Business

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.

Lewis Still Faces Legal and Political Woes

October 2, 2009
Jill Fisch of the Law School discusses the Bank of America inquest.
Article Source: New York Times

6 Ways the Recession Will Change Retirement

September 29, 2009
Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School says more workers are postponing retirement.
Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Big Job Losses, Spike in Early Retirements Claims From Seniors Swamp Social Security System

September 28, 2009
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School says the recession will likely affect the long-term deficit.
Article Source: Associated Press