U.S. Commercial Property Recovery Spares Economy Another Blow

February 4, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the effects of lender renegotiations in commercial real estate.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

‘Facebook of Science’ Seeks to Reshape Peer Review

January 30, 2011

Vitek Tracz is a risk-taker. He put his money into open-access publishing when free Internet journals seemed like a long shot. "Everybody promised me that open access would not succeed," recalls the scientific publisher. "They said I would go bankrupt. I thought there was a very high chance of that, myself. But it now turns out to be significantly profitable." Two years ago he sold his BioMed Central publications—there are now about 200 of them—to Berlin-based Springer for an undisclosed sum, thought to be in the region of $50-million.

An Interview With Mark Pauly, Father of the Individual Mandate

February 1, 2011

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is featured.

Article Source: Washington Post

Does Money Make You Happy? Absolutely

February 1, 2011

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School agrees with the general rule of “the wealthier a nations is, the happier its citizens are.”

Article Source: “Today Show” (NBC News)

Never Again?

January 29, 2011

David Skeel of the Law School comments on what causes economic crisis.

Article Source: New York Times

How to Tweet Your Way to Retirement Goals

January 31, 2011

The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School is mentioned as way to stay updated with the latest retirements research released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Supermarkets Wage War for Your Dollars

January 27, 2011

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how companies collect data about customers who use loyalty cards.

Article Source: CNBC

Is Now the Time to Promote an Employee?

January 26, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on companies restructuring decisions such as employee promotion.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why CEOs Rarely, if Ever, Get Fired

January 26, 2011

Luke Taylor of the Wharton School shares his views on why CEOs are seldom dismissed from their positions.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Stores Within Stores: Retail’s Savior?

January 24, 2011

Z. John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the future of the consumer market as stores merge and develop larger partnerships.

Article Source: Fortune