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Bracing for Brexit: ‘Virtually All the Work Is Still Ahead’

November 17, 2017 - 10:55am
As the U.K. prepares to negotiate terms for leaving the E.U., it is facing a shaky political base, an uninspiring economy and a lack of bargaining power.

How to Reform College Sports to Prioritize Learning

November 16, 2017 - 1:55pm
Wharton’s Ken Shropshire and Collin D. Williams Jr. discuss ways to fix a prevailing problem in college sports -- the amount of time it eats away from academics.

Wealth Management: Why You Should Be Your Own CEO

November 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
Robo-advisors, new ways of thinking among millennials and women's shifting needs are new trends reshaping wealth management. The author of 'Wealth Management Unwrapped' offers insights.

How a Student Competition Led to a New Cyber Security Approach

November 15, 2017 - 3:53pm
Nataliya Mykhaylova, winner of a student competition to find new ways to thwart cyber criminals, has devised a novel method for detecting attacks that already has the interest of banks.

Why a Nobel Laureate Believes Social Businesses Can Cure Poverty

November 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
Microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus explains how making everyone an entrepreneur could eliminate poverty, unemployment and environmental devastation.

Changes to U.S.-Cuba Policy: What’s the Real Impact?

November 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
The latest restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba have created new anxieties for individuals and businesses – but they also provide some clear boundaries that can now be navigated, experts say.

Why Has the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Gotten Tangled?

November 14, 2017 - 1:19pm
Until very recently, it seemed that telecommunications giant AT&T's $85 billion deal to purchase Time Warner would be completed by the end of December.

Will Proposed U.S. Tax Cuts Pay for Themselves?

November 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
Both the House version of tax reform and the partially fleshed-out Senate plan add to the federal deficit but do not shift the tax bill lower down the income scale, according to the Penn Wharton Budget Model.

Could the Paradise Papers Lead to Tax Reforms?

November 11, 2017 - 12:24pm
With the insights the Paradise Papers provide on how governments, businesses and wealthy individuals use tax havens, some significant changes to tax laws are in order, say experts.

Will the Federal Climate Change Report Alter the Debate?

November 10, 2017 - 1:35pm
A new federal climate change report was released last week stating that not only is the threat of global warming real and dangerous, but it's also man-made. How will it impact the climate change debate?

How the Republican Tax Plan Would Impact Real Estate

November 9, 2017 - 4:08pm
Two Penn experts discuss what the Republican tax plan would would mean for individual homeowners and for the housing market.

Art of the Matter: A Conversation with Jeffrey Deitch

November 9, 2017 - 3:16pm
An interview about the art market with dealer Jeffrey Deitch -- former director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles -- looks the serendipitous and thorny aspects of this unique world.

The Catalonia-Spain Impasse: Why Elections May Not Be Enough

November 6, 2017 - 4:50pm
Fresh elections could pave the way to peaceful co-existence for Spain and Catalonia -- although the social and economic impact of the standoff will likely continue well into the future.

Why Leaders Are Made, Not Born

November 6, 2017 - 9:00am
A new book examines figures from the past who overcame adversity to leave a lasting mark on civilization.

How New Fed Chair Jerome Powell Will Shape U.S. Monetary Policy

November 3, 2017 - 12:12pm
The appointment of Jerome H. Powell as chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve may lead to lighter regulation of banks, but on other issues he will likely follow the path set by predecessor Janet Yellen.

The Smartphone as Security Blanket: What It Means for Marketers

November 2, 2017 - 3:13pm
New Wharton research finds that smartphone use actually provides some emotional benefits for stressed-out adults, and that in turn has implications for marketers trying to reach an on-the-go audience.

Is There a Tax Cut in Your Future?

November 2, 2017 - 12:37pm
Details on the big tax reform proposal remain sketchy. What seems clear: As proposed, the tax cuts do not pay for themselves and will spike up the deficit.

How a Water Filtration Startup Aims to Challenge Brita

November 2, 2017 - 9:29am
Hydros cofounder and CEO Winston Ibrahim has a plan to gain market share in the water filtration business dominated by Brita.

What Are the Ties between Oligarchs, Moscow and Washington, D.C.?

November 2, 2017 - 8:37am
Wharton's Philip Nichols and Penn's Mitchell Orenstein discuss the connections between Russian oligarchs, the Kremlin and the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Designing a HQ: What Matters to Firms Today

November 1, 2017 - 3:16pm
Google's redevelopment plans in Toronto could lend some insight into what other companies -- including Amazon -- are looking for in headquarters locations.