The Science Behind Why People Fear Refugees

November 18, 2015

Deborah Small of the Wharton School is quoted about the powerful impact of pictures and stories of Syrian refugees on Americans’ feelings.

Article Source: Vox.com
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 19, 2015

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Releases Year-end Giving Guide

The  University of Pennsylvania Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released its annual free, online 2015 High Impact Year-end Giving Guide outlining some of the most effective giving opportunities.

Governments Do Not Know the Best Way to Save the Amazon Rainforest. And that Needs to Change

November 16, 2015

Arthur van Benthem of the Wharton School co-writes an article about the battle against deforestation.

Article Source: Economist

Why it Doesn’t Take a Nonprofit Career to Make a Difference at Work

November 18, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his paper, “Leading with Meaning: Beneficiary Contact, Prosocial Impact and the Performance Effects of Transformational Leadership.”

Article Source: Fast Company

Hillary Clinton Is an ‘Intro-Extrovert,’ and Maybe You Are Too

November 9, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his research on ambiversion.

Article Source: New York Magazine

Audio: The Best-laid Backup Plans…

November 10, 2015

Research by Katherine Milkman and alumnus Jihae Shin of the Wharton School about how backup plans may cause a person to be less motivated is cited.

Limits Are Key to Business Creativity, Wharton Prof Says

November 8, 2015

Rom Schrift of the Wharton School says, “Maybe there’s a sweet spot where we can actually use constraints in a way that will actually help us.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Irresponsibility of States Guaranteeing Pension Returns

November 5, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School pens an op-ed about her concerns with states guaranteeing pension returns.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Philadelphia’s Office Buildings Increasingly Attract Out-of-town Investors

November 4, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says, “There’s a closer look at stable, growing markets that are not in the first tier of global tech cities, and we qualify.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Why Drug Prices Spike and What Patients Can Do About It

November 4, 2015

Joshua M. Liao of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark V. Pauly of the Wharton School authored an article about how to handle large fluctuations in the price of prescription medicine.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer