Education, Business, & Law

Can the U.S. avoid a recession?

Many economists are warning of a recession, while Wall Street bulls are saying those fears are overblown. Wharton experts weigh in on what’s ahead for the U.S. economy.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Supporting education in Ghana

The Graduate School of Education’s Sharon Wolf is leading a research project on reaching parents in remote and impoverished regions of Ghana with supportive text messages to share information on helping their children, especially girls, succeed in school.

Louisa Shepard

In the News

COVID-19 shutdowns cost tribes millions. Should insurance cover the loss in Oklahoma?

Tom Baker of Penn Carey Law says that varying insurance laws have led state courts to differing opinions on the pandemic and discusses what that might mean for the Cherokee Nation’s argument.



The Rooted School network: Experiencing success in college and work in high school

An analysis from the Center for Guaranteed Income Research at the School of Social Policy & Practice shows that supplying $50 a week to 10 seniors yielded positive financial and mental results.


The New York Times

The long road to driverless trucks

Steve Viscelli of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the complexities and uncertainties of the emerging self-driving truck industry.



L’Oréal is planning to kill single-use plastic to solve Gen Z’s biggest issue

Recent research from the Wharton School finds that 62% of U.S. consumers prefer buying from sustainable brands.


U.S. News & World Report

The 2022 Best Countries Report ranks Switzerland as No. 1 in the world

The Wharton School has contributed to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Countries ranking, placing Switzerland at No.1 for the fifth time.