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Why Finding Meaning — Not Happiness — Is What Really Matters

May 25, 2017 - 10:25am
It is the pursuit of a meaningful life -- not happiness -- that leads to true contentment, according to a new book.

Is Canada on the Brink of a Housing Bubble?

May 24, 2017 - 4:17pm
Housing prices in Canadian cities like Toronto and Vancouver have skyrocketed in the last few years, putting home ownership out of reach for many and causing experts to warn about a possible bubble.

What Employers Should Know About Generation Z

May 24, 2017 - 3:43pm
Recession and other realities have left Generation Z more pragmatic, independent and competitive than their millennial predecessors.

How the Waymo-Uber Lawsuit Could Rewrite Intellectual Property Rules

May 22, 2017 - 4:22pm
The lawsuit brought by Alphabet subsidiary Waymo against ride-hailing app firm Uber over self-driving car technology has experts reexamining how trade secrets are handled.

Under Pressure: The Shifting Landscape of Banking Regulations

May 22, 2017 - 4:14pm
Recent Wharton research analyzes how external auditors and bank regulations affect the discretion that banks have in loan loss provision estimates.

The Promise — and Perils — of ‘Smart’ Contracts

May 18, 2017 - 2:38pm
Smart contracts promise to bring innovation and much greater efficiency to contract law. But what they cannot do is replace contract law itself, new Wharton research shows.

Will the Thaw in U.S.-China Relations Continue?

May 17, 2017 - 4:48pm
U.S.-China relations had a rough start this year. Then relations became more affable. Can the need to cooperate overcome the risks of confrontation?

Silicon Valley: A Peek Into the World of Young Entrepreneurs

May 17, 2017 - 2:38pm
A new book takes a look inside the insular world of Silicon Valley’s young entrepreneurs.

How the WannaCry Attack Will Impact Cyber Security

May 16, 2017 - 1:42pm
A “Digital Geneva Convention” and government mandates to prevent use of harmful software are among several measures experts suggest to boost cyber security.

Why Amazon Is Leaving Legacy Retailers in the Dust

May 15, 2017 - 5:11pm
What is the secret to the unparalleled success that keeps Amazon growing while so many traditional retailers are shutting their doors?

Should a Robot Run Your Retirement Portfolio?

May 12, 2017 - 4:43pm
Jon Stein, CEO of robo-advisor firm Betterment, talks about why this technology is the future of wealth management.

How Behavioral Economics Could Solve America’s Health Care Woes

May 12, 2017 - 9:59am
Behavioral economics could help tackle the complex problem of creating a health insurance system that works for all citizens.

Has Venezuela’s Crisis Reached a Tipping Point?

May 11, 2017 - 2:02pm
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s attempts to consolidate political power amid economic misery are taking a huge toll, according to two Penn experts.

How Moon Jae-in’s Win in South Korea Will Impact Asia

May 11, 2017 - 10:59am
Two experts discuss the challenges ahead for new South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

A ‘Collective Impact Model’ to Fight Domestic Violence

May 10, 2017 - 2:55pm
The head of Women Against Abuse, winner of the 2017 Lipman Family Prize, talks about the group's work and goals.

A ‘History-friendly’ Way to Look at Tech Innovation

May 10, 2017 - 12:04pm
Four economists offer a new way of looking at technological innovation: by expanding beyond theory and accounting for an industry’s historical context.

How Our Reignited Love Affair with Cities Created an Urban Crisis

May 10, 2017 - 10:59am
Americans are flocking to major cities, leading to an urban revival. But the shift also brings challenges, according to a new book.

Perils in Puerto Rico: Is Bankruptcy the Answer?

May 9, 2017 - 1:26pm
In the face of multiple odds, a carefully drafted fiscal plan promises redemption to debt-battered Puerto Rico.

How Renault’s Carlos Ghosn Is Prepping for the Rise of Auto AI

May 9, 2017 - 12:29pm
Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of France-based Renault, discusses the state of the global automobile market, including the rise of autonomous cars.

What Science Says About Achieving Peak Performance

May 9, 2017 - 10:09am
Advances in cognitive neuroscience provide insights into how the brain works like never before. A new book combines science with management techniques to offer strategies for peak performance.