Business Majors, but With a Twist

October 6, 2011

Vice Dean Georgette Phillips of the Wharton School says, "Students who major in business are going to hit the ground running and feel a lot more comfortable a lot more quickly with what they're doing.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422October 6, 2011

Penn Panel to Discuss Sustainable Public Finance Options


WHAT:       “Sustainable Public Finance," a panel discussion featuring experts on public pensions, state and local governance and urban economics, will examine how high unemployment, low economic growth and declining property values have dealt a blow to state and municipal governments’ tax revenues.


Wharton Fund to Help Students Develop Bright Ideas

October 5, 2011

The Wharton Innovation Fund is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How to Fix the System

October 1, 2011

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School writes an op-ed on federal flood aid.

Article Source: New York Times

FEMA Aid a Disaster in the Making?

October 3, 2011

Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School comment on federal disaster aid.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Check Up: The Numbers of Uninsured Affect Care for Those With Coverage

October 3, 2011

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited for his study of health-care coverage.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Medipost Aims to Dominate Global Biopharmaceutical Industry

September 29, 2011

Raphael Amit of the Wharton School comments on Medipost’s influence on Korean entrepreneurship.

Article Source: Korea Herald
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | | 215-746-6471September 28, 2011

University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School Announce the Wharton Innovation Fund

Philadelphia, PA—The University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School are pleased to announce the establishment of the Wharton Innovation Fund, which seeks to promote the inventiveness and creativity of the academic community at the University of Pennsylvania in the design and development of new technologies or services which show promise for making a substantial impact on business or society as a whole.

Audio: Who Are the Job Creators?

September 27, 2011

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses the term “job creators.”

Article Source: National Public Radio

7 ‘Moneyball’ Hiring Tips

September 23, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “Data mining can work when you’re hiring for virtually any job, and yet almost no companies bother to do it.”

Article Source: Forbes