Michael Mandel of the Wharton School authored an op-ed arguing that the biggest driver of rising health-care spending is the cost of labor, not drugs.
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The Institute of Contemporary Art is included in a list of recommended performance art this season.
Rakesh Vohra of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the pricing structures used in investing software.
Angela Bradbury and Beth McCarty Wood of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on Alzheimer’s genetic counseling.
Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Donald Trump’s political strategy and remarks regarding the Muslim community.
Muslim Chaplain Kameelah Rashad talks about how the “Trumpisms” have brought the Muslim and Jewish communities together.
Commentary and research by Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School on divestitures is cited.
Margaret Casal of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the difficulty in performing in vitro fertilization in dogs.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the misconception that suicide rates rise during holiday time.
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for leading immunotherapy trials.
Orkan Telhan of the School of Design and Karen Hogan of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for collaborating on a desktop machine that automates genetic engineering.
Jill Fisch of the Law School says, “Current sales practices create powerful incentives for brokers to act in ways that are not in their customers’ best interest.”
Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Of course social media doesn’t push you to risk your life and take to the streets, but it helps the actions of those who take the risk to gain international visibility.”
Martha J. Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on her studies on academic “smart drugs.”
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on the difficulty of estimating and calculating pension liabilities in the public sector.
Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the role people who support causes using social media play in activism.
Anna Cabre of the School of Arts & Sciences explains how the oceans offset the rising temperatures of earth.
School of Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim shares her findings on the number of children who are vaccinated.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on the voice inflections used when speaking one-on-one with a camera.
A review of a book co-authored by Jonathan Barnett of the School of Design.