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Are guaranteed payments to every citizen a solution to the widening wealth gap or a detriment to the long-term health of the economy? A pilot program in Stockton, California, is aiming to find some answers.
U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s plan to tax the ultra-rich could raise much less revenue than projected while also depressing GDP and wages, according to a Penn Wharton Budget Model[…]
Should Facebook and other tech platforms be regulated? Yes, but innovation and regulation must be balanced creatively so that big tech can work for society at large, writes Ravi Bapna[…]
An ethically sound health care system requires limits on the private sector, says Wharton's Robert Hughes.
Uber’s latest skirmish with London regulators, which cost the company its license to operate in one of its most lucrative markets, is the result of a flawed culture, Wharton experts[…]
A new publication from Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy offers a framework for strengthening democracy in an effort to reverse some troubling trends.
Scholars have long focused on the effects of bias on the accuracy of predictions. But new research by Wharton’s Barbara Mellers and INSEAD’s Ville Satopӓӓ found that noise is a[…]
Standardized health plans and a centralized clearinghouse would substantially ease the path for Medicare for All, says Obamacare advisor and Penn professor Zeke Emanuel.
U.S. home prices are falling as the market absorbs the 2017 Tax Act changes. Meanwhile, other factors are hampering the housing market and point to a potential recession ahead, experts[…]
A new book from journalist Binyamin Appelbaum shows how economists evolved from overlooked number-crunchers to powerful influencers who reshaped American policy.