Education, Business, & Law

Psychology of legal decision-making

In the Psychology of Legal Decision-Making seminar, students learn about substantive areas of legal scholarship and also practice essential skills for understanding—and even developing—new empirical research.

From Penn Carey Law

Fair leases in Philadelphia

Law professor David Hoffman and a team of Penn Carey Law students have created a pathbreaking model lease for Philadelphia that is fair, legal, and free.

From Penn Carey Law

The economy and you

The latest episodes of the Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, ‘Ripple Effect,’ delve into the economics of the U.S. housing market, public policy, the possibility of recession, and the Federal Reserve.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Privacy and racial justice in law

In the Richmond Journal of Law & Technology, Melany Amarikwa explores the harms perpetuated by TikTok’s unique use of recommendation algorithms.

From Penn Carey Law

How to explain war to children: Tips from Penn GSE

Marsha Richardson, director of Penn GSE’s School and Mental Health Counseling Program, says navigating disturbing current events is challenging, but can be done in thoughtful and supportive ways.

From Penn GSE

In the News


Declining malls get second lives as lifestyle hubs

John Zhang of the Wharton School says that lifestyle and entertainment attractions are the norm in many malls in China, Japan, and Hong Kong.


Business Insider

The hidden expense that’s sucking $74 billion out of the economy

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School says that insurance companies are raising premiums because they’ve already suffered substantial losses in their homeowners business or are trying to protect against that happening in the future.



Trailblazer Elon Musk pushes a profane new frontier

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says that Elon Musk wishes to see himself as a rock star, not a business leader who needs to take account of many constituencies.


Marketplace (NPR)

Facing pushback and government scrutiny, ESG investing may be headed for change

Witold Henisz of the Wharton School says that an annual letter in 2015 by Larry Fink, CEO of investment firm BlackRock, shifted the tone of ESG investing.


USA Today

Why do millennials know so much about personal finance? (Hint: Ask their parents.)

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School says that the Greatest Generation generally didn’t discuss money with their children, shielding the baby boom generation from the horrors of war and poverty.