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The U.S. must wake up to the seriousness of cyber attacks on its sovereignty, economy and way of life, experts said at the Penn Wharton Budget Model’s first Spring Policy Forum.
The Trump infrastructure plan could lift the federal debt or decrease it, depending on how it is financed. But it will surely need more private and state funding, experts say.
Death has changed in modern times, with technology prolonging life and making dying a shareable event. But what has been gained and what has been lost along the way?
White House budgets usually amount to nothing more than "vision statements" -- and the latest one suffers from undue optimism about economic growth and a troubling expansion of the deficit,[…]
Creative new approaches are being pioneered by cities, utilities, investors and businesses to fund smart cities.
Utilities are among those embracing the promise of smart technology by collecting and sharing data with customers. And they are finding ways to save money by sharing resources and collaborating.
Philadelphia’s Office of Innovation and Technology is creating a roadmap to ensure the long-term coordination of its wide-ranging projects.
Leading pharma companies conspire to keep drug price in the U.S. far higher than a free market would support -- and that also stifles innovation, says the author of a[…]
The recently announced import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines could be a precursor to bigger trade clashes between the U.S. and China, experts say.
Did the Founding Fathers actually support limited government, as some suggest? Yale professor Steven Pincus argues otherwise in his new book.
Recent Wharton research offers a new framework for viewing the moral obligations of individuals as well as corporations.