Season’s Greetings Mean Corporate Stress

December 22, 2015

Deborah Small of the Wharton School talks about how consumers view brands as “friends and expect companies to share their values.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

My Sorry Social Security Return

December 21, 2015

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School shares his commentary on the Social Security system.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Bidding War Boosts Pep Boys Stock

December 22, 2015

Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School is quoted about mergers and divestitures.

Article Source: Philly.com
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First-generation Alumna Strengthens ‘Penn First,’ Seeks Volunteer Mentors

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Leanne Pyott Huebner is a driving force behind Penn First, which assists first-generation college students, and she's looking to other alumni -- first generation or not -- to assist in building a strong network of volunteer mentors.

Looking back at her undergraduate days, University of Pennsylvania alumna Leanne Pyott Huebner, who represents the first generation in her family to attend college, remembers feeling “differently prepared” than her peers.

A Spaniard Selling Lottery Fortune

December 19, 2015

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a study on lotteries.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: How Movie Theaters Will Make the Most of ‘Star Wars’

December 18, 2015

Josh Eliashberg of the Wharton School talks about optimal theater scheduling.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

You’ll Be Outraged at How Easy It Was to Get You to Click on This Headline

December 18, 2015

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on clickbait.

Article Source: Wired.com

Kiva Sets New Rules for U.S. Borrowers to Get Crowdfunded Loans

December 16, 2015

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on entrepreneurs who have a sense of obligation to the people who support them financially through crowdfunding

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Audio: From Tipsy to Regret: Your Tales From the Office Holiday Party

December 16, 2015

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School comments on how alcohol influences negotiations and professional dealings.

Article Source: “Morning Edition” NPR

Brain's Fear Centre Also Influences Kindness: Study

December 15, 2015

Michael Platt of the Wharton School, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences discusses how primates respond to a reward-donation task.

Article Source: Business Standard