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Eurozone banks mostly survived the recent stress tests. But were the tests rigorous enough? Wharton finance professor Richard J. Herring weighs in.
French economist Jean Tirole’s ideas will help curb the abuses of monopoly and oligopoly without stifling the benefits large firms can bring.
Now that the majority of Scotland has voted no to independence, the country, its business community and the rest of the U.K. must decide where their future lies.
With the death of chairman Emilio Botin, the next generation of Banco Santander leadership -- including Botin's daughter, Ana Patricia -- faces the challenge of adapting the bank's model to[…]
Emerging markets are “lining themselves up for more problems,” says former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson in this second half of a two-part interview. He also weighs the different approaches[…]
Although governments may say they are opposed to bailouts, markets nevertheless believe the biggest firms will not be allowed to fail, according to former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson.
Predicting the outcome of sports events like the World Cup has become a necessary evil for companies, who are increasingly offering promotions tied to who wins or loses. But soccer[…]
The European Central Bank’s latest economic stimulus aims to lift the EU’s depressed economy with cheap loans for private businesses while stanching fears of deflation. However, Wharton faculty and others[…]
Incentives for consumers to adopt green technology are becoming more and more widespread. New Wharton research suggests that policy makers can take steps to make these programs more efficient.
As the one-year anniversary of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) approaches, it’s time to recognize the agreement’s value not only for Europe and the U.S., but[…]