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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?
Two Penn professors are taking an interdisciplinary approach to learning how stress affects individuals – and what we could do about it.
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.
Selfies have become ubiquitous in the social media age. But all those posed photos might be impacting how others see us in a way that we didn't intend.
New Wharton research looks at why kerosene is used widely in countries with undeveloped electricity grids – and why innovative alternatives aren’t gaining traction.
Wharton’s Philip Tetlock discusses the widening chasm between science-based political forecasting and the sound bites from pundits that often miss the mark.
New Wharton research examines binge consumption in the online education sector and finds that those who binge tend to perform better and are more likely to complete an online course.
Wharton research looks at how new regulatory asset thresholds introduced with the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 led to an increase in acquisitions by large banks.
This year's Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize winner, Stephen A. Ross, is remembered for his ground-breaking arbitrage pricing theory.