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The Space of Love and Garbage

By Samuel Phineas Upham “The Space of Love and Garbage,” is a volume of essays collected from Harvard Review of Philosophy. From love to hubris a glance at the authors and the titles of their chapters draws the reader into philosophy tackling modernity’s central questions. Among the collection’s contributors is Arthur Melzer, author of “The Natural Goodness of Man: On the System of Rousseaus’s...

Dating Violence in Adolescence Leads to Lower Earnings

By Samuel Phineas Upham It is almost a given that dating violence in adolescence leads to emotional problems later on in life. But a new study suggests that it also affects their education and how much they get paid down the road. Sociology Times reports that a recent study conducted by a Michigan State University researcher reveals that dating violence in adolescence leads to “less education and lower earnings...

Measuring Competence – By Samuel Phineas Upham

By Samuel Phineas Upham In their paper “Measuring Competence” Rebecca Henderson and Iain Cockburn are trying to measure and compare competence and have selected the pharmaceutical R&D sector to accomplish their goal. They selected this area because they can measure a wide range of available proxies — such as patent awards and drug tests — and because pharmaceutical companies keep large and...

How Coke and Pepsi Have Evolved – By Samuel Phineas Upham

By Samuel Phineas Upham Over the last 30 years, both Coke and Pepsi have changed their relationships with their bottlers. In the paper “Strategic and Transaction Costs: The Organization of Distribution in the Carbonated Soft Drink Industry” by Timothy J. Muris, David T. Scheffman, and Pablo T. Spiller, the authors suggest a groundbreaking and fascinated view that attempts to explain the changing...

Introduction to Samuel Phineas Upham

Samuel Phineas Upham is an investor in New York City and San Francisco where he has worked in macro and special situations. He currently works at a family office / hedge fund. Samuel Phineas Upham  is particularly interested in innovation and focused on the topic at Wharton, where he went to graduate school.  In 2008, he wrote an essay, “Analyzing knowledge communities using foreground and background...

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