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16 minutes | 3 days ago
Will Biden’s American Families Plan Pay Off?
The American Families Plan would cost significantly more than the Biden administration's estimate of $1.8 trillion, according to a new analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model. But the plan’s proposals for free education would help to offset some of those costs in the long run.
14 minutes | 3 days ago
What Stops Digital Businesses from Succeeding Globally?
In an interview about his new book ‘The Platform Paradox,’ Wharton’s Mauro Guillén explains why digital platforms can dominate some markets while floundering in others, and what it takes to create a successful global strategy.
14 minutes | 4 days ago
Do You Prefer Cats or Dogs? Why Self-expression Increases Giving
People donate more to charity and tip more when they are given a chance to express themselves through choices, according to a new study co-authored by Wharton’s Jonah Berger.
63 minutes | 10 days ago
Creating Equity in COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Distribution
Wharton’s Stephanie Creary and Aline Gatignon talk with Penn Medicine’s Dr. Florencia Greer Polite and David Casey of CVS Health about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and access in communities of color.
15 minutes | 10 days ago
How Foreign Work Visas Benefit the U.S. Economy
Foreign workers help boost the American economy by balancing labor supply and demand, says Wharton management professor Britta Glennon.
29 minutes | 10 days ago
Want to Get Unstuck? How Science Can Help
Wharton’s Katy Milkman shares insights from her new book, How to Change, which offers science-based strategies for creating lasting, effective change.
12 minutes | 17 days ago
Why Regulation Won’t Harm Cryptocurrencies
Measures that protect investors and weed out bad actors will boost confidence in cryptocurrencies and help the industry to grow, according to Wharton’s Brian Feinstein and Kevin Werbach.
28 minutes | 18 days ago
Pandemic Pivot: How Warby Parker Stayed Focused
Warby Parker co-founder David Gilboa talks to Wharton’s Katherine Klein about how the company stuck to its founding principles during the chaos created by the coronavirus pandemic.
12 minutes | 24 days ago
How Insider Trading Hides Behind a Barely Noticed Rule
A new study co-authored by Wharton’s Daniel Taylor finds evidence of insider trading abuses by company executives and urges tighter rules for disclosures and longer cooling-off periods.
17 minutes | 24 days ago
Why Canada Took the Top Spot on This Year’s ‘Best Countries’ List
Wharton’s David Reibstein explains why Canada, the U.S. and South Korea pulled ahead while others fell behind in the 2021 Best Countries Report.
22 minutes | 25 days ago
Why Some Retailers Succeed Despite Big Disruptions
In a new updated and expanded edition of her book ‘The Shopping Revolution,’ Wharton’s Barbara Kahn examines the retailers that have been most successful during the pandemic and in the face of other enormous changes in the industry.
24 minutes | a month ago
Want to Make Retail Customers Happy? Give Them a ‘Wow’ Experience
What defines a “wow” depends on the shopper and type of store, but hassle-free customer support is at the top of the list, according to a recent study from Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center and The Verde Group.
15 minutes | a month ago
Why Older Americans Are Taking on More Debt
A new study that finds older Americans are struggling with debt underscores the importance of financial literacy, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell.
12 minutes | a month ago
Biden’s Infrastructure Plan: Who Are the Winners and Losers?
Spending on stronger infrastructure and higher taxes will crowd out private investment, ultimately reducing GDP, according to the Penn Wharton Budget Model.
15 minutes | a month ago
Who Is Shaping the Future of Autos – Tech Firms or Automakers?
Technology firms are the drivers of disruption across industries, but things will play out differently for automobiles, according to Wharton’s John Paul MacDuffie.
15 minutes | a month ago
Zoom Meetings Are Here to Stay: Can We Beat the Fatigue?
In an interview with Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM, Wharton’s Iwan Barankay explains the perils of Zoom fatigue and what companies can do to combat it.
23 minutes | a month ago
Less Is More: Redefining the Luxury Goods Market
Conspicuous consumption is giving way to a new ethos called minimalist luxury. Wharton’s Pinar Yildirim and John Zhang explain how the makers of high-end goods can respond to this market trend.
28 minutes | a month ago
A ‘Small but Mighty’ VC Firm Invests in Equity
Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks with Stefanie Thomas from Impact America Fund, which has raised $55 million to invest in companies that benefit underserved communities.
16 minutes | a month ago
What Are the Long-term Costs of Virtual Schooling?
Black and low-income students face the highest reduction in lifetime earnings from school closures, according to a report from the Penn Wharton Budget Model.
13 minutes | 2 months ago
Are You Ready for the Hybrid Workplace?
The post-pandemic hybrid workplace will create a power differential that needs to be managed carefully. Wharton’s Martine Haas explains how to minimize the risks.
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