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The Fed is largely seen as a domestic institution, but it quietly holds enormous sway on foreign affairs. Two Wharton professors ask: Should Congress have some input?
While cashless options gain traction, there is a growing clamor for keeping cash alive. Henk Esselink of the European Central Bank, explains why cash matters.
Fueled by the lower corporate tax rate, share buybacks among S&P 500 companies shot to a fourth consecutive record in the last quarter of 2018. Wharton's Jeremy Siegel and William[…]
There are solid economic reasons for the populist outrage expressed toward elite institutions in many democracies today, writes Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett in this opinion piece. What should we do about[…]
Trying to balance the competing demands of work, family, finances, technology and self-care has left Americans perpetually pressed for time -- is there any way to get off the treadmill?
Like many countries, India's largest cities are congested. But congestion pricing won’t work because mobility is affected by other factors besides vehicle traffic, according to Wharton research.
New research from Wharton professor Olivia Mitchell looks at how annuities can help secure enough retirement income when the products are included in pension plan menus.
Overly loose mortgage standards are not exactly making a comeback, but some loans today are close to regulatory guardrails. New Wharton research offers a tool that can help regulators know[…]
Several political, societal and business factors now coming together explain the new energy behind a law guaranteeing paid parental leave for U.S. workers.
President Trump’s backing of two nominees for the Federal Reserve Board is raising questions about the importance of the central bank’s nonpartisan image.