Tag Archives: economics

Article: “Promise Zone” designation brings hope in West Phila.

Among the designated “Promise Zones” set to receive federal funding in the coming months is Mantua, a struggling neighborhood in West Philadelphia.
Villanova’s own Dr. Craig Wheeland was quoted in The Inquirer this morning, sharing his thoughts on the Promise Zones and the local economy. Check out the article here:
“Promise Zone” designation brings hope in West Phila.


“Common Sense Economics”

The 2012 Presidential Election may be over, but Dr. Arapis’s lessons on economics are timeless.

Here’s his lecture from Falvey Memorial Library’s 2012 Presidential Election Series on November 27th, in which he reviews the ways government has used economics to deal with current and past crises as well as his personal view of the economic thought that will revitalize America’s strength.