Business

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

Pension Cuts Face Test in Colorado, Minnesota

June 12, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses Minnesota state pension cuts.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

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