Business

Mortgage Damage Spreads

October 18, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the controversy surrounding banks and mortgage foreclosures.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Pa. Man to Give $1K for Each Jobless Worker Hired

October 17, 2010

Lawrence Gelburd of the Wharton School discusses the effect of publicity for a program to encourage putting people to work.

Article Source: Associated Press

The Flash Crash: Autopsy

October 7, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on stock-market flash crashes.

Article Source: Economist

Video: Inside Mortgage Mess

October 13, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School analyzes mortgage company scandals.

Article Source: CNBC

Supermarket Science

October 13, 2010

David Bell of the Wharton School discusses supermarket sales tactics.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Many Sympathetic to Strategic Default

October 13, 2010

Tom Donaldson of the Wharton School comments on strategic mortgage defaulting.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471October 6, 2010

Wharton School Announces Partnership With Sovereign Bank, Santander Universities

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the establishment of a Partnership for Globalization with Sovereign Bank, part of Banco Santander.  The Partnership will support two initiatives at the Wharton School and the Lauder Institute, enhancing teaching and research on the economic, technological, political and social aspects of globalization and the teaching of business languages.

Power Points: This Week's Productivity Tips

October 11, 2010

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for research on alcohol’s societal and business repercussions.

Article Source: Toronto Globe and Mail
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 8, 2010

Penn’s Center for Tech Transfer Wins Award for Industry/University/Government Research

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer has been honored with a Deal of Distinction Award by the Licensing Executive Society (USA and Canada) Inc.

The award was given for a collaborative research agreement forged earlier this year by Penn and pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca that will make use of academic and private-industry resources to generate new Alzheimer’s disease drug candidates for clinical development.

Trifecta of Torment

October 6, 2010

Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center analyzes economic-stimulus critiques.

Article Source: New York Times