What Brands Can Learn About Behavior From New Year’s Resolutions

January 12, 2016

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School is cited for researching how “temporal landmarks” can spark goal-directed activities.

Article Source: AdAge.com

Prediction Machines Will See the Future for Hedge Funds, CIA

January 12, 2016

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for his involvement in a project called Good Judgment.

Article Source: Newsweek

China Stock Swoon Could Boost US Real Estate

January 8, 2016

Sam Chandan of the Wharton School says, “The current volatility in China has underscored for Chinese investors the importance of diversifying their investments into the U.S. and elsewhere.”

Article Source: CNBC

The Under-the-radar Profit-maximizing Scheduling Practice That Can Put Workers in a ‘Downward Spiral’

January 8, 2016

Marshall Fisher of the Wharton School comments on workforce productivity.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 11, 2016

Two Students, Two Alumni From Penn Join Inaugural Class of Schwarzman Scholars

Two students from the University of Pennsylvania and two Penn alumni are among 111 recipients of the inaugural Schwarzman Scholarships. The award funds one year of graduate studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing for each recipient. More than 3,000 people applied for the highly competitive program. 

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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721
Media Contact:Michele Berger | mwberger@upenn.edu | 215-898-6751January 11, 2016

Penn Science Café Presents ‘Friendship and Your Brain’

WHO: Michael Platt
Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
James S. Riepe University Professor of Neuroscience
Perelman School of Medicine

Few Ways to Improve Your Odds for Record-breaking $700 Million Powerball Jackpot

January 8, 2016

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School provides advice on what to do with the money from lottery winnings.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

What Binds the U.S. and Chinese Economies? Moral Hazard

January 7, 2016

Minyuan Zhao of the Wharton School comments on the connection between the American and Chinese economies.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Video: Don’t Worry, Stocks May Rise 10% This Year: Siegel

January 4, 2016

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about his predictions for the stock market in 2016.

Article Source: CNBC

The Epistemic Trainwreck of Soft-side Psychology

January 5, 2016

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the soft-side of psychology.

Article Source: Edge.org