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Many cities have adopted land use policies encouraging greater density as a way to reduce traffic and related pollution. But new research by Wharton's Gilles Duranton finds that such initiatives[…]
Europe is undergoing three major restructurings that should strengthen its banking, capital markets and economic standing, writes Kalin Anev Janse, secretary general of the European Stability Mechanism.
Jane Black and Brent Cunningham are writing a book about what would spark healthy eating in this country -- taking lessons from Huntington, W.Va., which got a diet intervention from[…]
Businesses are adopting new business models as a result of Internet of Things-enabled devices in cyber-physical systems, says Sokwoo Rhee, one of the U.S. government’s chief overseers of this technology.
Under FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s leadership, the agency has made bold moves in net neutrality, spectrum reallocation, and now, unlocking the cable box.
Getting Puerto Rico back on solid economic footing will take a multi-pronged effort, experts say, including intervention from Washington. But any bailout on the federal level must gain the buy-in[…]
While Russia is currently reeling under the weight of sanctions and low oil prices, Western powers may be overestimating the impact of those factors to force Russian President Vladimir Putin[…]
Now that international sanctions have been lifted, Iran could prove to be an attractive destination for foreign investors — but its religious establishment creates a significant barrier, experts say.
Saudi Arabia, Oman and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa are seeing growth stall as oil falls below $30 a barrel. The region has one bright spot,[…]
Volkswagen’s woes relating to its emissions scandal could widen on several fronts, including criminal liabilities for individuals. Meanwhile, the case should also act as a wake-up call for regulators, Wharton[…]