Schools Widen Their Political Horizons

November 4, 2012

Mark Duggan of the Wharton School says, “Historically, it is fair to say that the policy-making world has not been foremost in the minds of business schools.”

Article Source: Financial Times

How to Reduce Workplace Gender Segregation and Help Women Obtain Higher Paying Jobs

November 5, 2012

Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School is cited for his collaborative paper “Do Women Choose Different Jobs From Men? Mechanics of Application Segregation in the Market for Managerial Workers.”

Article Source: Forbes
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 5, 2012

Political and Proud: A Penn Democrat and a Penn Republican

Before Andrew Brown and Laura Brown — no relation — arrived on the University of Pennsylvania campus, they had both heard of Penn’s reputation, correct or not, as liberal.

Wal-Mart, Target Battle but Have More in Common Than You Might Think

October 23, 2012

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says that Target’s marketing shows that design can be a selling point for all sorts of consumers.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Stuck at Home? 10 Tips for Working

November 1, 2012

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School comments on the possibility of miscommunication when working from home.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Audio: Penn Researcher Explains Some Basics of ‘Built Environment’ Research

October 29, 2012

Carolyn Cannuscio of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed about urban health disparities.

Article Source: Newsworks

Audio: Why Does the Stock Exchange Need a Trading Floor?

October 30, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses needing a physical trading floor to conduct business within the stock market.

Article Source: NPR

Sandy Stimulus? Don’t Bet on It.

October 30, 2012

Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School comment on the financial effects of Hurricane Sandy.

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Four Myths About Doctor-Assisted Suicide

October 27, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his opinion about doctor-assisted-suicide myths.

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That Guy Won? Why We Knew It All Along

October 29, 2012

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about people and their memories of what they predicted would happen in certain situations.

Article Source: New York Times