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In their new book ‘Big Med,’ David Dranove and Wharton’s Lawton R. Burns look at the rise of megaproviders — expansive health care organizations — and their role in runaway costs.
Wharton’s Katy Milkman talks to behavioral scientist Maya Shankar about her career, which has taken her from the White House to her current role as senior director of behavioral economics[…]
From free food to million-dollar lotteries, there’s no shortage of incentives to entice Americans to take the COVID-19 vaccine. But Wharton’s Iwan Barankay says these efforts won’t increase vaccine uptake[…]
Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther and Robert Meyer look at what prevents homeowners from investing in measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and how that can be changed.
The American Families Plan would cost significantly more than the Biden administration's estimate of $1.8 trillion, according to a new analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model. But the plan’s[…]
Foreign workers help boost the American economy by balancing labor supply and demand, says Wharton management professor Britta Glennon.
U.S. homeowners and renters need stronger safety nets to prevent housing insecurity during economic downturns, according to a new paper co-authored by Wharton’s Benjamin Keys.
Spending on stronger infrastructure and higher taxes will crowd out private investment, ultimately reducing GDP, according to the Penn Wharton Budget Model.
Black and low-income students face the highest reduction in lifetime earnings from school closures, according to a report from the Penn Wharton Budget Model.
Doubling COVID-19 vaccine doses to 3 million a day could boost U.S. employment and GDP, according to a Penn Wharton Budget Model analysis.