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Doing similar things at one time or infusing variety in your workday could significantly change your perceptions of productivity and how happy you feel, according to new Wharton research.
A new paper co-authored by Wharton’s Michael R. Roberts shows how government borrowing makes it more expensive for corporations to borrow and invest.
A natural experiment created by the Affordable Care Act showed that doctors were more likely to see Medicaid patients if government reimbursement payments were increased.
Since being created by the Affordable Care Act, consumer operated and oriented health plans (CO-OPs) have produced mixed results, Wharton’s Scott Harrington says.
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.