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A new book from journalist Binyamin Appelbaum shows how economists evolved from overlooked number-crunchers to powerful influencers who reshaped American policy.
New research from Wharton examines the influence of the World Bank’s ease of doing business indicator, which affects policy through bureaucratic, international and domestic political channels.
Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger’s latest research on persuasive language puts some science behind the notion that it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.
Workers have been conditioned to check their feelings at the door, but love makes for better business all around, says the author of a new book.
GE’s move trims employee benefits and could depress morale as the company consolidates -- and struggles to find a sustainable new business model, note Wharton experts.
Journalist and author Rebecca Fannin dives into what is behind China’s surging dominance in technology, from social media to 5G.
Cost management in the digital age is about more than reducing costs or driving growth. It must be part of a larger transformation process that also includes digital technologies.
Algorithms are supposed to be neutral, but they are packed with the same biases built into the data used to create them. Wharton statistics professor James Johndrow has developed a[…]
With rents at all-time highs and house prices out of reach for many, the squeeze is on to find affordable homes. A recent Wharton Public Policy Initiative brief looks at[…]
If employers are grumbling that they can’t find qualified applicants for vacancies, they only have themselves to blame, says Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli.