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How Activist Investor-led Divesting Pushes up Valuations

There is a generally negative view of activist investors when they apply pressure to force divestitures. But new...

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How Venezuela Can Emerge from Its Crisis and Recover

There are viable, nonviolent paths to resolving Venezuela's grave issues that could improve the lives of its citizens...

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Mortgage Rates Are Down – but Is the Housing Market Looking Up?

Mortgage rates recently fell for the third consecutive week, but the housing market is awash in uncertainty as...

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Less Fluff, More Stuff: The Science of Productive Meetings

Office meetings have a checkered reputation in terms of productivity. But the author of a new book argues that...

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: How to Plan for a Driverless Future

Just like 120 years ago when the first cars transformed the U.S., driverless cars will force radical change, too. The...

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Farewell to the A380: Why It Became a Drag for Airbus

Wrong calls on market size and shifts in demand patterns, along with an inflexible design, limited the runway for the...

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Beyond Tariffs: What’s Preventing a U.S.-China Trade Agreement

If China flagrantly violates IP rights, the U.S. is guilty of bypassing WTO channels. The two must agree on a...

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Drug Price Déjà Vu: Will the Latest Effort to Lower Costs Succeed?

Government intervention could work where market mechanisms have failed to keep prescription drug prices affordable –...

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When Tax Strategies Are Problematic for Firms – and Investors

New Wharton research finds that aggressive tax planning by accounting agencies can lead to a lack of transparency in...

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The Brexit Endgame: Will the U.K. Avoid Chaos?

University of Pennsylvania's Brendan O'Leary and Michelle Egan of American University detail the endgame for Brexit,...

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Goodbye, Greeters: Can Walmart Calm Its Latest Controversy?

Walmart’s recent rethinking of its “people greeter” position had the effect of excluding elderly workers and those...

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How Business Leaders Can Navigate the Unknown — and Thrive

In her new book, former Amazon executive Julie Benezet offers four key principles to help business leaders navigate...

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Can Humans Reconnect in an Age of Isolation?

In his book, digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff explains how people can use technology to reconnect with each other,...

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Can Kraft Heinz Catch Up with Its Changing Market?

Following a $12.6 billion loss for 2018, Kraft Heinz needs to recast its product portfolio in ways that reflect the...

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Show Me the Money: Does Going Cashless Hurt Financial Inclusion?

The challenges of going cashless in the U.S. -- as evidenced by Philadelphia's recent ban on such establishments --...

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Why Congress Might Relax Physician Anti-kickback Rules

Wharton's Mark Pauly and Genevieve Kanter, a professor at Penn's medical school, discuss potential changes to the...

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Fintech: What’s Real, and What’s Hype

Fintech has the potential to completely reshape the finance industry. A new research initiative aims to clarify where...

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How Globalization and Robotics Speed Up Job Losses

The twin trends of globalization and robotics could lead to an unprecedented disruption that would displace workers...

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Can Nuclear Energy Save the Planet?

Authors Joshua Goldstein and Staffan Qvist say switching to nuclear and renewable energy is the most feasible path...

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The Next Silicon Valley? Why Toronto Is a Contender

Toronto has quietly become the world’s fastest-growing destination for technology jobs. But to truly become Silicon...

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