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Why Better Urban Planning Won’t Reduce Traffic — but Taxes Will

Many cities have adopted land use policies encouraging greater density as a way to reduce traffic and related pollution. But new research by Wharton’s Gilles Duranton finds that such initiatives don’t have as dramatic an impact as officials would like to believe.

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Why the Best Technology Isn’t Always the Winner

Sometimes when new and improved technologies hit the market, they displace the old ones at breakneck speed. But when they don’t, the reasons may have little to do with which one is really “better.”

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‘Originals’: How Anyone Can Become a Trailblazer

In his follow-up to the bestseller Give and Take, Adam Grant challenges our assumptions about what it takes to generate and champion original ideas in ourselves and others.

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Instead of Treating Society’s Ills, Bobby Turner Wants a Cure

Doing good isn’t just the domain of philanthropists, says Turner Impact Capital CEO Bobby Turner. Through impact investing, he notes, it is possible to turn a profit, satisfy stakeholders and raise up a community all at the same time.

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Why Your Business Is Only as Valuable as Your Customers

Many businesses would say that their customers are their most valuable assets, but few understand how true that is — or how to link the value of their customers to the overall value of the firm.