Business

Losers in Stocks Freefall May Have Little Recourse

May 10, 2010

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on a stock-market glitch and its fallout.

Article Source: Reuters

Applause, Please, for Early Adopters

May 7, 2010

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says early adopters of technology might be more concerned with social status.

Article Source: New York Times

Winds of Change Blow for Business Schools

May 7, 2010

Jason Wingard of the Wharton School says, “In the past, technology has been more for the young. Now the senior-level audience is better prepared and more willing to use technology for learning.”

Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)

Low Interest Rates Didn't Cause the Bubble, Economists Say

May 7, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School discusses interest rates.

Article Source: Washington Post

US April Retail Sales Show Uneven Recovery

May 6, 2010

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School comments on post-recession U.S. retail sales.

Article Source: Reuters

Kids' Failure to Launch Can Be Costly

May 6, 2010

Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says financial straits can discourage couples from having children.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Loose Lending Didn't Create the Housing Bubble

May 4, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School is cited for his research study "Did Credit Market Policies Cause the Housing Bubble?"

Article Source: CNBC

Goldman Puts Spotlight on Self-Evaluations

May 4, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says the self-evaluation process at embroiled financial firms is tainted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Senate Financial Bill Misguided, Some Academics Say

May 3, 2010

David Skeel of the Law School comments on bank regulation in light of proposed financial reform.

Article Source: New York Times

When Is an Annuity Worth It?

May 4, 2010

David Babbel and Craig Merrill of the Wharton School are cited for their research on retirement investing.

Article Source: CNN