Penn Wharton Budget Model Scores Senator Warren’s Wealth Tax—Presidential Candidate’s Proposal Would Shrink Economy Between 0.9 and 2.1 percent by 2050

PHILADELPHIA, December 12, 2019 — Since Senator Elizabeth Warren announced her proposal to tax wealth, a few questions have arisen: How much money would these taxes actually raise? And how might a wealth tax affect the economy? Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM), the nonpartisan, independent applied research organization housed atRead More

Penn Institute for Urban Research and Wharton Public Policy Initiative Present “The Future of the Community Reinvestment Act,” Symposium Featuring Comments by Policy Makers and Academics Including Wharton Prof Susan Wachter, Sen. Sherrod Brown and the Urban Institute’s Laurie Goodman.

Event will take place October 29 at Capitol Visitors Center and will include luncheon WASHINGTON DC, October 24, 2019 — The Penn Institute for Urban Research and Wharton Public Policy Initiative are pleased to announce they are co-hosting on October 29, “The Future of the Community Reinvestment Act,” a symposium forRead More

Cait Lamberton Named Inaugural Alberto I. Duran President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School

PHILADELPHIA, October 23, 2019 — Penn President Amy Gutmann and Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett are pleased to announce the appointment of Cait Lamberton as the inaugural Alberto I. Duran President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1, 2019. The Alberto I. Duran President’sRead More

Wharton School Debuts New SiriusXM Show, “Wharton Business Daily,” Featuring Top Names Discussing Today’s Most Compelling Business Stories

What: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced plans to launch an exciting new morning show on Business Radio, SiriusXM Channel 132. The show, called Wharton Business Daily, will air Monday through Friday from 10am to 12 noon ET, and will be hosted by veteran radio host DanRead More

Ambassador Joseph Westphal Named Inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor at the Lauder Institute

PHILADELPHIA, September 19, 2019 — The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania announced the appointment of Ambassador Joseph Westphal as the inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor. Chang Sun, G’89, WG’89, PAR’10, PAR’14, PAR’22 generously endowed the faculty chair to expand the LauderRead More

Mohamed A. El-Erian Named a Senior Global Fellow at the Lauder Institute and Part-Time Professor of Practice at the Wharton School

PHILADELPHIA, September 4, 2019 — Mohamed A. El-Erian has been named a Senior Global Fellow at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies and part-time professor of practice at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The appointment, effective July 1, 2019, was announced by MartineRead More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Funding Application Deadline: Nearly All Expenses Covered for Selected Reporters Attending Oct. 2019 Program

Deadline to apply is September 16 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for funding opportunities for the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program in Philadelphia. Three journalists who cover aspects of public policy will be selected to receive Penn Wharton Public Policy Funding,Read More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Two All-Expenses-Paid Fellowships for Oct. 2019 Program, Courtesy of the National Press Foundation

Applications now open for NPF fellowships, deadline to apply is August 23 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite U.S.-based business journalists to apply for an all-expenses-paid fellowship to the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program in Philadelphia. Each year, the National Press Foundation offers two fellowships thatRead More

Gift from Barry and Marie Lipman to Expand Lipman Family Prize and Provide Three Six-Figure Prizes to Social Impact Organizations

Applications open July 1, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a new gift from 1970 undergraduate alumnus Barry Lipman and his wife Marie Lipman to expand the Lipman Family Prize. Building on the prize they originally established in 2011, theirRead More