December 12, 1998 |
From watching the national media discuss the roller-coaster stock market, you'd think that everyone owned stocks. But most Americans have gained nothing from the bull market of the 1990s. Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan himself reminds us that stock market increases have not led "to a rise in the share of stock and mutual-fund assets owned by the bottom 90 percent of the wealth distribution. " When the stock market plummeted a few months ago, the good news was that the sinking tide didn't lower all boats.
January 14, 1994 |
The man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near the Bryn Mawr station Wednesday night was identified yesterday as John F. Stehle, an assistant professor of economics at Villanova University. Stehle, 43, of Bryn Mawr, was standing on the eastbound tracks about 200 feet from the station when he was struck by the Harrisburg-to- Philadelphia train. He was pronounced dead at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Lower Merion Police Lt. Mike Tansey said police do not know why Stehle was standing on the tracks.
November 23, 1991
The byline of a Nov. 15 Commentary Page article about cable television regulation was misspelled. The article was written by John F. Stehle, an assistant professor of economics at Villanova University.
September 23, 2011
Player School Class Major Dan Drazen Rutgers-Camden Jr. Economics Brendan Kelly Villanova Sr. Finance Andrew Mason Temple Sr. Real estate Michael Serensits Drexel Jr. Bus. admin. Greg Verde Cabrini So.
January 29, 1999 |
The Rev. Edward J. Burns, 83, an Augustinian priest and retired professor, administrator and missionary, died of a stroke Tuesday at Paoli Memorial Hospital. He lived at St. Thomas Monastery at Villanova University. Father Burns was born in Torrington, Conn., and graduated from Torrington High School. In 1934, he entered the Augustinian Order of the Province of St. Thomas of Villanova. In 1937, he graduated from Villanova College with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and then went on to study theology at the Augustinian College in Washington.
May 31, 2011
Athlete School/Sport Class Major Adam Al-Rokh Temple/Gymnastics Sr. Kinesiology Zak Andrews Del. Valley/Wrestling Jr. Environ. sci. Mike Bagnoli Penn/Sprint football Sr. Economics Andrew Bostick Haverford/Fencing Jr. English Todd Busler Penn/Sprint football Jr. Real estate Brad Driscoll Sciences/Mixed rifle So. Pharmacy Shawn Fausey Drexel/Wrestling Sr. Education Vidur Kapur Penn/Fencing Jr. Economics William Lacasse Neumann/Hockey Jr. Business Patrick McLaughlin Temple/Gymnastics Sr. Kinesiology Michael Serensits Drexel/Golf Jr. Business Whit Shaw Penn/Sprint football So. English Brent Tamane Neumann/Hockey Jr. Spt. mgmt.
May 25, 2010
9 p.m. National Geographic In "Marijuana Nation," correspondent Lisa Ling (right)takes viewers inside the cannabis industry to see how the most widely used illicit drug on the planet is intertwined with culture, economics, law enforcement and, perhaps, medical miracles.
September 23, 2011
Player School Class Major Bryan Arnett Eastern Jr. Theology/youth ministry Mansur Gishkaev Temple Jr. Economics Nikoloz Kurdadze Drexel Jr. Business administration Hicham Laalej Penn Sr. Systems sci., engineering Filip Rams Temple Jr. Sport, recreation mngt.
September 23, 2011
Athlete School Class Major Robin England Rutgers-Camden Sr. Economics Victoria Gocht Temple So. Psychology Rebecca Hammond Swarthmore So. Biology Kylie Lipinski Haverford Jr. Political science Paige Madison Penn Jr.
January 6, 1992 |
Irving Bernard Kravis, chairman of economics at the University of Pennsylvania during his department's rise to national prominence, died Friday at Methodist Hospital. He was 75 and lived in Haverford. Mr. Kravis, best known for his pioneering work in international price comparisons, was honored the day after his death as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association. A memorial service was held for him yesterday. Mr. Kravis was chairman of the economics department at Penn from 1955 to 1958 and from 1962 to 1967, and was associate dean of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce from 1958 to 1960.