Education, Business, & Law

The factors that lead to eviction by default

A new study from Penn Law’s David Hoffman links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times, and finds that adopting video technology in court significantly reduce barriers to justice.

From Penn Carey Law

Is workplace loyalty gone for good?

The modern workplace has become increasingly transactional, a marked transformation from the post-war era when employees stayed put until they retired with a party, a gold watch, and a nice pension.

From Knowledge at Wharton



In the News


Inside Higher Ed

‘A very promising sign’

Joni E. Finney of the Graduate School of Education says it’s not entirely clear why students are returning to higher education now or whether the trend is likely to continue into this fall.

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American Banker

How bank executives can avoid scandals

The Wharton School's Philip Nichols says that, to avoid allowing wrongdoing to happen in the workplace, banks have to embed principles of ethics into their procedures.

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Education Week

Africana studies can save education—and the world

Ismael Jimenez of the Graduate School of Education writes that "Africana studies is an interdisciplinary field concerned with the study of Black people and history, but it also represents a foundational building block of a more just world."

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Bloomberg

Key part of Biden’s student loan plan carries hefty price tag

Kent Smetters of the Penn Wharton Budget Model and colleagues estimate that President Biden’s proposed changes to income-driven repayment could cost as much as $361 billion during the next decade.

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Fortune

Luxury hotel discounts and access to top VC firms: How the most popular networking groups for startup founders compare

Tyler Wry of the Wharton School says that a founder’s network should consist of contacts who can make introductions to investors and talent and contacts who can provide specialized advice.

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