Business

Detroit Ruling Opens Door to Pension Cuts Across the Nation

December 7, 2013

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School shares her thoughts on the effect of possible pension cuts.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times
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Penn’s Center for Tech Transfer Partners With British-based IP Group

The University of Pennsylvania, through its Center for Technology Transfer and its UPstart company formation program, has announced a new partnership with IP Group PLC, developer of intellectual property-based businesses. 

It Pays for Entrepreneurs to Have Rich Friends

December 3, 2013

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School discusses how entrepreneurs benefit from having wealthy friends.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Don’t Count Out the Middle Manager

November 25, 2013

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on the importance of managers.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Retailers Try Out New Ways to Set Prices

November 25, 2013

Z. John Zhang of the Wharton School is quoted about fashion retailers.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Video: Dow 18,000 Fair Value on Forward Earnings: Siegel

November 25, 2013

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Article Source: “Squawk Box,” CNBC

Sweating the Small Stuff? Research Shows Minor Events Play a Major Role in Decisions

November 24, 2013

Jeremy Yip of the Wharton School is mentioned for co-authoring a study about people who allow small events to affect unrelated and big decisions.

Article Source: CTVNews.ca

Living to 100? It’s More Likely Than It Sounds

November 22, 2013

Dean Foster of the Wharton School comments on mortality calculators that factor in health considerations.

It’s Personal: Academic Push Boosts Careers in Retail

November 21, 2013

An event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the $25 million gift for the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cheating Students More Likely to Want Government Jobs, Study Finds

November 18, 2013

Shing-yi Wang of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a study about dishonest individuals entering government service.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times