Mayor Nutter Tells Philadelphia City Council to Drop DROP

August 4, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on “pension envy.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Market Data Firm Spots the Tracks of Bizarre Robot Traders

August 4, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science applies algorithms to stock market trading.

Article Source: The Atlantic

Learning to Discount All Those Juicy Discount Offers

July 31, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses the “cherry picker” shopper model.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Inflation: The Great New Divide

July 29, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School is cited for research on land-price inflation in Beijing.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

Billionaire Brothers Long Suspected of Tax Evasion

July 30, 2010

Michael Knoll of the Law School says there’s a difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion.

Article Source: New York Times
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Wharton Hosts Treasury Deputy Secretary to Discuss Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


On the heels of the enactment of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School announces that Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal S. Wolin - one of the Administration's key architects of financial reform - will speak to students, faculty and business leaders. Deputy Secretary Wolin will deliver remarks on the path forward for the implementation of these historic reforms and engage in a question and answer dialogue with the audience.


What You Drink May Be Seen as How You Think in Job Interviews

July 30, 2010

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for his research on drinking and job interviews.

Article Source: Economic Times (India)

Few in U.S. Move for New Jobs, Fueling Fear the Economy Might Get Stuck, Too

July 30, 2010

Fernando Ferreira of the Wharton School comments on labor mobility and the market.

Article Source: Washington Post

Computer With Patient Data Stolen From Jefferson

July 30, 2010

Ross Koppel of the School of Medicine comments on digital medical data.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Online Privacy and Building Reputations: Q&A with Professor Turow of UPenn

July 28, 2010

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication answers questions on consumers’ online privacy.

Article Source: Washington Post