Business

The Siren Song of Tickle Me Elmo

December 14, 2009
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on holiday-gift buying.
Article Source: Washington Post

Holiday Budgets: How to Shop Smart for Gifts

December 13, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for holiday-gift-buying research and his new book, "Scroogenomics.”
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

What Does Santa Have for the Stock Market?

December 11, 2009
Donald Keim of the Wharton School discusses holiday stock market trends.
Article Source: Washington Times

Shopping and Men

December 10, 2009
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses holiday shopping strategies.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Radio: Hospitals Drop Out of the Baby Business

December 9, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School says “large urban hospitals may be winning business because they have more experience and provide better care.”
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Medicare Buy-In Could Benefit Involuntary Retirees

December 9, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on a Medicare buy-in health-care option.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

AP Analysis: US Economy Entering Sluggish Recovery

December 7, 2009
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the U.S. economy’s road to recovery.
Article Source: Associated Press

Recapturing the Startup Spark

December 7, 2009
Lawrence Gelburd of the Wharton School says updating a business’ floor plan can help rebrand and bolster sales.
Article Source: CNN

November Sales Disappoint Retailers

December 4, 2009
Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School comments on holiday-sale revenues.
Article Source: Washington Post

Christmas Giving Is ‘Orgy of Value Destruction,’ Waldfogel Says

December 4, 2009
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for his book, "Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays,” saying Christmas sales boost Asian and European markets while hurting America’s.
Article Source: Bloomberg News