Earlier this month, alumnus Tom Kozlik, '99, published two financial reports on state and local government. Kozlik, a municipal credit analyst for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, says he still has a "cautious outlook on local governments."

Click the links below to read Kozlik's reports:...

By Kathryn McCarthy, MPA '15, Associate Consultant 

In line with the need for the President to bring the nation up to speed on the State of the Union, it is important to bring attention to the current projects and new developments of the Fels Consulting team. While the State of the...

Congratulations to the Finalists in the 2014 Penn Public Policy Challenge!

In front of four panels of local leaders and esteemed Fels Institute of Government graduates, ten teams competed on Monday, January 27, in the Semi-Final round of the 5th...

Comparing one city to another in economic or competitive terms is a little like comparing their cultural scenes. There is no such thing as the best city or the best cultural scene, only that the best of them are distinctive and complex. Which for business strategy fans is reassuring, because...

This past month, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reached a $131 million settlement with Merrill Lynch regarding allegations the firm mislead investors with its collateralized debt obligations (CDO).

Fels alumnus Thomas Shupe...

A new report by Fels Senior Consultant Kevin Gillen and Westrum Development CEO John Westrum was the topic of a real estate piece in the Philadelphia Business Journal. Using a newly constructed development as their case study, the authors analyzed the impacts of Philadelphia’s 10-year...

Where are you from? I grew up in the northern Philadelphia suburbs. Growing up nearby to Philadelphia, I benefitted from the proximity to the city, as my family brought me to museums, parks, and events.

What were you doing prior to coming to Fels? Prior...

In a recent Philadelphia Inquirer piece, Fels Senior Research Consultant Kevin Gillen was quoted about online real estate database Zillow’s new...

Are you ready to apply to graduate school? Looking to learn more about the graduate degrees offered at the most practical and personal program of public management in the Ivy League? If so, I invite you to learn more about the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government by joining...

The latest issue of Philadelphia Magazine is all about the impact millenials are having on Philadelphia.

Prominently featured is Chris Goy, MPA '14, who worked with Councilman Jim Kenney (a Fels lecturer) to pass Philadephia's LGBT equality bill last spring.

Fels Executive...

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