The K@W Network:
Is it possible to end all epidemics? Harvard Medical School's Jonathan Quick says there are steps public institutions can -- but don't -- take to protect society.
More than 70% of Latin America's 600 million residents will have a mobile phone within a couple of years. That makes the region ripe for digital "leapfrogging," says new research.
Members of Congress questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the social network’s privacy practices. Here are questions Wharton faculty would have asked.
Companies like Spotify show that offering a pay-for-service model alongside free access can build a strong network and business. Given Facebook’s chellenges, a dual pricing model could be the way[…]
Ten years after the Great Recession began, questions remain about root causes for some analysts. The IMF's Tamim Bayoumi looks at some unexplored areas in a recent book.
Recent trade skirmishes between China and the United States are less about steel and soybeans, and more about who will lead global innovation in the 21st century, writes Wharton dean[…]
Two recent fatalities involving Uber and Tesla vehicles using driverless systems have raised concerns that threaten to significantly delay or derail adoption of the technology.
Firearm mortalities in Australia fell 60% between 1979 and 2013, aided by new gun-control laws and other deterrents, notes a Penn study.
Bypassing the World Trade Organization with more U.S. tariffs against China risks a big trade war with no winners and a damaged U.S. economy, experts say.
In a move that will give fintech companies the wind at their back, Europe is requiring banks to release account records to third-parties when customers request it.