Ancient Rome Stock Exchange Is a Myth

Ancient Rome Stock Exchange Is a Myth

by Fabio Todesco

Manuela Geranio, in a paper with Geoffrey Poitras, shows that modern claims of the existence of a market for shares of the societates publicanorum in the late Roman Republic are not supported by primary sources  

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Assets Under Management +25.5bn: SWFs Don't Beat a Retreat

Assets Under Management +25.5bn: SWFs Don't Beat a Retreat

by Fabio Todesco

According to Bocconi's Sovereign Investment Lab 2015 Report, published today, the collapse of oil prices has affected central banks and stabilization funds, but it did not stop the advance of sovereign funds. The Eurozone surpasses the UK

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Brexit: Data Shows that Globalization Malaise, and not Immigration, Determined the Vote

Brexit: Data Shows that Globalization Malaise, and not Immigration, Determined the Vote

by Fabio Todesco

Disaggregating the referendum outcome in regional areas of the UK, Colantone and Stanig find that there is no relationship with any immigration issue, while the exposure of the areas to Chinese imports is decisive

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Research That Fights Poverty. Bocconi Launches LEAP

Research That Fights Poverty. Bocconi Launches LEAP

by Fabio Todesco

The Laboratory for Effective Antipoverty Policies, directed by Eliana La Ferrara and funded by Fondazione Invernizzi, makes use of the social sciences to evaluate the policies adopted in developing countries and in Italy and to develop the most effective, in partnership with governments and NGOs

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How Fracking Caused the US to Steer to the Right

How Fracking Caused the US to Steer to the Right

by Fabio Todesco

A new study by Viktar Fedaseyeu and colleagues shows that shale energy booms translated into a shift in electoral support from Democrats to Republicans, with consequences also for apparently unrelated issues

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Research That Lasts: Botticini, Colla and Tabellini Awarded for Research Impact

Research That Lasts: Botticini, Colla and Tabellini Awarded for Research Impact

by Fabio Todesco

A book about the role of education in Jewish history, an article on financing constraints after the 20072009 crisis and a paper on cultural values and economic development earned their authors the Bocconi acknowledgment

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If You Think Irishmen Are Red Haired You Won't See the Next Financial Crisis Coming

If You Think Irishmen Are Red Haired You Won't See the Next Financial Crisis Coming

by Fabio Todesco

Gennaioli and two coauthors have designed a model of boom and bust financial crises based entirely on beliefs, building on an idea by Kahneman and Tversky

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In a Well Functioning Job Market Legal Status Lowers Immigrants' Crime Rate

In a Well Functioning Job Market Legal Status Lowers Immigrants' Crime Rate

by Fabio Todesco

The paper that earned Paolo Pinotti and coauthor Giovanni Mastrobuoni the AEJ: Applied Economics Best Paper Award 2016 examines changes in the criminal behavior of immigrants that acquired legal status because of the European Union enlargement

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Jobs Act and French Labor Market Reform: So Similar and yet so Different
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Jobs Act and French Labor Market Reform: So Similar and yet so Different

by Fabio Todesco

The French law is the first of its kind, while in Italy there have been similar in the past, it is not limited to new contracts, as the Jobs Act is, and was approved without a vote in the Parliament, Labor Law Professor Stefano Liebman says

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News

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  • Family Businesses: 7 Rules to Follow for a Successful Generational Transition

    Almost one of five family businesses will face a change of generations in the next five years. In response to the needs of entrepreneurs Assolombarda, Bocconi University and Aidaf present a guide to business succession  

  • Assessing and Managing Biopharmaceuticals: A Market Worth 4bn Euros

    Results from three years of research by CeSBIO, the Center for Study and Research on Healthcare Biotechnologies and the Biotech Sector: a joint CERGAS Bocconi and Universita' del Piemonte Orientale project, in collaboration with ASSOBIOTEC, the National Association for the Development of Biotechnologies, a part of FEDERCHIMICA  

  • Milan Looks to London: Benefits of 200 Mln Euro from Paying Transport Services Contactless

    A study by Bocconi's CERTET in collaboration with MasterCard estimates the benefits in ten years for transport companies, passengers and the community. A pilot project on the Malpensa Express train would increase passengers by 32%  

  • Deutsche Bank and Bocconi: A Chair to Study the Economic Effects of Demographic Trends

    The Bank renews and deepens the strategic partnership with the University by establishing an endowed chair held by Carlo Favero. The two institutions have collaborated since 1997  

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  • To be defined
    Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

    Johannes Horner (Yale University)

    3-E4-SR03

  • Semplici tracce? Tecniche di rilevazione e prospettive di impiego della prova scientifica
    Seminars in Legal Theory and Philosophy - Fall 2016

    Giampietro Lago, Comandante RIS di Parma

    Seminar room 1.C4-SR01, first floor, Via Roentgen 1

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    Statistics

    Eugenio Regazzini (Università degli Studi di Pavia)

    3-E4-SR03

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    Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

    Sven Rady (University of Bonn)

    3-E4-SR03