeks to Educate, Change Residents’ Eco-Behavior at Three College Houses

PHILADELPHIA –- A contingent of University of Pennsylvania students who live in three residence halls and one fraternity house has volunteered to become Eco-Reps, peer-to-peer educators in a program designed to spread awareness among students of sustainability and of Penn’s Climate Action Plan commitments.

Better Paydays Ahead

November 19, 2009
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says salaries are trending toward recovery.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal