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Patients are more likely to get vaccinated when they receive text reminders that a shot is ready and waiting for them, according to the results of a large field experiment.
In this opinion piece, Robert Field, Anthony W. Orlando, and Arnold J. Rosoff argue that the Biden administration should make genetic data privacy a top priority.
Eroded stock valuations reflect investor concerns that talent shortages hurt productivity and innovation, says Wharton’s Britta Glennon, who has co-authored a new research paper on the topic.
Wharton's Robert Hughes explains the moral and social benefits of universal health care and how such a system might look in the U.S.
For many small businesses such as restaurants, the denial of insurance claims for COVID-19 losses spells bankruptcy and closure. Public-private partnerships could help provide a solution, says Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther.
President-elect Joe Biden’s proposals promise wide-ranging economic gains, but the pandemic will continue to be a huge variable in the near term, according to an analysis by the Penn Wharton[…]
Rejoining the Paris Climate Accord will be a positive step, but options for the new administration will be limited to regulatory tweaks without control of Congress, says Wharton’s Brain Berkey.
While overtly fake news generated by bogus websites can be dangerous, there’s greater harm in subtle misinformation that spreads through mainstream media, according to new research.
Rooting out racial bias in law enforcement starts with better data, according to Wharton’s Dean Knox and Princeton’s Jonathan Mummolo. Their research is bringing hard science to the emotional debate[…]
A Penn Wharton Budget Model analysis provides policymakers with a framework to weigh the cost of COVID-19 infections in a community against students’ loss of future income due to lower[…]
Current federal policies are inadequate for the most vulnerable communities when disasters strike. Wharton’s Carolyn Kousky explains why prioritizing low-income families is key to disaster recovery.