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New research coauthored by Wharton’s Benjamin Keys looks at the roles geographic location and individual characteristics play in the financial struggles of consumers.
Industries such as leisure and hospitality might bounce back sooner than others, but lower demand suggests more layoffs could be on the way, say experts at Wharton.
Much like flattening the curve on COVID-19, the world must act now to lessen the cumulative effects of climate change, says Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther.
As banks process relief loans, regulatory latitude and bad debts could prove to be their undoing, warns Wharton’s David Zaring.
Wharton’s Benjamin Lockwood offers insight about how the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package could change the economy when the United States emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.
Economic recovery in the U.S. will be slow and require continued relief beyond the current measures, according to experts at Wharton.
The Federal Reserve has shown agility and speed in its attempts to protect the U.S. economy in the wake of the pandemic, but it would do well to steer clear[…]
From diversified sourcing to inventory buffers, Wharton experts weigh various risk-mitigation strategies businesses could employ to prevent disruptions like those we have seen during the coronavirus pandemic.
New research co-authored by Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell shows that taxing 401(k) contributions instead of taxing payouts -- similar to the way Roth IRAs work -- could backfire.
As the double whammy of the coronavirus crisis and an oil price war roils global markets, what should investors do? Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel and Moody’s Mark Zandi offer their insights.