Business

The Hidden Costs -- and Benefits -- of Giving Gifts

December 23, 2009
"Scroogenomics," the new book by Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School, is featured in a discussion about holiday-shopping's impact on the economy.
Article Source: Toronto Globe and Mail

Wall Street Journal

December 22, 2009
Stephen Burbank of the Law School is cited for his work as the National Football League special master.
Article Source: Washington Post

On a Scale of One to Four, How Happy Are You?

December 22, 2009
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses the relationship between happiness surveys and economics.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Entrepreneurs Seek Ways to Draw Out Workers' Ideas

December 21, 2009
David Hsu of the Wharton School says employee-incentive programs help encourage creativity in the workplace.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

G.M. Hires Finance Chief From Microsoft

December 21, 2009
Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses executive-employee placement.
Article Source: New York Times

Economists to Sen. Reid: 'We Urge Enactment' of Your Healthcare Reform Bill

December 21, 2009
Patricia Danzon of the Wharton School coauthors a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on health-care reform.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Give Gold, Not Myrrh

December 21, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for holiday economic theories put forth in his new book, "Scroogenomics.”
Article Source: The Economist

Video: Fast Draw: Guide to Holiday Shopping

December 20, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School discusses the holiday economic theories put forth in his new book, "Scroogenomics.”
Article Source: CBS News

Retailers Fear Snow's Effect on Shopping

December 19, 2009
Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School comments on snow’s effect on holiday-shopping numbers.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Health Reform's True Colors

December 18, 2009
Michael Bader of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on health-care reform's racial implications.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer