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Penn Wharton Budget Model Scores Sanders and Biden Plans to Tax the Rich—Macroeconomic Analysis Shows Offsetting Effects of Higher Tax Rates and Deficit Reduction

PHILADELPHIA, January 23, 2020 — Calls to tax the rich are playing a prominent role in the ongoing Democratic primary. Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM), the nonpartisan, independent applied research organization housed at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has analyzed the budgetary and economic effects of two proposals from Senator Bernie Sanders—a ...Read More

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 at…Read More Read More

Wharton School Establishes New Sports Analytics and Business Initiative

PHILADELPHIA, December 4, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today the establishment of the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI). WSABI represents an expansion of school-wide sports business activities by building on the Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI), founded in 2008. The addition of sports analytics offerings dramatically expands the ...Read More

From Policy to Pocketbooks: “Wharton Business Daily” on SiriusXM Channel 132 Debuts November 4 with Wharton School Dean Geoff Garrett, Former AOL CEO Steve Case and Head of External Affairs for Facebook Robert Traynham Among Guests

PHILADELPHIA, October 31, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced the launch of Wharton Business Daily, a dynamic new morning show produced at the Wharton School and airing on SiriusXM Channel 132. The show’s debut on Monday, November 4 at 10 am ET will feature a…Read More Read More

Analytics at Wharton Announces First-ever Roster of Funding Recipients

New Data Science and Business Analytics Fund made possible by recent, anonymous $15 million gift PHILADELPHIA, October 30, 2019 – Analytics at Wharton has selected eight projects as inaugural recipients of the newly created Data Science and Business Analytics Fund. The projects, chosen from 23 proposals submitted from around Wharton, will focus on a range of topics ...Read 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 for policy makers and others interested in ...Read 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’s Distinguished Professorship was endowed by Mr. ...Read 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 Dan Loney. The show will focus ...Read More

Lipman Family Prize Doubles Down on Scaling Up with $500,000 Beacon Awards

PHILADELPHIA, October 17, 2019 — The Lipman Family Prize is putting another $500,000 on the table, in the form of the Beacon Awards, to reward and support previous Lipman Prize honorees who have demonstrated success in scaling up their social impact efforts. During the Wharton Global Forum in October 2020, two previous Lipman Family Prize ...Read More