Why We Prize Authenticity, but Buy Something Else

Why We Prize Authenticity, but Buy Something Else

by Fabio Todesco

A paper by Ordanini, Nunes and Valsesia shows that being lauded is not the same as being liked, for products and movies alike. And marketers should take it into account  

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The Press Matters. How the British Media Affects People's Perception of Immigrants

The Press Matters. How the British Media Affects People's Perception of Immigrants

by Fabio Todesco

An experiment conducted by Bocconi's Anne Marie Jeannet and a colleague proves that even subtle differences in the media's words and phrasing can influence perceptions and policy preferences

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Informing is Half the Battle. How Information Can Change Attitudes towards Immigrants

Informing is Half the Battle. How Information Can Change Attitudes towards Immigrants

by Fabio Todesco

Diego Ubfal and two colleagues show that people provided with true figures about immigration tend to reduce their hostility. Especially if they are Republicans

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When Vintage Products Help Face Existential Threats

When Vintage Products Help Face Existential Threats

by Ezio Renda

Connecting past, present and future, vintage items serve a psychological need, according to studies by Gulen Sarial Abi and colleagues. And that's the reason why they thrived during the largest economic recession in decades

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Job Rotation in the Public Sector: Why the Anticorruption Authority Deemed a SDA Bocconi Project a Best Practice

Job Rotation in the Public Sector: Why the Anticorruption Authority Deemed a SDA Bocconi Project a Best Practice

by Claudio Todesco

The guidelines used in Sesto San Giovanni to implement a new organizational model led to high engagement and no controversy and gained a citation in the 2016 AntiCorruption Plan

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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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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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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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News

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  • International Law Scholars Take Their Research Around the World

    South Africa yesterday, the US today, Japan tomorrow. Bocconi's group of International Law scholars, which includes Giorgio Sacerdoti and other faculty members, PhD candidates and former PhD students, are participating in various international events and conferences  

  • Health, Circular Economy and Environment. Bocconi at MeetmeTonight

    Friday and Saturday the Milanese universities meet the citizens, disseminating their research, at Via Palestro Gardens and the Museum of Science and Technology  

  • Bankruptcy Act vs Chapter 11: The US Wins in Corporate Restructuring

    The Italian process is longer, more expensive and leads to a lower rate of debt collection, according to an analysis by the SDA Bocconi Research Division, coordinated by Maurizio Dallocchio  

  • PhD Day. Introducing the School of International Interchange

    Five doctoral programs for a School which also opens doors outside of academia and which offers to its graduates the opportunity to embark on a career abroad. The School will introduce itself during PhD Day, on 21 September  

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  • Organizations with Power-hungry Agents
    Applied Micro

    Wouter Dessein (Columbia Business School)

    5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

  • t.b.a.
    Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics (joint with Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy)

    Gilat Levy (The London School of Economics and Political Science)

    3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

  • Correlation Capacity, Ambiguity and Group Shifts
    Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

    Gilat Levy (London School of Economics)

    3-E4-SR03

  • Is the blood relationship everything? The Case of Family Dynasties in the Nordic Business World
    Seminar Series

    Hans Sjogren, Linkoping University

    Room 3.b3.sr01 - Via Roentgen, 1