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Individuals and companies are increasingly putting their money behind social impact initiatives. But how can programs be successfully designed, financed and measured in terms of outcomes?
Wharton's Robert Hughes contends that it doesn't take long to find examples of ethical behavior being practiced even in the absence of serious legal consequences. He finds that laws, even[…]
There's a lot more to Goodwill's charitable model than is obvious from its ubiquitous thrift stores. Jim Gibbons, head of Goodwill Industries International, explains.
Research by Wharton's Peter Conti-Brown examines the intersection of law, finance, history and politics to paint a more accurate picture of one of America's most venerable institutions.
Research by Wharton’s Matthew Cedergren finds that plaintiffs considering a lawsuit against a firm give serious weight to whether the manager went above and beyond normal reporting requirements.
George Taber was credited with the first usage of the term "crony capitalism" in the 1980s, when he used it to describe the political situation in the Philippines. Today, he[…]
U.S. concerns about Russian ships operating near vital undersea cables have put the spotlight on the vulnerability of the vast global network that carries almost all of the world’s Internet[…]
The more we understand about the mechanisms in the brain that influence decision-making, says Wharton marketing professor Michael Platt, the more we make better choices.
There's more that should go into decision-making than personal benefit, particularly when injustice is in play, says Wharton’s Brian Berkey.
Global food production is not keeping up with population growth. Will there be a second Green Revolution to close the productivity gap?