Education, Business, & Law

How undisclosed SEC investigations lead to insider trading

Should companies go public sooner about the fact that the SEC is investigating them? Daniel Taylor, a professor of accounting at Wharton, investigated this question in a research paper titled, “Undisclosed SEC Investigations,” which considers whether insiders gain an unfair advantage in being able to sell shares before the information hits the market.

Penn Today Staff

In the News

The Washington Post

Female scientists don’t get the credit they deserve. A study proves it

Britta Glennon of the Wharton School comments on female scientists being significantly less likely than men to be credited as authors or named on patents to which they contribute.



As Biden weighs a federal gas tax holiday, here’s what that could mean for prices at the pump

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School is quoted on how savings from a temporary break from the federal gas tax would not likely be very substantial for consumers.


Spotlight PA

Statewide Pennsylvania police hiring database hindered by loopholes, lack of enforcement

David Rudovsky of Penn Carey Law comments on there being hundreds of thousands of regulations, almost all of which have some kind of consequence.


The Washington Post

What your future office could look like—if you even need to be there

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on changes in the workplace that will make office space look different as well.


Marketplace (NPR)

Chewing over the Kellogg Co. split: Why now?

Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School comments on how splitting a business could provide better return on investment.