Business

Don't Bet on Economic Forecasting

September 21, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the reliability of economic forecasting.

Former Managing Director Lands Gig At Penn

September 21, 2010

Eugenie Birch of the School of Design and Susan Wachter of the Wharton School announce former Philadelphia Managing Director Camille Cates Barnett’s appointment to the Penn Institute for Urban Research.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Holding Elected Officials Responsible for Unemployment

September 21, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the correlation between oil price and election results.

Article Source: New York Times

Are Consumers Ready to Trade in Plastic for Cell-Phone Credit Cards?

September 19, 2010

Shawndra Hill of the Wharton School comments on smart-phone credit cards.

Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

Boo! Pop-Up Stores Popping Up All Over

September 19, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses temporary, seasonal retail stores.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Are Consumers Ready to Trade in Plastic for Cell-Phone Credit Cards?

September 19, 2010

Shawndra Hill of the Wharton School comments on smart-phone credit cards.

Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

State Governments Confounding Objectives of Federal Stimulus: Economist

September 17, 2010

Robert Inman of the Wharton School comments on federal stimulus spending.

How the 30-Year Mortgage Came to Be

September 15, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the 30-year-mortgage plan’s history.

How Boomers Can Act Now to Repair Their Nest Egg

September 15, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says the recession is leading to retiree anxiety.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Banks' Plans for Foreclosed Homes Will Drive Market

September 11, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses housing market regulations.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal