Business

The Math and Science of Baseball

October 5, 2010

Shane Jensen of the Wharton School creates a mathematical model to analyze sports errors.

Article Source: MSNBC

Donors May Balk at College Giving, if Fisk Prevails With Art Sale

September 29, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University’s proposed art sale and is cited for co-authoring “Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.”

Dalits Are Marching Ahead in Uttar Pradesh

September 26, 2010

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring “Rethinking Inequality: Dalits in UP in the Market Reform Era.”

Article Source: Economic Times (India)

How Mortgage Securitization Affected the Economy

September 29, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses mortgage securitization.

Article Source: Washington Post

3 Big Merger Announcements Show Readiness to Spend

September 28, 2010

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School discusses stock-market spending.

Article Source: USA Today

The Best Executive M.B.A. Programs

September 30, 2010

Wharton’s Executive M.B.A. program is cited as the top in the nation in the Wall Street Journal’s  2010 rankings.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Global Focus Draws Students to Europe for Business

September 26, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on efforts to create a strong international education alliance with universities overseas.

High-Frequency Trading: Not as Profitable as You Think

September 24, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Alex Kulesza and Yuriy Nevmyvaka of the Wharton School are cited for their research on high-frequency trading.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Report from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Shows Positive Results of Urban Investment

PHILADELPHIA –- A new report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government shows how public investment guided by strategic planning can produce highly successful results, even within an urban area formerly plagued by high levels of vacancy and abandonment.

“Vacant Property Reclamation Through Strategic Investment in Eastern North Philadelphia, 1998-2010“ documents the work of a nonprofit organization in implementing an investment strategy for a section of Philadelphia.  

Gordon Gekko: Green, Good or Greedy? Yes.

September 24, 2010

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School says companies voted best-to-work-for are often more successful.

Article Source: Reuters