Wharton School

In Zambia, Schoolgirls Are Negotiating the Value of Their Education

October 11, 2015

Corinne Low of the Wharton School comments on collaboratively creating a curriculum that teaches girls in Zambia how to negotiate with their parents for an education.

Article Source: Yahoo! News

Audio: Baseball Economics Hits a Homerun for the Mets

October 9, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on New York Mets staff and salary decisions.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

How Yahoo’s Marissa Has More Investors Betting on Women

October 8, 2015

Research co-authored by Laura Huang of the Wharton School that finds male entrepreneurs are more likely to secure venture capital funding than women is cited.

Article Source: CNBC

How Scientists Fool Themselves – and How They Can Stop

October 7, 2015

Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences and Uri Simonsohn of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School are quoted.

Article Source: Nature

Do Deals and Exits Aimed at Producing Social Good Sacrifice Returns?

October 7, 2015

Christopher Geczy of the Wharton School says, “The tension between profit and social purpose may not be as pronounced as people suggest.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

U.S. Businesses Doing More M&A Deals but Making Same Mistakes

October 6, 2015

Research on M&A deals conducted by Robert Holthausen of the Wharton School is cited.

Article Source: Forbes.com

The Power of Precise Predictions

October 2, 2015

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences co-writes an article about using forecasting tournaments to depolarize political debate.

Article Source: New York Times

Boss Make Your Blood Boil? Here Are Six Ways to Prevent Anger From Ruining Your Career

October 5, 2015

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School suggests that “anger is not all bad.”

Article Source: Washington Post

A Multigenerational Hit: Student Debt Traps Parents and Kids

October 5, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is cited for his research on student debt.

Article Source: Associated Press

Baby Boomer Women and the Burden of Debt

October 1, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School writes about researching baby boomer women and how they are handling debt.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal