Media Mentions

LeBow College of Business faculty are highly sought after experts in their fields of study and often contacted by the media to comment on business-related issues in the news. Topics typically include the economy, corporate governance and finance. Below is a sampling of media placements. 

LeBow in the News

Donald Trump made $39 million running failed casino company

via CNN

David Becher, associate professor of finance, and Ralph Walkling, professor of finance and founder of the Center for Corporate Governance, are quoted in a CNN Money article about dealings between Donald Trump and the public casino company he founded.

Last-place 76ers first NBA team to sell ad space on team jerseys

via Newsworks

Marketing professor Daniel Korschun comments on the brand loyalty that drives the opposition to ads appearing on 76ers jerseys.

2016’s Cities Where People Are Most Overleveraged on Their Homes

via WalletHub

Drexel LeBow adjunct professor Edward Glickman answers questions about the real estate market and the wisdom of home-buying.

Ship 'em out: Exports can cure what ails local economy, study urges


Data from LeBow’s School of Economics supports an argument that the Philadelphia economy would benefit from a greater focus on exporting goods.

Drexel Professor’s Study: Touching Sandpaper Can Increase Charitable Donations

via Philadelphia Magazine

Research by assistant professor of marketing Chen Wang is the focus of a story on how touching rough surfaces can make an individual more likely can give to charity.

Cranford resident consulting with Department of Justice


Junior economics major Izzy Acton is featured in an article about Drexel LeBow students’ consulting work with the Department of Justice on the Peer 2 Peer: Building Community Trust Initiative.

How to keep your gym habit

via Financial Times

A study co-authored by associate professor of economics Mark Stehr is offered as support to the argument that putting money in a commitment account that pays you back to work out may help establish healthy exercise habits.

Why Winning the Powerball Jackpot Is Harder Than Ever

via The Wall Street Journal

Clinical professor of Decision Sciences Merrill Liechty helps explain how the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot have gotten even slimmer in recent years.

The Halo Effect: Companies With A Conscience Really Do Perform Better

via Business Computing World

A paper co-authored by associate professor of marketing Daniel Korschun is cited in a story about how corporate social responsibility can inspire workers to be more motivated and positive in their customer interactions.

When it comes to charity, soft touch may make it rough to raise funds

via Newsworks

Based on a paper by assistant professor of marketing Chen Wang, Newsworks reports that touching a rough surface can increase feelings of empathy and the likelihood of giving to a charity.