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Kiva cofounder Jessica Jackley’s new book urges would-be entrepreneurs not to wait for the perfect conditions to build a start-up.
President Barack Obama’s new push for more wind and solar power could help drive clean energy innovation. But the game-changer would be a carbon tax, says a Penn expert.
A high number of retirees have equity in a home that could generate income, but few tap its potential. Wharton’s Jack Guttentag offers suggestions on how the reverse mortgage market could be substantially improved.
China’s all-out efforts to address fears over its growth prospects have raised fresh questions about the underlying factors affecting its economy.
In this opinion piece, Walter G. Montgomery explains the steps executives must take to make organizational communication “an instrument of strategic and tactical navigation.”
At a recent Wharton People Analytics Conference, panelists from business and academia talked about some innovative new ways to apply data analytics to predict employee performance.
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Coca-Cola is receiving criticism for funding research that backed exercise over cutting calories. As a result, experts are calling for more transparency in sponsored studies.
Does technological change increase labor productivity or does it affect all factors of production equally? New Wharton research shows that the truth is somewhere in the middle.
Summer jobs programs have long been used to provide teens with work experience, and to help keep them out of trouble while school is out of session. But do such initiatives actually achieve those goals?
Is the way to success always straight up? Wharton research shows that for start-ups, sometimes it is better to take a temporary detour.
Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan faces challengers, even as it could potentially bring undeniable gains, Wharton experts say.