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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:44:07 +0000Barack Obama led a committed and mostly scandal-free White House, but he could have forged consensus on key issues with more persuasive communication, say experts.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:00:08 +0000“Gut feel” plays a surprisingly important role in decision making by early-stage angel investors, according to new research by Wharton’s Laura Huang.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:02:13 +0000Political upheaval threatens a breakup of the EU and shaky Italian banks mean a major financial crisis cannot be ruled out in the New Year.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:39:24 +0000The refusal of leading fashion designers to craft outfits for Melania and Ivanka Trump is about taking a stance and bowing to a public outcry, say experts.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:03:37 +0000As the World Economic Forum convenes in Davos, Switzerland, a new report warns of the greatest challenges global leaders will face over the next decade.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:15:02 +0000Recent Wharton research suggests that redefining who is eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit in the U.S. may make it more effective.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:41:57 +0000The New York Times' Josh Katz discusses his compendium of colloquialisms and why people from various regions speak differently.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:28:10 +0000The 10 ASEAN members are awaiting the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump with growing trepidation.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:14:14 +0000Customer reviews affect the business of online marketplaces in surprising ways, Wharton research finds.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:43:22 +0000Protectionist trade policies in the U.S. could impact the automotive sector on both sides of the border, with implications for companies and consumers, experts say.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:20:16 +0000Consumers spend 25% of their time on mobile devices, yet, advertisers spend just 12% of their dollars there. That's about to change.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:51:38 +0000Speakers at the recent Wharton India Economic Forum in Mumbai discussed how Indian firms can stay relevant in the face of global competition.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:06:09 +0000Our transportation system underlies all of modern life, from moving us to our jobs to bringing yesterday's Amazon order to our door. But there is a mounting cost to this convenience.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:30:38 +0000Author David Hoffeld says science can help sales people sell in the way their customers’ brains are wired.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:17:18 +0000Experts from Wharton and Stanford discuss the impact that the impeachment of South Korean president Park Geun-hye will have on businesses there.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:46:41 +0000Can business executives -- such as those chosen for Trump's cabinet -- run government better, or are the differences too great?
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:33:40 +0000Blockchain, the innovation behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, is garnering great interest in many industries. But is it too early to predict its potential?
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:42:57 +0000The Indian beverages market is dominated by global giants like Cola-Cola. Can Paper Boat, a fledgling brand with traditional Indian recipes, hold its own?
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:15:01 +0000Experts discuss Canada's latest steps to combat global warming.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:49:36 +0000Political transitions on both sides of the Pacific will figure heavily in China's efforts to keep its economy on track.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:22:50 +0000Wharton’s Benjamin Keys and Columbia’s Christopher Mayer offer a roadmap for the privatization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:43:49 +0000Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel and the Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s Patrick Harker discuss what lies ahead as the Trump administration assumes office this month.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:38:53 +0000Subsidies and lower battery costs have not been enough to mainstream electric cars. Still, large gains have come amid worries about costs and driving range.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:47:30 +0000Repealing and replacing Obamacare is at the top of the Republican agenda, but doing so will be a complicated process, experts say.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:47:35 +0000Jay Clayton, Donald Trump's nominee to head the SEC, co-authored this 2015 opinion piece on why a collective response is needed to combat cyber threats.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:24:52 +0000The fallout of a controversial monetary move could potentially derail a proposed goods and services tax, among other effects.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:06:12 +0000Following the election of Donald Trump and Brexit, how will the EU fare after the three big elections in 2017 -- in The Netherlands, France and Germany?
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:25:42 +0000Drug ads increase the number of prescriptions for medications, Wharton research finds, but that doesn't necessarily translate into health benefits.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 19:36:52 +0000Wharton’s Geoffrey Garrett and two other Penn deans share their insights on how a Trump presidency will shape the country in the years ahead.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:33:37 +0000Latin America’s major nations are hoping that this will be the year that they finally recover from the lingering impact of weak commodity prices.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:00:55 +0000Companies that mix for-profit and philanthropic capital sources for positive social impact need leaders who can push in more than one direction, according to social entrepreneur Derek Handley.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 19:46:35 +0000Companies such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple and others have made big Hollywood studios, TV networks and other traditional media outlets rethink how they approach the idea of success.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:57:56 +0000Recent Wharton research finds that poor people may lack the mental bandwidth necessary to make good choices.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 17:00:58 +0000Toymaker Lego is expanding its business into online video gaming, in addition to its other non-brick diversifications.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:53:46 +0000Wharton’s Benjamin Keys finds that the minimum payment on credit card statements is often an anchor that consumers use to decide how much to pay even if they could afford to pony up more.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:30:52 +00002016 was a trying year for the truth. From fake news to false tweets, the increasingly fractured state of our shared reality may be threatening the orderly functioning of democracy itself.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:27:03 +0000Will President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts and infrastructure spending spark economic growth, but also higher debt, inflation and interest rates?
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 19:19:38 +0000That CD you bought on Amazon may look and sound exactly like the real thing. But thanks to a growing number of counterfeiters, there’s a fair chance your disc could be a fake.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:12:54 +0000Kat Taylor, co-CEO of Beneficial State Bank, discusses how the triple bottom line company enhances economic sustainability in low-income communities
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 18:15:04 +0000Many professionals plug away for years with only moderate career success. A lack of emotional intelligence may be stifling advancement.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 18:02:23 +0000The private sector will likely need to fill any gaps in federal funding for research in areas such as climate change and earth science, experts say.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:06:21 +0000Recent Wharton research examines a new approach to assigning patients to doctors in the ER.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:29:44 +0000Both domestically and internationally, Donald Trump’s looming interlocking business and presidential interests are more substantial than any other U.S. president in history.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:53:36 +0000Young job seekers in the Middle East say they want to work at startups. But according to a new study, they prefer the security of working for government or a large firm.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:32:13 +0000A recent Wharton report examines what can be done to improve coverage and minimize risks.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:32:31 +0000OPEC'S production cuts may boost oil prices a bit more. But higher prices would quickly bring idle U.S. shale production back online, limiting future price gains.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 21:19:39 +0000The merger of State Bank of India with its associates is raising a host of questions, including whether the combined entity will increase systemic risk in the banking sector.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:30:11 +0000Data analytics enables enterprises to delight their customers by delivering customized and integrated omnichannel experiences.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:09:09 +0000In 'Moneyball' author Michael Lewis showed how data analytics up-ended professional baseball. His new book reveals where the concepts originated.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:00:55 +0000Former Huawei executive Joe Peng is betting that FIIL, a homegrown Chinese headphone maker, can go head-to-head with foreign brands.