Business

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

Economic Panic Attack

December 3, 2009
Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School is cited for his book, “The Irrational Economist,” and discusses how psychology affects stock trading.
Article Source: Newsweek

Comcast's Big Bet: Deal for Control of NBC Universal Comes With Risks and Opposition

December 3, 2009
Peter Fader of the Wharton School comments on the “’crapshoot’ element” of big mergers such as that of Comcast and NBC Universal.
Article Source: Associated Press

Comcast's NBC Universal Deal a Boost for Philadelphia, Too

December 3, 2009
Steve Ennen of the Wharton School comments on the influence that Comcast’s purchase of NBC Universal will have on the business image of Philadelphia.