WASHINGTON -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann attended a meeting at the White House today as an invited guest of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to discuss research funding related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Also in attendance were White House science advisor John Holdren and five other university presidents.
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the correlation between oil price and election results.
4 Out of 10 Uninsured Americans: A) Live in Households Making More Than $50,000 Per Year, and B) Are Between the Ages of 18 and 34
Tom Baker of the Law School says tontines could resolve some insurance problems.
Robert Inman of the Wharton School comments on federal stimulus spending.
John Landis of the School of Design comments on public housing as a portion of new housing in Philadelphia.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses Michelle Obama’s campaign initiatives.
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on stem-cell legislation.