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Low oil prices, discouraging finds, pressure from environmentalists and high regulatory costs forced Shell's decision last week to quit drilling in the Alaskan Arctic.
Recent regional elections in Catalonia, viewed as an indirect referendum on independence from Spain, produced results that won’t be cleared up until January. But the vote may have improved chances[…]
In the new book 'Superforecasting,' Wharton professor Philip Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner look into why making predictions is so difficult — and how we can become better at making[…]
Emerging markets used to be seen as the new economic "locomotive.” But many of them – including Brazil and South Africa – are feeling the brunt of China’s economic slowdown[…]
While the U.S. and China have agreed to halt commercial cyber espionage, many obstacles could water down implementation.
How can a new pope attract new groups -- and generations -- without alienating historically important demographics?
The crisis underway at Volkswagen over EPA allegations that the firm cheated on emissions tests for their popular TDI diesel engine line has caused a significant drop in the firm’s[…]
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It is counter-intuitive to celebrate failures as well as successes. But that is precisely what needs to happen if companies wish to spark a culture of innovation.
As the U.S. Federal Reserve gleans interest rate signals from inflation, job growth and global markets, it needs to show more clarity and consistency in its actions, say Wharton experts.
China's slowing growth and financial volatility is rippling through the global economy and is causing devaluations and an economic slowdown across Asia. Wharton finance professor Franklin Allen outlines the risks.