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 say.
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.
With its new suburban Atlanta health clinic, Walmart is making a risky move into the provision of primary care services. Two experts discuss whether the strategy will benefit the company and its ...
Subsidies and global supply chains are integral to making aircraft. But consumers will eventually pay in the fallout between Airbus and Boeing, experts say.
Three big mistakes led to Forever 21’s bankruptcy filing and could imperil the fast-fashion chain’s future, experts say.
Workers have been conditioned to check their feelings at the door, but love makes for better business all around, says the author of a new book.
GE’s move trims employee benefits and could depress morale as the company consolidates -- and struggles to find a sustainable new business model, note Wharton experts.
Journalist and author Rebecca Fannin dives into what is behind China’s surging dominance in technology, from social media to 5G.
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.
Spider-Man will be staying in the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- for now. What will the Sony-Disney deal mean for the two companies and Spider-Man fans?
A new California law that allows for monetary compensation for student-athletes could spur a wave of changes to the status quo, though experts expect the NCAA to be slow to adapt.
Farooq Kathwari shares his remarkable life’s journey, which has taken him from the politically divided region of Kashmir to Wall Street to the C-suite at Ethan Allen.
In a new book, New York Times reporter Mike Isaac chronicles the meteoric rise of Uber and the ultimate downfall of its hard-charging founder, Travis Kalanick.
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.
Jeff Kavanaugh, head of the Infosys Knowledge Institute, explains why manufacturers are moving toward a more service-style strategy to build a longer relationship with consumers.
Can kindness, love and a strong sense of community actually make you healthier and happier? Research says yes, according to author Kelli Harding.
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 t...
Author and journalist Julian Guthrie writes about the stories of four exceptional women VCs in her new book.
Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel interviews St. Louis Fed President James Bullard on monetary policy, economic growth, the inverted yield curve, the repo rate spike and more.
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 opi...
Experts say a new law expected to go into effect in California could transform a number of industries that reduce costs by relying on independent contractors.
Striking GM workers are seeking to win back concessions the UAW made to the automaker during the Great Recession. But it will be tough for the two sides to come together, experts said.
Why does one person love broccoli but another hate it? Your DNA has something to do with it, according to a new book by Indiana University professor Bill Sullivan.
In her new book, Columbia University professor Sharon Marcus traces the history of celebrity culture and shows how the biggest stars stay relevant by learning how to manipulate the media of their...
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.
The U.S. could be headed for negative interest rate territory. Experts from Wharton and Michigan State University discuss the implications for the U.S. economy.
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.
What can governments and non-governmental organizations do to better prepare for, and aid countries in the recovery from, devastating storms? The heads of two NGOs weigh in.
If he wins in October, presidential hopeful Alberto Fernandez is best positioned to introduce long-term economic reforms in Argentina, say experts.
Former Aetna CEO Ron Williams draws on his years of management experience to offer leadership advice in his new book.
Corporate social responsibility is taking center stage as consumers care more about which firms they patronize. Experts Toby Usnik and Daniel Korschun explain why companies not on board will be l...
Torn between unsustainable delivery costs and its strategy of wooing customers with low prices, Amazon will need to rethink its business model to ensure continued growth, say experts.
Wharton experts discuss climate change proposals from the 2020 presidential candidates.
Any analysis of WeWork’s potential IPO should begin by examining the management and governance structure and how that may impact the company, writes Wharton’s David Erickson in this opinion p...
A new book by journalist and cybersecurity expert Kate Fazzini reveals the true nature of cybercriminals beyond the headlines.
In his best-selling book, Scott Kupor, former entrepreneur and now managing partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, offers advice on how founders can understand and engage with VCs.
In the data-as-currency world, generators of data get practically nothing, says MX Technologies’ Jane Barratt.
Rising commercial rents and the demise of the department store model pose an existential threat to Barneys and other icons of high-end retail.
Uber needs to ensure that its core business of ride-hailing is profitable before diversifying into areas like bike rentals, say experts.
While many investors are concerned that the next recession is on the horizon, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel says a slowdown is more likely in the short term.
Leaders should stop focusing on output and achievement alone, and work on building the maturity required to lift up others, not just themselves, notes the author of a new book.
Wharton's Peter Fader and Emory's Dan McCarthy explain why customer-based corporate valuation is a novel -- and very accurate -- way of determining a firm’s worth.
Years in the making, the T-Mobile-Sprint merger finally looks set to move ahead – provided the two telecom firms can help to establish a new wireless competitor: Dish Network.
An escalating trade war with China will lead to dire results for the U.S., according to long-term analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model. Consumers and businesses alike will feel the impact, e...
Cosmic Crisp, a new apple variety more than 20 years in the making, is hitting stores this fall -- but getting produce to stand apart from similar offerings is not a simple task, marketing expert...
Wharton's Jeremy Siegel and David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff expect the Fed to cut interest rates in the coming year as the latest GDP report reveals some troubling trends. But they disagree on w...
A new book by University of North Carolina professor Bradley Staats outlines how to become a dynamic learner, which he says is key to staying ahead in a rapidly changing world.
Adequate spending, consistent regulation and constant vigilance are needed to protect America’s digital networks against the increasing threat of attacks, says former White House official Richa...
The Equifax settlement sheds light on the new challenges that the digital era and the advance of shadow banking pose for legislators, regulators and consumers.