Business

Pricing Tricks Put Online Retailers Under the Spotlight

October 16, 2009
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses targeted marketing.
Article Source: Times of London

Sept U.S. Retail Sales Ex-Autos Up 0.5%, Boost Holiday Hopes

October 14, 2009
Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses retail sales numbers.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

E-Mail Shows Concerns Over Merrill Deal

October 14, 2009
Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch merger.
Article Source: New York Times

Aetna Dropping Some Medicare Supplement Subscribers

October 9, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on Aetna and its discontinuation of enhanced Medicare coverage for some people.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

‘Sell’ for Research Renegades Becomes Business Off Wall Street

October 9, 2009
Jill Fisch of the Law School is cited for her research on corporate bullishness.
Article Source: Bloomberg News

How to Patch a Sinking Ship

October 8, 2009
Marc Kramer of the Wharton School authors a piece offering advice on turning around a declining business.
Article Source: Forbes

Mulling a Long-Term Drop in Homeownership Rate

October 8, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences and Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School are cited for their expertise in home-ownership rates.
Article Source: American Banker

Camden Groundbreaking Marks World Habitat Day

October 6, 2009
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says urban habitation may soon account for the majority of housing.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Lehman Myth in the Financial Crisis

October 6, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School blogs about Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy.
Article Source: New York Times

How AP Measured the Meltdown at the Local Level

October 4, 2009
Tony Smith of the School of Engineering and Applied Science analyzes the economy with statistics.