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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.
Widespread flu vaccinations would be a highly effective life-preserving investment, freeing up hospital capacity for a second coronavirus wave, according to research co-authored by Wharton’s Jules H. van Binsbergen.
As more Americans live longer lives, innovative products based on public-private partnerships could help to finance them, according to experts at the 2020 Pension Research Council Symposium.
With drastic declines in consumer demand, the COVID-19 pandemic has battered the oil markets in ways that we haven't seen before.
The tools of quantitative finance provide enormous benefits to investors, but if they are misused or misunderstood, they can create illusions of safety that destroy wealth, says Bruce I. Jacobs,[…]
Based on research conducted jointly with economist Til Schuermann of Oliver Wyman, Wharton’s Richard Herring says the impact of the coronavirus crisis reveals the importance of designing stress tests that[…]
Explore all options before tapping your retirement account -- even in the midst of an economic downturn like the one we are facing, Wharton experts advise.
New research coauthored by Wharton’s Benjamin Keys looks at the roles geographic location and individual characteristics play in the financial struggles of consumers.
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.