Wharton School

What Happens When Health Plans Compete

September 1, 2014

Robert Town of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a review of competition in health-care markets.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Why You’ve Been Getting Bonuses, Not Raises, Lately

August 29, 2014

Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School speaks about businesses relying on bonuses.

Article Source: “Marketplace”
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422August 27, 2014

Penn Announces Launch of President’s Engagement Prizes

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University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Engagement Prizes, competitively awarded annual prizes for Penn seniors to design and undertake fully funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate.

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Engagement Prizes, competitively awarded annual prizes for Penn seniors to design and undertake fully funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate.

Fewer American Homeowners Are Buying Earthquake Insurance – and the Risk Is Growing

August 26, 2014

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School comments on homeowners who are reluctant to purchase earthquake insurance because of high deductibles.

Article Source: Washington Post

Bank Fight Points to Bigger Battle Over Trade

August 24, 2014

Howard Pack of the Wharton School is quoted about Airbus.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why Your Fear of Looking Stupid Is Making You Look Stupid

August 22, 2014

A collaborative report from Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School about people who seek advice is cited.

Article Source: Time

Four Penn Students Built a Smart Thermometer to Help Parents Monitor Their Kids’ Fevers Anytime, Anywhere

August 22, 2014

Undergraduates Collin Hill and Aaron Goldstein of the Wharton School and William Duckworth of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts & Sciences alum Becca Goldstein are featured for developing a smartphone-app thermometer.

Article Source: Business Insider (India)

Audio: Journals Requiring More Transparency

August 21, 2014

Joseph Simmons of the Wharton School comments on co-authoring a mock study that became the impetus for a change in monitoring peer-reviewed publications.

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

August 20, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the next steps in proceeding with an experimental Ebola drug.

Article Source: NBC News

What’s Behind the Challenge

August 21, 2014

Roy Rosin, David Asch and Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine contribute their thoughts about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Wharton’s Jonah Berger is cited for his book Contagious: Why Things Catch On.

Article Source: Philly.com