Wharton School

The Odds, Continually Updated

September 29, 2014

Uri Simonsohn of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School is cited for reporting on common statistical

Article Source: New York Times

Changing Bad Habits the Smart Way

September 28, 2014

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School comments on how to build new and better habits.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Academics Weigh In on Apple Pay and Reducing Payment ‘Friction’

September 26, 2014

John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the new Apple Pay mobile-payment service.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Goal of Penn Student’s Threads for Teens: Build Girls’ Self-Esteem and Style

Allyson Ahlstrom has won many accolades, appeared on national TV shows and met dozens of celebrities as founder of Threads for Teens, a non-profit organization that gives new, donated clothes to impoverished teens.

Marketing Takeaways From Popular Social Media Studies

September 24, 2014

The Wharton School’s Jonah Berger is cited for studying how content that triggers viewers’ emotions is popular and shared across the Web.

Article Source: Dubai Chronicle

How People Miscalculate Insurance Needs

September 23, 2014

Olivia S. Mitchell of the Wharton School writes making the right choices when purchasing insurance.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why I Hope to Die at 75

September 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School explains his desired lifespan.

Article Source: The Atlantic

IBM Offers Workers Training and Pay Cuts

September 17, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the nature of the training in the IBM program.

Article Source: New York Times

Why Millennials Should Have Kids -- and Soon

September 17, 2014

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for studying Millennials’ thoughts on having children in comparison to Generation Xers.

Article Source: Time

Risks of Twins, Triplets May Prompt IVF Patients to Opt for Singletons

September 16, 2014

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times