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First Book: A Novel Model for Social Enterprises

First Book has adopted a novel business model that is key to the nonprofit’s success in distributing books and other items to kids in need.

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Why Humans Distrust Algorithms – and How That Can Change

Many people are averse to using algorithms when making decisions, preferring to rely on their instincts. New Wharton research says a simple adjustment can help them feel differently.

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What Ostriches Can Teach Us About Risk

A new book by Wharton professors Howard Kunreuther and Robert Meyer offers an innovative solution for addressing the biases that prevent people and groups from adequately preparing for disasters.

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Why the Twittersphere Helped Donald Trump Win

Wharton research shows that sensational tweets have staying power, aiding Donald Trump’s ascent during the Republican primary debates.

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How to Regulate Innovation — Without Killing It

Regulations don’t always evolve as quickly as technological change — at least that’s the perception. So what should policy makers and regulators do?