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  • Will Rising Heat in the Climate Change Debate Propel Action?

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    Knowledge@Wharton
    2 Jul 2015 | 8:16 am
    Climate change and pollution are in focus with a papal call, a court ruling and a government report. Experts at Wharton and a Jesuit priest weigh the possible outcomes.
  • Should U.S. Investors Care about the Greek Crisis?

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Finance
    Knowledge@Wharton
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    Despite the turmoil in Europe about Greece, U.S. investors should see only limited impact on their portfolios, at least in the short run. But there could be complications in the long term.
  • Want to Get Ahead? Work on Your Improv Skills

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Leadership
    Knowledge@Wharton
    5 Jun 2015 | 9:43 am
    A new book from The Second City explains how its improvisational techniques can help support innovation and leadership.
  • Sick of TV Drug Ads? Here’s Why They Might Be Good for You

    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Marketing
    Knowledge@Wharton
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:47 am
    While pharmaceutical companies hope their television ads might convince a consumer to choose their drug over a rival’s, new Wharton research finds that the ads have a number of additional, unintended impacts.
  • What’s Driving Health Insurers’ Merger Mania?

    Knowledge@Wharton » Insurance and Pensions
    Knowledge@Wharton
    23 Jun 2015 | 12:49 pm
    The new health care landscape is fueling consolidation for hospitals, physicians groups -- and now insurers. So who are the winners and losers?
 
 
 
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    Knowledge@Wharton » Topics » Public Policy

  • Can the Eurozone Reverse Its Decline After the Greek Debacle?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:28 am
    The chaos of eurozone negotiations with Greece is raising questions about Europe's future. An image of a continent in decline is being burnished, say experts from Wharton and elsewhere.
  • For Greece, 2015 Won’t Be Like 2012

    Knowledge@Wharton
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:21 am
    No matter how the Greek drama ends, Europe and the euro will survive, writes Peter Vanham, senior media manager for the World Economic Forum, in this opinion piece.
  • Will the Eurozone Survive the Latest Greek Tragedy?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    29 Jun 2015 | 9:35 am
    Events in the eurozone have quickly moved from threats to market shock. Wharton's Mauro Guillen discusses what is likely to unfold. “There is no other way to describe the situation except as chaotic. This is almost like 'The Twilight Zone.'”
  • The Key to Making Smarter Long-term Decisions

    Knowledge@Wharton
    28 Jun 2015 | 9:56 am
    If we were rational, we would make choices based on long-term goals, not short-term desires. But that’s not always the case. New research by Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther suggests ways to change our decision-making processes for the better.
  • After Hobby Lobby, Is There a Limit to Corporate Religious Freedom?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    26 Jun 2015 | 12:30 pm
    A year after the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, a big question remains: How far do corporate religious rights go? Wharton’s Amy Sepinwall offers some answers in two recent papers.
 
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  • Will Rising Heat in the Climate Change Debate Propel Action?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    2 Jul 2015 | 8:16 am
    Climate change and pollution are in focus with a papal call, a court ruling and a government report. Experts at Wharton and a Jesuit priest weigh the possible outcomes.
  • We Don’t Need a Crisis to Act Unitedly Against Cyber Threats

    Knowledge@Wharton
    1 Jun 2015 | 12:29 pm
    Cybersecurity is a multi-dimensional problem and yet public and private efforts to deal with attacks remain largely uncoordinated. In this opinion piece, David Lawrence, Jay Clayton, Frances Townsend and their associates call for a Cyber Threat Commission, styled after the 9-11 Commission, to act as a focal point for a collective response.
  • Are Financial Penalties Enough to Deter Banks’ Bad Behavior?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    21 May 2015 | 1:55 pm
    News that five of the world’s biggest banks will plead guilty to rigging global currency markets has raised concerns about whether fines are effective deterrents to fraudulent behavior.
  • How Corporate Boards Can Make a Difference

    Knowledge@Wharton
    24 Apr 2015 | 6:21 am
    The principles of corporate governance are just as applicable in the ASEAN region as they are in the U.S. Yet there are subtle differences in implementation.
  • Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?

    Knowledge@Wharton
    23 Apr 2015 | 11:32 am
    Most experts agree the transition to a clean energy economy will be difficult. But countries like Germany -- and companies like Apple -- lead the way.
 
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