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.
Student Perspective: Changing the Banking System for Good
September 19, 2016
Junior Michael Wong talks about his experiences interning at Beneficial State Bank this past summer.
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.