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S&P 500 index funds tend to obfuscate high fees with unnecessary complexity in their disclosures, according to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Christina Zhu.
Immigrant workers put pressure on the U.S. labor supply, but foreign-born entrepreneurs also create jobs that increase labor demand, according to new research co-authored by Wharton's Daniel Kim.
Demand for U.S. homes from foreign investors is pushing up home prices, exacerbating concerns over housing affordability, according to new Wharton research.
High-performing stocks don’t reflect the economic woes stemming from the pandemic, and the Fed has played a role in keeping prices high, explains Wharton’s Itay Goldstein.
Secrecy in IPO filings helps firms avoid opportunistic lawsuits in the pre-IPO period, according to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Burcu Esmer.
Fixed-income portfolios have performed as well, if not better, than the U.S. stock market in the past five decades, while exhibiting similar or higher levels of volatility, according to new[…]
Collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) are increasingly viewed as a major threat to the U.S. financial system. However, “the recent hysteria around CLOs is misplaced,” write Wharton’s Michael R. Roberts and[…]
COVID-19 relief measures by the U.S. government and Federal Reserve could be better designed to maximize their positive impacts on the economy, according to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Tim[…]
Separating employment from pensions and benefits, working longer to tame longevity risk, and expanding financial literacy will be critical, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell.
Investors can use smart models to brave market slumps, but they have short memories and often repeat mistakes, says Wharton’s Joao Gomes.