The K@W Network:
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 in this opinion piece.
With rents at all-time highs and house prices out of reach for many, the squeeze is on to find affordable homes. A recent Wharton Public Policy Initiative brief looks at[…]
Relaxing some laws, changing the kinds of treatments for which payers reimburse and lifting the stigma around opioid addiction would go a long way in addressing the epidemic, experts say.
Zvi Eckstein, dean of the Tiomkin School of Economics at IDC Herzliya and a visiting professor at Wharton, shares his insights on what lies ahead for the Israeli economy.
The spiraling cost of health care is pushing more working families with employer-sponsored insurance to cover their kids through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a recent[…]
Purdue Pharma has been accused of fueling the opioid epidemic with overly aggressive marketing practices for its OxyContin brand. What would a proposed settlement mean for the company and for[…]
When American companies were restricted from offering H1-B visas for highly skilled foreign workers, they worked around the policy change by offshoring jobs, according to research by Wharton’s Britta Glennon.
Five years ago, India took on the audacious target of eliminating open defecation by October 2019. A study by Penn researchers explores the role of change agents in trying to[…]
U.S. enforcement authorities are increasingly targeting corrupt practices among Chinese companies in Africa. Four trends are worth watching, notes this opinion piece.
New research from Penn Medicine shows that just one instance of non-nicotine vaping stresses blood vessels, highlighting the need for more regulation of the sector.
A new report by experts at the University of Pennsylvania offers solution-oriented proposals for tackling climate change at the federal, state and local levels.