A Knowledge@Wharton article featuring comments from Jonah Berger and Eric Bradlow and research from Ph.D. student Yao Zhange of the Wharton School discusses what marketers can predict from baby names.
Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Launches Development of Child-Survival Tool Kit for Donors
Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School says, “There’s not a lot of peer-reviewed evidence that achieves sustained improvements in health behavior and health outcomes.”
Stephen Hahn of the Perelman School of Medicine, Ralph Muller of the Health System and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman and the Wharton School comment on the increase of hospitals using proton therapy in cancer care.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says, “The first thing people are doing is rethinking the definition of retirement.”
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School discusses the U.S. economy.
Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2012 on April 25, by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes, and biting into straw hats.
A celebration unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event began with a class picnic, followed by the traditional procession to College Hall.