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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

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

Better Paydays Ahead

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

Entering Cadbury Fray Would Put Ferrero Outside Its Comfort Zone

November 19, 2009
Raphael Amit of the Wharton School discusses Ferrero’s Cadbury takeover bid.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Gift Cards Are Useful; Give Me Cash

November 19, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School, cited for his book, "Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays,” says gift cards are a “a value-preserving choice.”
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Addicted to Mammograms

November 19, 2009
Robert Aronowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on breast-cancer screening and is cited for his book, “Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society.”
Article Source: New York Times

Health Care: GE Gets Radical

November 19, 2009
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the recessions’ impact on employee management.
Article Source: BusinessWeek
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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.

Private-Equity Funding Plunges 62% at Calpers Amid Fee Review

November 18, 2009
Pavel Savor of the Wharton School discusses the state of private-equity firms.
Article Source: Bloomberg News

Can the Law Keep Up with Technology?

November 17, 2009
Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School says enforcement laws can’t keep up with cutting-edge technology.
Article Source: CNN