Alumni Perspective: Financing that Values People

September 23, 2016

In a recent post from the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, Barbara Custodio, WG ’89, discusses the growing trend of microfinance in distressed regions. Discussing the ASA Philippines Foundation, Custodio shows the great impact of small investments, while making a case for the value of microfinance as a tool for social impact and economic development.

Alumni Perspective: Financing that Values People

The Murky Benefits of Price Transparency

September 12, 2016

Price transparency is a mainstay of most markets. It has been touted as a way to reduce health care spending by enabling a new breed of cost-conscious consumers to comparison shop for care. A new JAMA study suggests that it might not be that simple. Janet Weiner of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics explains.

The Murky Benefits of Price Transparency
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