Education, Business, & Law

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

How banks could protect themselves from runs

The 2023 banking crisis brought into sharp focus the downsides of rising interest rates and uninsured deposits. New research co-authored by Wharton’s Itamar Drechsler offers banks a way to manage those risks.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Fair use in visual arts

Penn Carey Law’s Cynthia Dahl weighs in on the SCOTUS decision regarding Andy Warhol and fair use in art.

From Penn Carey Law

Cary Coglianese on regulating machine learning

The Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science analyzes the Biden administration’s recent actions concerning the federal government’s use of artificial intelligence.

From Penn Carey Law

In the News

The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street is hoping $100 oil ain’t what it used to be

Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School comments that the fact that the shale revolution was so successful will keep a lid on real prices.


The Wall Street Journal

The band of debunkers busting bad scientists

Joe Simmons of the Wharton School is among a growing number of scientists in various fields around the world who moonlight as data detectives, sifting through studies published in scholarly journals for evidence of fraud.



The B-School advice no one gives you

Samuel Jones and Nicolaj Siggelkow of the Wharton School offer advice for pursuing a business school degree.


Business Insider

Bad news, star employees: You’re not the ones who’ll benefit the most from AI

A study co-authored by Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School found that consultants who ranked below average benefitted the most from using AI technology.



Sweden is the No. 1 country for affordability, safety and overall quality of life

The Wharton School surveyed more than 17,000 people worldwide to rank the best countries in the world based on quality of life.