The future of AI: How Wharton is leading the charge

The AI at Wharton Initiative and AI in Focus podcast series highlight the evolving and growing role of artificial intelligence in all areas of life, with Wharton as a global focal point for its study.

Dee Patel

‘Ripple Effect’ explores hybrid work

The Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” delves into the nature and practice of hybrid work via faculty research, and presents it as knowledge employees can use.

From Knowledge at Wharton

The risky business of homeowners insurance

State Farm, the largest insurer in California, has stopped writing new home insurance policies there, citing “rapidly growing catastrophe exposure.” In a Q&A, Wharton’s Benjamin Keys discusses climate change and its risk to the real estate market.

Kristina García

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The Washington Post

Where in America are we actually building new housing?

An analysis by Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School evaluated how much zoning and related restrictions added to the cost of a typical quarter-acre lot from 2013 to 2018, by metro region.


The Hill

Jamie Dimon called Nikki Haley about cutting the national debt

An analysis by Kent Smetters of the Wharton School estimates that the U.S. has about 20 years for corrective action to cut the national debt, after which no amount of future tax increases or spending cuts could avoid the government defaulting on its debt.


Fed fight

Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School says that the Federal Reserve’s vice chair of supervision, Michael Barr, needs to be an aggressive leader when creating policy precedents.


The New York Times

How Microsoft’s legal legacy shapes the antitrust case against Google

PIK Professor Herbert Hovenkamp says that Google’s conduct in its antitrust case is subtler than Microsoft’s, which was harsh and had little pro-competitive justification for its actions.



What happened to the internet without net neutrality?

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School says that the problem with net neutrality repeal was the FCC’s refusal to take any oversight, not the long-feared doomsday of the internet.



America’s headed for an interest payment crisis

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School says that interest payments will likely overcome the amount the U.S. spends on national defense within a couple years.