Will China’s Real Estate Bubble Burst?

April 24, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on real estate and the economy in China.

Article Source: CNN Money

Disability Insurance Causes Pain

April 24, 2012

Mark Duggan of the Wharton School comments on disability insurance.

Article Source: New York Times

After the Bailout -- Few Fans but No Fix for Fannie and Freddie

April 23, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. housing system.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 23, 2012

At Penn's Wharton, Working in Business and Doing Social Good

 

Some University of Pennsylvania students who are business majors are learning about ways businesses can work to help society.

Students in Penn’s Wharton School can take a secondary concentration in Social Impact and Responsibility, which is offered through Wharton’s Legal Ethics and Business Ethics Undergraduate Program.

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Outsiders

April 21, 2012

Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School is cited for leading a study about external hires.

Article Source: New York Times

Social Media Make Rumor Mill Faster, Not Smarter

April 23, 2012

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on how rumors spread quickly via social media.

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A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

Crew teams at dawn. A midday rush to food trucks along Spruce Street. An evening performance in an on-campus theater.

These are just a handful of the moments, big and small, captured in the first-ever University-wide photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.”

Closing the Gender Gap

April 19, 2012

Betsey Stevenson of the Wharton School comments on the pattern of job loss between men and women during the recession.

Article Source: New Yorker

Audio: Housing Construction Down, Housing Permits Are Up

April 17, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the housing market.

Article Source: Marketplace
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 18, 2012

Penn to Offer Online Classes via Coursera

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will join Princeton University, the University of Michigan, the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University in partnering with Coursera, an online education platform, to make Web-based courses available free and to improve teaching on campuses.