Business

Where the Fortune 500 CEOs Went to College

January 3, 2011

Penn is cited as one of the top three universities awarding degrees to top executives.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

How Shaky or Secure Is Your Retirement?

January 3, 2011
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on baby boomers not being prepared for retirement.

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