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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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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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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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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Do You Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Then Put Yourself in Your User's Shoes

Do You Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Then Put Yourself in Your User's Shoes

by Paola Zanella

An experiment conducted by Prandelli, Verona and Pasquini confirms the role of perspective taking, the cognitive component of empathy, in entrepreneurs' ability to identify market opportunities

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On Social Media, Your Toughest Rival Plays on Your Own Team

On Social Media, Your Toughest Rival Plays on Your Own Team

by Fabio Todesco

Studying tweets regarding female soccer players in the US, Rossi and Rubera found that rivalry among athletes spills over onto the virtual field, but with different rules: competition comes mostly from players that share the same characteristics

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What Truth Costs: Panama Papers Wiped out $230 Bln in Market Capitalization around the World

What Truth Costs: Panama Papers Wiped out $230 Bln in Market Capitalization around the World

by Fabio Todesco

The figure, calculated by Hannes Wagner and two coauthors, is larger than all fines and losses in the major data leaks and scandals involving Home Depot, Target, Volkswagen, and Enron combined, but is spread across shareholders of 1,100 companies worldwide

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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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  • Inequality, Costly Redistribution and Welfare in an Open Economy
    Applied Micro (joint with PAM)

    Pol Antràs (Harvard University) http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/antras/files/agi_latest_draft.pdf

    3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

  • R&D Volatility Drivers

    Suresh Radhakrishnan, The University of Texas at Dallas

    Accounting Department, Via Roentgen, 1 - 5th floor, Room 5-B3-SR01

  • Inequality, Costly Redistribution and Welfare in an Open Economy'
    Seminar Series - Joint with the Ettore Bocconi Department of Economics

    Pol Antras, Harvard University

    Room 3.e4.sr03 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Il consenso al trattamento dei dati personali tra nuovo regolamento europeo (GDPR) e analisi comportamentale
    Ciclo di seminari di diritto privato 2016

    Speaker: Ilaria Amelia Caggiano, Università degli Studi Suor Orsola Benincasa Discussant: Giovanni De Cristofaro, Università degli Studi di Ferrara

    Room 1.C3-SR01