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Sustaining Sustainability: How Small Actions Make a Big Difference

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability need to be strategic in order to benefit firms and society, says C. B. Bhattacharya, author of 'Small Actions, Big Difference.'

What Will You Need to Retire with Safety and Security?

Wade Pfau, author of 'Safety-First Retirement Planning,' suggests focusing on four Ls -- lifestyle, longevity, legacy and liquidity.

Equal Health Care for All: A Philosopher’s Answer to a Political Question

An ethically sound health care system requires limits on the private sector, says Wharton's Robert Hughes.

Mismatch: Why Workers Don’t Stay After an Acquisition

New research from Wharton's Daniel Kim shows that employees of acquired companies are more likely to leave the merged firm than regular hires with similar resumes.

Who Is Responsible for Biased and Intrusive Algorithms?

Machine learning algorithms don’t have a moral character. We need to know how to specify what we want, say Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth, co-authors of 'The Ethical Algorithm.'

How We Can Put Civility Back into Civic Engagement

A new publication from Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy offers a framework for strengthening democracy in an effort to reverse some troubling trends.

Why Fintech Is Disrupting Traditional Banking

Fintechs are experiencing high growth as they target the pain points that customers experience with traditional banks, according to BankMobile co-founder Luvleen Sidhu.

Want Better Forecasting? Silence the Noise

Scholars have long focused on the effects of bias on the accuracy of predictions. But new research by Wharton’s Barbara Mellers and INSEAD’s Ville Satopӓӓ found that noise is a much bigger factor than

Machine Programming: What Lies Ahead?

Machine programming -- software that creates its own software -- is at an inflection point. It may redefine many industries, says Intel’s Justin Gottschlich.

The Next Legal Challenge: Getting Law Firms to Use Analytics

Lawyers are reluctant to use big data and predictive analytics, partly because of the risk-averse nature of the legal field. But attorney Dave Walton and Wharton’s Raghuram Iyengar say the benefits
Democrats Omit Exculpatory Information from Summary of Tim Morrison Transcript

Democrats Omit Exculpatory Information from Summary of Tim Morrison Transcript

Democrats omitted that Tim Morrison did not have concerns that President Trump had done anything illegal, as well as other exculpatory evidence.
Mark Meadows: Democrats Withholding Key Impeachment Inquiry Transcripts

Mark Meadows: Democrats Withholding Key Impeachment Inquiry Transcripts

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) observed Friday that Democrats are withholding transcripts from closed-door hearings in the impeachment inquiry that ought to be used to question witnesses in the public

Why Ridesharing Reaps Unexpected Benefits

Ride-sharing can be more than just transportation. Research co-authored by Wharton's Lindsey Cameron reveals unexpected social and cultural benefits from what happens inside the car.

Why Older Entrepreneurs Have the Edge

Research co-authored by Wharton's Daniel Kim busts the popular myth that the most successful startups are founded by whiz kids.
Nunes: Transcripts Are 'Devastating to the Democrats'

Nunes: Transcripts Are 'Devastating to the Democrats'

As House Democrats speed toward impeachment, some are wondering how the U.S. Senate, controlled by the Republican Party, will react when the ball is in the Senate's court.

In the Digital Age, How Companies Can Go from Vulnerable to Vigilant

Wharton's George Day and co-author Paul Schoemaker discuss their new book on how companies can safeguard themselves against disruption in the digital age.
Democrats Release, Media Repeat 'Cliff's Notes' of Impeachment Transcripts

Democrats Release, Media Repeat 'Cliff's Notes' of Impeachment Transcripts

The mainstream media rushed to press with the Democrats' "Cliff's Notes," which left out information that directly contradicted Democrats' assertions.
'Insidious' actions, 'terrible people,' and lies that are still in Sondland and Volker transcripts

'Insidious' actions, 'terrible people,' and lies that are still in Sondland and Volker transcripts

Tuesday saw a series of no-shows in terms of new appearances before the House impeachment inquiry. Instead the news was releases of transcripts covering the depositions of special envoy to Ukraine
Transcripts: Volker Says Whistleblower 'Got Some Facts Wrong'

Transcripts: Volker Says Whistleblower 'Got Some Facts Wrong'

Former U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker, during his impeachment inquiry deposition last month, highlighted some inaccuracies in the "whistleblower's" complaint that sparked the probe,
Volker Denies Quid Pro Quo in Testimony Transcripts: 'No Leverage Implied'

Volker Denies Quid Pro Quo in Testimony Transcripts: 'No Leverage Implied'

Former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker repeatedly denied that quid pro quo took place during the July 25 call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr