Communications

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

As recreational use of marijuana arrives across the region, jobs in weed are growing

via The Philadelphia Inquirer

Assistant Clinical Professor of Finance Bradford Sodowick, MD, MBA addresses the challenges that differences in state and federal regulation of marijuana pose to the growing recreational marijuana industry. The story also mentions Emerging Industry Analysis: Cannabis: Challenges & Opportunities, an undergraduate course that Sodowick co-teaches.

Want to invest in U.S. pot stocks? Here’s what you need to know

via Marketwatch

Assistant Clinical Professor of Finance Bradford Sodowick, MD, MBA shares his perspectives for investors on investment opportunities and the regulatory environment for recreational cannabis businesses in the United States.

Why some IPOs pop and others flop

via The National

TD Bank Professor of Finance Michelle Lowry, PhD, contributed her opinions on the current state of the U.S. IPO market to The National, an English-language publication based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Philly’s backyard chickens are surging despite a city law that forbids it

via The Philadelphia Inquirer

In response to a growing trend of Philadelphia residents raising chickens in their backyards, Associate Clinical Professor of Accounting Maureen Breen discusses her experience raising chickens at her Fox Chase home and cites increased membership in Philadelphia Backyard Chickens, an online group that she leads.

Pending Cyber-Risk Reporting Rules Signal Stricter Enforcement

via Bloomberg Law

TD Bank Professor of Finance Michelle Lowry, PhD, was quoted in Bloomberg Law on increased regulations by the SEC related to reporting on cyber-attack risks.

‘It’s just draining’: How the pandemic pushed teens to juggle work and virtual school

via WHYY

Assistant Clinical Professor of Economics Stephen Joyce connects changes in national unemployment rates to the ongoing conversation around wages in an article assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on teenagers.

Why you should care about the semiconductor shortage

via KYW Newsradio

David Kurz, EdD, associate clinical professor of management, was interviewed by KYW Newsradio In Depth podcast about the current semiconductor shortage, where the scarcity is being felt most and what it means for consumers.

Male To Female Ratio On Boards Impacts Pay

via The NonProfit Times

Research by Associate Professor of Accounting Curtis Hall, PhD, and doctoral student Amanda Marino on pay gaps between men and women working at nonprofit organizations was featured in The NonProfit Times.

General Electric, AT&T Investors Reject CEO Pay Plans

via The Wall Street Journal

Associate Professor of Finance Jie Cai, PhD, addressed recent instances of shareholders responding to poor company performances by adjusting future executive pay plans.

The Board–CEO Partnership in a Transformation

via Boston Consulting Group

Raj Gupta, MBA ‘72 and founding donor of the Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute, reflects on over three decades of CEO and board experience in an interview with Boston Consulting Group.