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Wharton’s Ken Shropshire and Collin D. Williams Jr. discuss ways to fix a prevailing problem in college sports -- the amount of time it eats away from academics.
New Wharton research finds that smartphone use actually provides some emotional benefits for stressed-out adults, and that in turn has implications for marketers trying to reach an on-the-go audience.
Details on the big tax reform proposal remain sketchy. What seems clear: As proposed, the tax cuts do not pay for themselves and will spike up the deficit.
Recent Wharton research examines the shifting priorities of the tech labor market and its implications for workers – and for other industries.
Innovation and the “old way of doing things” would seem to be strange bedfellows. But new research from Wharton’s Laura Huang finds that there are situations where traditionalism can be[…]
Competition might not lead to better outcomes for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. A better model could be to make them more like regulated utilities.
Student loan debt in the United States -- at $1.3 trillion -- is the second-largest category of consumer debt. Are there common-sense ways to help curtail it?
Pay inequality is a persistent problem that is getting more exposure than ever before. Recent Wharton research examines how inequality affects individual workers and entire companies.
There’s a trend these days toward buying and selling locally sourced goods – but should that push to "go local" also extend to the way firms hire retail employees?
The use of contract workers is a rising trend among private companies and public entities. Although the practice is intended to save money, organizations may suffer other costs.