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 Rooted School network: Experiencing success in college and work in high school

An analysis from the Center for Guaranteed Income Research at the School of Social Policy & Practice shows that supplying $50 a week to 10 seniors yielded positive financial and mental results.


The New York Times

The long road to driverless trucks

Steve Viscelli of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the complexities and uncertainties of the emerging self-driving truck industry.


WBUR Radio (Boston)

Wharton professor warns the Fed’s interest rate hikes could lead to major recession

On a segment of “Here and Now,” Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School explains why the Federal Reserve’s policy of hiking interest rates could lead to a major recession.



L’Oréal is planning to kill single-use plastic to solve Gen Z’s biggest issue

Recent research from the Wharton School finds that 62% of U.S. consumers prefer buying from sustainable brands.


U.S. News & World Report

The 2022 Best Countries Report ranks Switzerland as No. 1 in the world

The Wharton School has contributed to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Countries ranking, placing Switzerland at No.1 for the fifth time.