Business

The Employment Report and Market Myopia

June 10, 2010

Sam Chandan of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on economic recovery.

Article Source: New York Observer

Analysis: Possibility of BP Bankruptcy Seen Remote For Now

June 10, 2010

David Skeel of the Law School says British Petroleum “would be hard pressed to find a bankruptcy court that would accept a Chapter 11 petition.”

Article Source: Reuters

Extraordinary Remedy, Extraordinary Case

June 10, 2010

Tom Baker of the Law School comments on British Petroleum’s liability in the Gulf oil spill.

Article Source: New York Times

Step Up or Step Aside

June 8, 2010

Michael Useem of the Wharton School authors a column on leadership wisdom.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Cheating-Prevention Software Takes $25,000 Prize in Milken-Penn GSE’s Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Two men from Texas have won $25,000 in the only business plan competition designed to use innovation to improve education.

Red, Hot, and Blue: The Hottest American Brand Is Not Apple

June 3, 2010

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School discusses airline JetBlue’s surge.

Article Source: Fast Company

Dieting for Dollars? More US Employees Trying It

June 1, 2010

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on incentivizing weight loss in the work place.

Article Source: Associated Press

Start-Ups Offer Bargains for Users’ Data

June 1, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School says consumers are more willing to provide personal data if there are incentives.

Article Source: New York Times

Wireless Revolution May Reach Inside Microchips

May 26, 2010

Nader Engheta of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says the trick to reducing interference along cramped transistors may be to go wireless.

Article Source: NewScientist

For Some People, CDOs Aren't a Four-letter Word

May 27, 2010

Jill Fisch of the Law School discusses collateralized debt obligations and the role of the independent director.

Article Source: Reuters