Business

Chapter 9 Weighed in Pension Woes

December 23, 2010

David Skeel of the Law School shares his views about financial problems in cities with paying pensions that could result in some cities filing bankruptcy.

 

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

China Trumps U.S. in Scores, but Lacks White-Collar Jobs

December 21, 2010

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School comments on China’s gap between jobs and the educated unemployed.

Article Source: Fox Business

Typical Drug Case, Except for Ivy League Address

December 17, 2010

One of the people accused of being a supplier was a 30-year-old Brooklyn man, possibly better known to some as a seller of ice cream from a Mister Softee truck. Whatever money he saved, he said in an interview, he would eventually squander on cocaine to use or, occasionally, sell.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Should Fed Kill QE2?

December 14, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the effectiveness of federal economic policies.

Article Source: CNBC

Video: Financial Regulations and the U.S. Economy

December 13, 2010

Richard Herring of the Wharton School participates in a panel discussion about the economy.

Stores and Shoppers Turn to Holiday Online Wish Lists

December 9, 2010

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on the marketing tactics and thoughtfulness involved in gift giving.

Article Source: ABC News

Insurance Brokers Seek Way Out of Rules Squeeze

December 8, 2010

Mark V. Pauly of the Wharton School comments on the how health-insurance brokers are coping financially with the marketplace.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Wal-Mart Plans to End Extra Pay in U.S. for Sunday Shifts

December 8, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on Wal-Mart plans for Sunday “wage cuts.”

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Stock Research Rules May Be Unaffected by U.S. Trading Probe

December 3, 2010

Eric Orts of the Wharton School contributes his perspective on stock research.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Audio: Paper Checks… Remember Those?

December 2, 2010

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on the rise and fall of checks.

Article Source: American Public Media