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If you’re significantly overweight, personal warmth may be your most powerful weapon against discrimination, says Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer.
When given the choice of trusting our or another person’s conclusions or accepting facts based on algorithmically analyzed data, most of us tend to trust the human more. But new[…]
Recent research coauthored by Wharton's Olivia S. Mitchell shows that even the simplest questions about finance can stump most people.
Higher taxes on gas would be a more effective method of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to research by Wharton's Arthur van Benthem.
Does e-commerce decline on days when TV viewership surges, or do people multitask and shop while they watch? Research by Wharton’s Shawndra Hill provides some answers.
Are colleges failing to prepare students for work? Or do employers have an unrealistic view of their labor supply chain? Wharton professor Peter Cappelli’s research finds fault on both sides.
A number of seemingly small steps can make a big impact toward helping people face tough challenges or make a fresh start, says Wharton’s Katherine Milkman.
Do corporate leaders time the release of information to the public to boost their stock prices just before their equity vests? According to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Alex Edmans,[…]
Happiness can tell a lot about the decisions people will ultimately make, but new Wharton research shows that the nuances of most decisions go far beyond simply achieving contentment.
It’s no secret that many consumers now binge-buy online. But new research by Wharton’s Eric Bradlow shows how marketers can track that behavior to effectively target these profitable customers.