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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:15:13 +0000In the wake of rising right-wing populism in Europe, Italians voted against big government and reforms. The fallout could ripple across the continent.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:47:26 +0000Half of all jobs could be lost in the next 25 years due to technology and globalization, according to WorkingNation.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:14:37 +0000Walmart reportedly wants to enter the online retail market in India. Will this be a game changer?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:15:01 +0000The election results should not be mistaken for a vote on an environmental agenda. Almost 90% of Americans favor expanding solar and wind energy.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:40:41 +0000In response to a class-action lawsuit resulting from its fraudulent accounts scandal, Wells Fargo has petitioned a Federal District Court to force the bank's customers into arbitration.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:11:52 +0000As the Trump Administration prepares to alter regulation of the financial sector, some big threats loom, experts say.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:24:49 +0000Space exploration is a complex, highly technical and increasingly expensive endeavor. What’s enabling more private firms to jump into the fray?
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:05:58 +0000Physicians are learning to create deeper relationships with patients to improve health outcomes, says Cleveland Clinic neurologist Adrienne Boissy.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:37:03 +0000Experts say no. But the real question is: Does manufacturing really need 'saving'?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:33:11 +0000The key to successful digital transformation of companies in the long run is the self-transformation of the business leader.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:15:17 +0000Implementing the EPA’s Clean Power Plan initially means higher costs, but ultimately it lowers wholesale electricity prices, according to new Wharton research.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:41:41 +0000Slower earnings growth, shifts in technology, interest rates that could soon rise and record stock prices have combined to create a perfect storm for mergers and acquisitions.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:09:47 +0000Anxious Americans are voting with their checkbooks as they fear the effect that the incoming Trump administration will have on their favorite causes.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:34:57 +0000Why do some groups struggle more at becoming small business owners? In most cases, it's a lack of mentoring, not money.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:01:39 +0000Recent Wharton research looks at how lower interest rates impacted homeowners -- with some surprising results.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:08:51 +0000The holiday season has become synonymous with major sales -- but retailers could be taking a savvier approach.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:30:10 +0000A law that granted inheritance rights to Kenyan women resulted in greater empowerment and gains in their levels of education and health.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:49:11 +0000Mobile payment systems like Apple Pay are gradually gaining traction with consumers. But is widespread adoption by retailers likely – or even necessary?
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:58:25 +0000A superhumanly smart AI is not going to take over the world. But we might get in its way, says popular tech blogger Tim Urban.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:08:57 +0000Google, Facebook and Twitter have vowed to fight fake news, hate speech and abuse amid a backlash over how such content may have influenced the U.S. presidential election.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:47:11 +0000As the retail landscape becomes more fragmented and retaining customer loyalty becomes an increasingly slippery proposition, brands are looking to build a community among customers.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:19:56 +0000The media and entertainment industries are being upending by people and platforms. Their old way of doing business must change or they risk being disrupted even more, say Wharton experts.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:37:43 +0000The display-ad business model is reaching its saturation point, spurring a need for digital publishers to come up with a new approach.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:43:58 +0000America did not elect its first female president. Women executives also still face bias, which could remain into the next century, a McKinsey report says.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:30:15 +0000Middle America came out for Donald Trump. Why? They played by the rules and yet were left behind economically.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:35:40 +0000India has withdrawn recognition of existing large-value currency notes to combat corruption. Will it work?
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:29:04 +0000Despite Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric, the U.S. must avoid positions that could trigger trade wars with China or upset the military balance in Asia, say experts.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:31:56 +0000President-elect Trump’s bark will likely prove worse than his bite, says a Penn ethicist, who expects reality to taper his more extreme positions.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:21:22 +0000The Pixel marks a significant change in Google’s past phone strategy. Is the higher-end device likely to succeed?
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 21:37:00 +0000Frank Ahrens was a reporter for The Washington Post before joining Hyundai as head of communications and experiencing culture shock upon moving to Seoul.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:00:17 +0000Donald Trump’s plans to invest in infrastructure could stimulate the U.S. economy and create jobs, but tax cuts could smother long-term growth, says Wharton’s Kent Smetters.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:27:56 +0000Penn's Kermit Roosevelt and Georgetown's Nan Hunter discuss the future of the Supreme Court.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:16:11 +0000Many LGBT individuals and other minorities in the U.S. have expressed concern about what a Trump administration, along with a conservative congress, will mean for their rights in the workplace and elsewhere. Penn law professor Tobias Barrington Wolff discusses what’s at stake.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:24:43 +0000Donald Trump will have to recalibrate his positions on trade deals, China and globalization as he transitions from campaigning to governing, says Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:50:08 +0000The Trump brand once stood for luxury but it’s now about populism. How will Trump recast his brand's image?
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:00:08 +0000Becoming a one-stop shop seems logical because firms can keep all of a client’s business. But it actually erodes value, Wharton research shows.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 21:12:58 +0000Consult with Parliament before acting on Brexit, a court tells British Prime Minister Theresa May. Experts delve into the implications.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:17:19 +0000The U.S. stock market rebounded a day after the election -- a quick reversal that erased an overnight 800-point plunge in the Dow futures after a surprise Donald Trump win.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:20:15 +0000Donald Trump’s stunning victory begs the question: Where does the country go from here?
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:20:23 +0000Wharton professor and analytics expert Peter Fader joins WNS executive Raj SivaKumar to discuss the power of harnessing customer analytics for travel agencies and the hotel industry.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:42:05 +0000The U.S. recognizes how important college is -- for individuals and for society. Yet, by failing to provide a sustainable way to pay for it, we have painted ourselves into a corner.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 18:15:28 +0000Research by Wharton’s Gideon Nave takes a closer look at how hormones impact our choices.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 20:52:48 +0000NFL ratings are down for good reasons. They could bounce back -- perhaps using new distribution mediums, say experts.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:40:05 +0000Why -- and how -- would you make the leap from Wall Street trader to serial entrepreneur? The CEO of lifestyle brand Tracy Anderson tells her story.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:04:37 +0000Twitter is experiencing increasing popularity among users and financial woes at the same time. What’s ahead for the social media platform?
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 20:21:07 +0000Many hope the Brazilian government’s new spending caps will revive investor confidence. But is the plan too extreme for the country's ailing economy?
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 17:29:20 +0000Capital markets clearly favor Hillary Clinton for President, experts say, while a Trump win would bring volatility.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:32:22 +0000Many product innovations flop because companies focus on features instead of the job for which customers ‘hire’ them, a new book argues.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:45:00 +0000New Wharton research shows that workers at the middle and bottom of the wage scale felt the largest negative effects from the erosion of the link between firm size and wages.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:02:29 +0000Pride is a complicated emotion. It can propel human beings to dizzying heights or tear people apart. And for some business leaders, it can be corrosive.