Education, Business & Policy
Penn in the news
Wendell Pritchett and third-year student Max Weiss of the Law School contribute their thoughts on the funding crisis of the School District of Philadelphia in comparison to peer cities.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School writes about a pilot program for elderly Medicare patients which gives them the primary care right where they live.
Laura Huang of the Wharton School says, “Entrepreneurs may or may not actually make good directors — and that is still an empirical question — but this research importantly shows that, regardless, the mere appointment of an entrepreneur is associated with performance and real outcomes.”
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for her book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
Research about college affordability led by the Institute for Research on Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education is cited.