What Happens When Nobody Wants to Be the Boss?

December 7, 2015

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School says, “Millenials saw their parents devote their lives to those kinds of total-immersion manager jobs, only to

Article Source: Bloomberg Business

The Problem With Public Pensions

December 7, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on the difficulty of estimating and calculating pension liabilities in the public sector.

Article Source: Kiplinger

Foundations Look to Pay the Government for Data Collection It Can No Longer Afford

December 3, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on employee training during the Great Recession.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 6, 2016

Penn Attracts International Students and Those Who Study Abroad

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For international students, the University of Pennsylvania remains a destination of choice in higher education. Penn also sends a high number of American students to pursue studies abroad. Amy Shan and Connor Fairman are among them.

For international students, the University of Pennsylvania remains a destination of choice in higher education.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194December 3, 2015

Gene Pair Plays Crucial Role in Colon Cancer, Penn Vet Team Shows

Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide, and researchers are hard at work to understand the disease’s complex molecular underpinnings.

Is the Great American Department Store Losing Its Way?

December 1, 2015

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School is quoted about Macy’s chief executive Terry Lundgren’s comments on reasons behind the drop in sales.

Article Source: New York Business Journal

A Wharton Professor Explains 3 Ways Nice Guys Can Get Ahead at Work

November 28, 2015

Strategies for effective giving from the Wharton School’s Adam Grant’s book Give and Take.

Article Source: Business Insider

Switchback: The Startup Strategy That Might Be Right for You

November 27, 2015

Research that finds the benefits of a “switchback” approach for technology entrepreneurs co-authored by David Hsu of the Wharton School is highlighted.

Article Source: Business News Daily

How to Make Customers the Best Advocates for Your Company

November 23, 2015

Research co-authored by Christophe Van den Bulte of the Wharton School on customer referrals is cited.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Are Good Doctors Bad for Your Health?

November 21, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School pens an op-ed about a recent study that finds patients receive better care when senior physicians are absent from the hospitals.

Article Source: New York Times