Business School: Looking for a Global Reach

May 17, 2012

Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School comments on M.B.A. programs expanding their global reach.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Siegel on Wall Street’s Game of Risk

May 17, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses hot topics on Wall Street such as Facebook’s IPO status.

Article Source: CNBC

Audio: Should Facebook Continue to be Free?

May 18, 2012

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on Facebook continuing to be free.

Article Source: Marketplace

Good Profit vs. Bad Profit

May 16, 2012

Waheed Hussain of the Wharton School shares his views on profit.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 17, 2012

Penn Study Documents Gender Pay Gap Among Stockbrokers

PHILADELPHIA – The excesses of Wall Street may be big news, but behind the headlines is another major story. When it comes to men and women stockbrokers, men take home bigger paychecks.

New published research by Janice Madden, professor of regional science, sociology and real estate at the University of Pennsylvania, shows that female stockbrokers can earn as much as 20 percent less than their male counterparts.

Sophia and Jacob Are Most Popular U.S. Baby Names

May 14, 2012

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on research about how parents select baby names.

Article Source: USA Today

The Economic Case for Same-sex Marriage

May 14, 2012

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School contribute their economic views regarding same-sex marriage.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Homes for Sale Grow Scarce as Sellers Await Higher Prices

May 15, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. real estate market.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Commencement 2012

Gray skies and a light sprinkle couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm as 5,858 graduates made their way to Franklin Field for Penn’s 256th Commencement on May 14.

University Chaplain Charles L. Howard urged the Class of 2012 to offer thanks to their parents and other loved ones and to the faculty, staff and administration that helped them achieve their goals.

BP Oil Arrest: First of Many or Act of Desperation?

May 9, 2012

Philip Nichols of the Wharton School comments on the BP oil arrest.

Article Source: Fox Business