Insuring Against Terror

Since 9/11, Howard Kunreuther and his colleagues at the Wharton School’s Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes have been examining the thorny issue of how to protect society from the economic effects of the next terrorist attack.

Nurturing Enterprise

In its first five years—which, as it happens, is longer than most small-business startups survive—the Wharton Business Plan Competition has given hundreds of would-be entrepreneurs the chance to “test their ideas against the reality of the market.”

The Stock Market Sage

When he was a kid, Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel liked to chart the growth of morning glories in his back yard; now he directs his keen attention to the rise and fall of the stock market.