Business

4 Problems That Could Sink America

September 2, 2009
Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School comments on America’s financial productivity.
Article Source: U.S. News &World Report

Fiscal Habits of Partners Often Conflict

September 1, 2009
Scott Rick and Deborah Small of the Wharton School are credited for their research on spousal money attitudes.
Article Source: Psych Central News

Tough Job Market for Law School Students

August 31, 2009
Student Julia Figurelli of the Law School says the job market for new lawyers has declined.
Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Lender Policy Key to Mortgage Shopping

August 30, 2009
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School analyzes mortgage-loan policies.
Article Source: Boston Globe

Weighing Hope and Reality in Kennedy’s Cancer Battle

August 27, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on health-care costs.
Article Source: New York Times

The Economics of Running

August 27, 2009
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School says economic-opportunity cost can be applied to physical training.
Article Source: New York Times

Growth Investing May Still Have a Spot in Portfolios

August 27, 2009
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses growth investing.
Article Source: USA Today

The Angel Wears Prada

August 27, 2009
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School of Communication analyzes marketing language.
Article Source: India Today

Merrill Bonuses Case Shifts Focus to Lawyers

August 25, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School comments on the Merrill Lynch bonus scandal.
Article Source: New York Times

Merit By The Numbers

August 5, 2009
In its recent commencement issue, an Ivy League college newspaper displayed a snapshot of the Class of 2009 "by the numbers." Although the students had by then been at the college for four years, all of the relevant "numbers" were based on a profile of the class at the time of enrollment. Prominently featured were the 157 children of alumni; the 9.7% of applicants who were admitted; and, last but not least, the median SAT math and verbal scores--740 and 750, respectively--of the class.
Article Source: Forbes