Business

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

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