Research

Recent and ongoing faculty studies include:

  • Business-government relations in domestic and international marketplaces
  • Choice of location for siting noxious facilities
  • Deregulation of transportation: airlines, utilities, and railroads
  • Development and implementation of urban public policies, including privatization of services
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Government funding of public broadcasting
  • Government role in Asian development
  • Intellectual property and contracting
  • Internet and public policy: how government actions will structure the market
  • Banking markets: productivity, risk, and customer satisfaction
  • Telecommunications deregulation and its impact on the shape of the emerging information market
  • Increasing the productivity of public and not-for-profit organizations
  • International comparison of hiring practices

Business Economics and Public Policy Department faculty are active in the work of the following Wharton research centers and programs:

For information on principal research activities by faculty and details on research publications see our Research Papers / Publications.

Research Centers and Programs