04/13/18 – The Wall Street Journal
Article by Visiting Professor Benjamin Harris discusses how the market for retirement insurance products is slowly and silently disappearing. From annuities to long-term-care insurance to employer-provided health insurance, insurance products are becoming both less available and less popular, which should make older Americans worried.
04/05/18 – Chicago Tribune
Article discusses how an escalating trade dispute between President Trump and China could impact various industries. Quotes Adjunct Professor Phil Levy, who said the conflict between the U.S. and China represents an escalation of trade barriers not seen since the Great Depression.
04/01/18 – Bloomberg
Article about how a deal between Walmart and Humana could be mutually beneficial quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said these are the type of deals we should expect if you believe we’re remaking the business model in health care. Also covered on CNBC broadcast and on CNBC.com.
03/31/18 – Forbes
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses the recent thread of economic actions President Trump has planned to take against China, and how both the Trump administration and China are at fault for the dispute.
03/30/18 – Forbes
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses how the new 25 percent steel tariffs affected the steel company Principal Manufacturing Corporation, located in Illinois.
03/26/18 – Forbes
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy examines how a new trade deal with South Korea has started to emerge in reports – and the terms are distinctly underwhelming.
03/25/18 – The Wall Street Journal
Article examines six questions that you should ask a financial advisor about fees, quoting Visiting Professor Benjamin Harris on how there is little correlation between the percentage of assets advisers charge in fees and the number of services a client will get for fees.
03/22/18 – Entrepreneur
Article asks how you approach articulating your company's stance on big issues in the wake of instances of tragedy and political controversy, quoting Professor Megan Kashner on how business leaders are actually in a position to open the lines of communication around an issue rather than fan the flames further.
03/08/18 – NPR
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the potential Cigna acquisition of Express Scripts, saying the acquisition could be good for customers in health care because the interests of the companies that pay for medications will be aligned with the ones who pay the doctor and hospital bills. Also covered in The New York Times and WABE.
02/28/18 – New York Times
Article cites Professor Dean Karlan’s research on whether religious faith leads to healthy behaviors. Karlan said the findings were cautiously positive for the power of religion. Karlan’s research was also covered in The Economist.
02/27/18 – Forbes
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy analyzes the differing opinions of the Department of Commerce and Department of Defense on the importance of steel production for national security.
02/23/18 – The Hill
Article by Visiting Professor Ben Harris looks back at how Barack Obama dealt with the struggling economy he inherited, setting up the stable and blossoming economy that President Trump was handed.
02/15/18 – Marketplace
Article explains how Philadelphia is inviting private organizations to operate safe injection sites in the city, quoting Professor Craig Garthwaite on how some sites could need housing and injection services for years, which could wipe out savings. “Even if we don’t save money, but we have fewer people dying, it doesn’t just need to show up in cost savings, it can show up in increased longevity and fewer people passing away.”