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The U.S.- China trade agreement signed on January 15 is a truce but it’s a step in the right direction, says Wharton’s Mauro Guillen.
A new book from journalist Binyamin Appelbaum shows how economists evolved from overlooked number-crunchers to powerful influencers who reshaped American policy.
New research examines the influence of the World Bank’s ease of doing business indicator, which affects policy through bureaucratic, international and domestic political channels.
Subsidies and global supply chains are integral to making aircraft. But consumers will eventually pay in the fallout between Airbus and Boeing, experts say.
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[…]