Business

Audio: Filing for Bankruptcy, Borders Hits Troubled Times

February 16, 2011

Daniel Raff of the Wharton School comments on the financial troubles of a major bookstore company.

Article Source: National Public Radio

The World’s Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40

February 16, 2011

Adam Grant, Kartik Hosanagar and Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School are highlighted.

Article Source: Poets & Quants

New York Stock Exchange Merger Not a Radical Shift

February 16, 2011

Saikat Chaudhuri of the Wharton School comments on the NYSE merger.

Yuan Appreciation Won’t Help Solve US Problems

February 15, 2011

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School comments on U.S. economic troubles.

Article Source: China Daily (Beijing)

Tasting Three Flavors of Tax Software

February 12, 2011

Jennifer Blouin of the Wharton School comments on confusing options offered by popular tax software.

Article Source: New York Times

PhillyInc: Wharton Small Business Development Center’s Advice? Be Clever

February 14, 2011

The Wharton Small Business Development Center is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Best Buy’s Lesson From China: Cluttered Beats Curated

February 11, 2011

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School comments on the methods of Chinese retailers.

Article Source: Fortune

Mortgage Finance Overhaul Begins to Take Shape

February 10, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on borrowers being extended the same options that they have been given in the past.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 11, 2011

Fels Institute of Government Study Shows Positive Effect of Philadelphia Neighborhood Reinvestment

PHILADELPHIA – A report from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania details the ways reclamation and redevelopment of vacant property have improved residents’ quality of life in eastern North Philadelphia.  The report, “Neighborhood Stabilization and Safety in East North Philadelphia,” highlights how comprehensive strategic investment by local community developers and public agencies correlates with improvements in safety, rising incomes and an attraction of new working households.

The End of Trends: If It’s Hot, It’s Over

February 9, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is cited for his study on trends and says “cultural tastes that have been adopted quickly die faster.”

Article Source: National Public Radio