Education, Business, & Law

Affirmative action in higher ed

Cara McClellan of the Law School’s Advocacy for Racial and Civil Justice Clinic explains what’s at stake in the Supreme Court case over Harvard’s affirmative action policy.

From Penn Carey Law

Why presidential influence over monetary policy should be checked

Wharton’s Christina Parajon Skinner says that over time, Congress has granted significant power to the president to influence monetary policy, which could erode the Federal Reserve’s autonomy and weaken the fight against inflation.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Where political views and fundamental beliefs intersect

Research from The Penn Primals Project debunks the idea that conservatives think the world is more dangerous than liberals, findings with implications for future research and productive political debate.

Michele W. Berger

The future leaders of the business world

Wharton Global Youth Program is the first business school to engage pre-college students worldwide with online, on-campus, and on-site programs.

From Wharton Stories

In the News

The Wall Street Journal

The complete guide to haggling in this economy

To plan for a negotiation, Richard Shell of the Wharton School recommends humanizing oneself, practicing with a script, and always showing respect.



Target is being held hostage by an anti-LGBTQ campaign

Yoram Wind of the Wharton School says that Target’s Pride-themed merchandise campaign was trying to reach a growing LGBTQ market of customers and employees.



AI optimism: How embracing artificial intelligence is getting workers ahead

Daniel Rock of the Wharton School says that reducing people’s workloads is a key advantage of AI entering the workplace.


The Washington Post

U.S. debt default could hit Social Security payments first

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says that many older Americans have very little, often illiquid, savings.



Massive money manager Pimco likens passing a debt ceiling deal to passing a kidney stone: ‘We are in the painful period right now’

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School says that there is zero chance the debt issue will not be resolved, though there will be posturing and debate up until the last minute.