Buying Insurance Against Climate Change

May 24, 2014

Howard Kunreuther and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School are cited for collaborating on a book, Insurance and Behavioral Economics: Improving Decisions in the Most Misunderstood Industry.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604June 2, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Establishes Penn Center for Innovation

President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.   

Audio: Doing the Laundry for Social Good

May 25, 2014

Jacob Gray of the Wharton School talks about Philadelphia being in the top tier for activity around social entrepreneurs.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Why That Video Went Viral

May 19, 2014

Jonah Berger and Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School are cited for their collaborative paper titled “What Makes Online Content Viral?”

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: FCC to Unveil Proposed Rules to Govern Internet Traffic

May 15, 2014

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School helps interpret the most recent court ruling that the Federal Communications Commission does have the authority to regulate broadband.

The Future, With Our Machines and Ourselves

May 13, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.

Article Source: Huffington Post

10 Things CEOs Won’t Tell You

May 12, 2014

J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School says, “You decide you’re working for the money and not the intrinsic value or interest in the job, and that’s not a good thing” for the company.

Audio: Net Neutrality and the End of the Equal Internet

May 8, 2014

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School talks about net neutrality.

Why Wal-Mart Hasn’t Conquered Brazil

May 8, 2014

Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School says, “However difficult the Brazil bureaucracy may be, other foreign retailers have figured it out.”

Article Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Is It Better to Remodel or Buy a Bigger Home?

May 7, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the option of potential homeowners choosing to remodel homes rather than buying larger properties.