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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.
Wharton's Sigal Barsade explains how to stop emotional contagion, which often spreads during major events such as the coronavirus outbreak.
From designer street wear to lobster macaroni and cheese, mixing high-end products with low-end elements is a big trend in marketing. New research coauthored by Wharton’s Jonah Berger examines why[…]
Firms can play a critical role in the recovery from natural disasters by leveraging their core competencies, say Wharton’s Michael Useem and Tyler Wry and Luis Ballesteros of George Washington[…]
New research from Wharton’s Judd Kessler and Harvard’s Christine Exley finds a striking gender gap in self-promotion, with women consistently underplaying their accomplishments at work.
New research co-authored by Wharton’s Gideon Nave challenges a decade-old theory about a potential cause for autism by showing that administering testosterone doesn’t affect cognitive empathy.
The plan would improve health and longevity in the U.S., but its impact on GDP would depend on how it’s financed, according to a new analysis from the Penn Wharton[…]
The annual ranking of the world’s best countries offers keen insight into global branding. Wharton’s David Reibstein discusses which nations came out on top – and which are the ones[…]
The fortunes of a small set of firms hold powerful pointers to the health of the industries they represent, and also the broader economy, according to new Wharton research.