Business

7 Policy Changes We Can Make to Reverse the Baby Bust

October 22, 2013

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School suggests policy changes to help reverse the “baby bust.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: Financial Literacy

October 21, 2013

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School joins a conversation about understanding personal finance.

Fast-food Workers’ Low Pay Costs the Government

October 20, 2013

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted about low-wage work and poverty.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Why Who You Sit With Changes the Way You Work

October 17, 2013

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School says, “People literally catch emotions from one another like a virus.”

Article Source: Fast Company

How Can Cows Be Good Savings Vehicles?

October 15, 2013

Santosh Anagol of the Wharton School is cited for collaborating on a study that suggests villagers of northern India have used ‘cow ownership as way of preventing myopic spending.’

Article Source: Economist

8 Signs It’s Time to Ask for a Raise

October 16, 2013

G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on employees requesting wage raises.

Article Source: U.S. News

Health Care Exchange Still Plagued by Problems

October 16, 2013

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School discusses his views on health-care exchange.

Article Source: USA Today

The Power of Restraint: Always Leave Them Wanting More

October 15, 2013

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is quoted about “ambiverts.”

Article Source: Harvard Business Review

The New Knight in Shining Armor

October 15, 2013

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School writes about a cross-generational study of Wharton graduates that shows that men are more egalitarian than ever.

Article Source: Daily Beast

Verizon Offers Same-day Cellphones

October 15, 2013

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on the expense of companies offering same-day cellphones.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer