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New books from Wharton faculty

The latest installments of The Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” showcases recent books on leadership, customer service, immigration, and the power of data.

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How direct cash assistance aids cancer patients from low-income households

A new study by Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice examines the potential of a joint program between Bradley Cooper’s One Family Foundation and the Independence Blue Cross Foundation Institute for Health Equity on health care and economic insecurity.

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‘Ripple Effect’ explores the world of real estate

The latest installments of The Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, ‘Ripple Effect,’ delves into the economics and market fluctuations of the real estate world and housing market.

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Wharton experts on financial literacy

The April episodes of the Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” mark National Financial Literacy Awareness month, where experts discuss current financial initiatives for innovation, lower-income spending behavior, and how AI may help in financial literacy challenges.

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Who, What, Why: Ara Patvakanian

The fourth-year mathematical economics and political science double-major describes how our understanding of economic and political phenomena can have far-reaching consequences and highlights the importance of embracing different intellectual perspectives.

Kristen de Groot

How guaranteed income affected a New Jersey city

Research from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice finds a guaranteed income program in Paterson offers both financial relief for many participants and is a blueprint for future policy initiatives.

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AI takes center stage in Penn’s plan for overhauling its business education programs

The Wharton School has announced a new AI-focused strategy to prepare students in all fields to interact with and use AI, featuring remarks from Eric Bradlow.

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CNBC

Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel: No way Democrats can hold the Senate if Trump wins the presidency

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the impact of the assassination attempt on former President Trump on markets, 2024 presidential election, down ballot races, and more.

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CNBC

Gen Zers are willing to buy fixer-upper homes. Some already regret the decision, new report finds

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says that young buyers are having to make trade-offs because housing prices are so expensive.

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Business Insider

Stock market today: Nvidia pushes Nasdaq, S&P 500 to record highs

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School believes that the Federal Reserve’s FOMC meeting in September is when the central bank will begin to cut rates.

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Business Insider

Stocks will struggle and a recession is on the table if the Fed fails to cut rates by September, Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School says that the rally in stocks and the strength of the economy is at risk if the Federal Reserve doesn’t start cutting interest rates soon.

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USA Today

‘Build-to-rent’ communities fill the gap as home prices soar

The Wharton School’s Susan Wachter says that for many people renting is the only affordable option.

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