Business

A Proposal for Insuring Public Facilities and Infrastructure Against Disaster Losses

October 29, 2013

Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School co-author an article about their proposal to states and

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: Instagram Promises Ads Will Fit ‘Instagram Aesthetic’ – Whatever That Is

October 28, 2013

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School discusses Instagram’s plans to introduce advertisements.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Video: Professor’s Run With the Bulls: Dow 17000?

October 28, 2013

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School defends his case for the Dow being 16,000 or more by the end of the year.

Article Source: CNBC

New Wharton Scholarship Named for June Kinney

A new University of Pennsylvania Wharton School scholarship for the study of health care management has been named in honor of June Kinney, the long-time Associate Director of that department.

Pressure Builds for Approval of US Airways Merger

October 28, 2013

Saikat Chaudhuri of the Wharton School shares his views on the US Airways-American antitrust case.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Maybe Heaven Can Wait, but a Customer Can’t

October 26, 2013

Christian Terwiesch of the Wharton School discusses how emergency rooms might improve their admissions processes.

Article Source: New York Times

Wharton Business Professor’s Advice on Path to Success

October 25, 2013

G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School offers advice about gaining success from his new book, Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success.

Article Source: USA Today

Most Americans Accumulating Debt Faster Than They’re Saving for Retirement

October 23, 2013

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says, “My work confirms that people are reaching the threshold of retirement much more in debt than in the past.”

Article Source: Washington Post

The Power of Restraint: Always Leave Them Wanting More

October 23, 2013

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his study of “ambiverts.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

Video: Americans Plan to Spend More Over the Holidays?

October 22, 2013

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School joins a discussion about Americans spending more during the holiday season.

Article Source: CNBC