Penn Wharton Budget Model Analyzes the Biden and Sanders Social Security Plans

Both plans would mitigate program shortfalls but reduce economic output PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2020 — Despite its importance to American retirees, the Social Security program faces large future financial shortfalls as projected benefits dwarf projected revenues. Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have both proposed Social Security reformRead More

Weijie Su, Wharton Assistant Professor of Statistics, Named Among 2020 Sloan Research Fellows

NEW YORK, February 12, 2020 — The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 126 extraordinary early career researchers as recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships. Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships honor scholars in the U.S. and Canada whose creativity, leadership, and independent research achievements makeRead More

“Shark Tank” Star Daymond John, $30K in Prizes Featured at the Wharton School’s Baker Retailing Center “Ideathon 2020”

At a high-stakes case-competition, Penn students were challenged to pitch major retailer Ralph Lauren Corporation with bold new business ideas—literally overnight. PHILADELPHIA, January 28, 2020 — What if you had to come up with a brilliant idea to make a major American brand even more successful—and present that company with a fully-fleshedRead More