Business

The Economy's Lasting Impact on Your Retirement

June 28, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says, "Just as it matters what the economy is doing when you first enter the job market, it also matters what the economy is doing when you retire."

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

If Hayward Beats a Retreat, It's Unclear Who Could Lead BP

June 27, 2010

Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses leadership changes for British Petroleum.

Article Source: Washington Post

Liability Questions Loom for BP and Ex-Partners

June 24, 2010

Tom Baker of the Law School discusses big oil’s insurance coverage.

Article Source: New York Times

Building Business, The India Way

June 24, 2010

Michael Useem authors an op-ed discussing “The India Way,” a book he and Wharton professors Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh and Jitendra Singh co-authored.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Inconspicuous Consumption: Insiders vs. Outsiders

June 21, 2010

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says name-brand items convey a certain social status.

Article Source: ScienceDaily

Audio: High Demand Backlogs iPhone 4 Orders

June 17, 2010

Peter Fader of the Wharton School comments on iPhone shortages.

Article Source: National Public Radio

HBCUs Need a Culture of Philanthropy

June 4, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on resource management for historically black colleges and universities.

Summer Bummer: Tough Job Market for Delaware Teens

June 13, 2010

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy and Practice says that “breaking into the job market at a young age is important to working up the economic ladder.”

Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

Sell Losing World Cup Nations as Stocks Share Pain, Study Says

June 14, 2010

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a research paper on the economic impact of a nation’s World Cup performance.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

What's in a Name? For Phila. Lawyer, Jury's Still Out

June 16, 2010

Patti Williams of the Wharton School discusses name branding.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer