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U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made news last year by suggesting that the top marginal tax rate be raised to 70%. But analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model and others is casting doubt on whether it would work.
Canada has become the first developed nation to legalize marijuana for recreational use. How will it affect the country’s politics and economy?
Growing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement.
Former White House infrastructure adviser D.J. Gribbin and Wharton's Kent Smetters discuss the right path forward for improving aging roads, bridges and other transportation systems.
India is the world's fastest-growing economy and could remain so for 20-30 years. Can it succeed at shrinking its great wealth disparity?
Have elites rigged the system? A new book, "Winners Take All," argues they do, and in this opinion piece the U.S. media lead for the World Economic Forum offers some[…]
The UN's latest climate change report should spur countries and businesses to take quick and effective steps to combat global warming, say experts.
Part 2 of this two-part opinion series on fake news, by Wharton professor Eric K. Clemons, analyzes "how private information is used to aid in the targeted distribution of fake[…]
The USMCA – the new trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada – brings NAFTA up to date, but it’s unclear which country stands to gain the most, experts[…]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the world’s biggest government health insurance program. While some are questioning his motives, experts say it is a necessary step for India.
A zero-sum view of the economy has replaced the idea of win-win, and it is costing us all dearly, writes Wharton dean Geoffrey Garrett.