Supply Chain as a Team: Good Governance in Larger Companies Makes Smaller Ones Grow Too

Supply Chain as a Team: Good Governance in Larger Companies Makes Smaller Ones Grow Too

by Andrea Costa

According to the Corporate Governance Lab's 2023 Report, if big companies improve their governance by 1 point, SMEs in the same supply chain grow by 2 more points  

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Ephemeral but Effective: We Engage More with Content We Can View Only Once

Ephemeral but Effective: We Engage More with Content We Can View Only Once

by Jenny Mao

A paper by Uri Barnea shows that marketers can communicate information more effectively by restricting consumers from viewing it again, as WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook Messenger are doing

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Board Renewal Can Benefit the Environment

Board Renewal Can Benefit the Environment

by Pietro Vacca

Hannes Wagner finds that governance mechanisms that help align the interests of investors and board members enhance the environmental performance of firms. This is true also if a woman is appointed to a previously all male board

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Why and When to Help Firms Keep Workers in a Crisis

Why and When to Help Firms Keep Workers in a Crisis

by Anna Saraiva

Short time work programs, which allow firms to avoid layoffs, are suitable for facing temporary shocks, but not permanent ones, according to a study by Giulia Giupponi

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If Caesar Had Been a Frontline Manager

If Caesar Had Been a Frontline Manager

by Fabio Todesco

The firm would not have rendered unto him the things that are Caesar's. The best frontline managers' pay only reflects 0.5% of the value they create, Arnaldo Camuffo found. CEOs and salesmen can capture up to 60%

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Foundational Fallacies: Revisiting EU Narratives to Save Europe

Foundational Fallacies: Revisiting EU Narratives to Save Europe

by Andrea Costa

Catherine De Vries takes a critical look at the watershed moment the European Union is going through and revisits four key ideas at the heart of European integration as we know it

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How Credit Platforms May Make Bank Loan Caps Ineffective

How Credit Platforms May Make Bank Loan Caps Ineffective

by Andrea Costa

A paper by Alberto Manconi and others finds that regulators can be outsmarted by speculative homebuyers. The case of the housing market in China

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People Continue to Matter, as Accounting Evolves

People Continue to Matter, as Accounting Evolves

by Giulia Sargiacomo

Annita Florou investigates the impact of auditors' university education and how stricter regulation in the EU and State ownership in China affect the auditing profession

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News

  • A New Episode of Bocconi's Podcast on Cybersecurity

    A talk about the meaning of cyberwar and what threats different world regions face  

  • The War Economy in Ukraine

    IGIER Visiting Student Daniel Nicolae Paraschiv reports on a seminar with Tymofiy Mylovanov, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Pierre Olivier Gourinchas and Tito Boeri  

  • Four Threats to European Banks in 2023

    Andrea Resti describes the various occurrences that may impair Euro area lenders' sustainability in the near future  

  • Monitor for Circular Fashion Launches Eight Pilot Tests

    In the 2022 report of the observatory by SDA Bocconi School of Management and powered by Enel X, the analysis of sustainability indicators in the textile sector is applied to eight innovative prototypes made by partner companies. From organic cotton jeans to a tshirt that can be repaired, a bag that can be recycled, and a shoe that can be sewn at home  

  • Cybersecuring a Country‚Ķ with a Podcast

    Greta Nasi hosts a series of talks about how modern states aim to protect individuals, firms and society against an invisible enemy  

  • Emotions as a Tool to Persuade People to Get Vaccinated

    Instead of overdoing confusion inducing technical details, a study by Maria Cucciniello and coauthors emphasizes the usefulness of more emotionally centered communication  

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Seminars

  • Fairness in machine learning: a study of the Demographic Parity constraint

    NICOLAS SCHREUDER - Universita' di Genova

    Seminar Room 3-e4-sr03, 3rd floor, Via Roentgen 1

  • Rouzi Song: Pollution Taxes as a Second-Best: Accounting for Multidimensional Firm Heterogeneity in Environmental Regulations

    ROUZI SONG - University of Southern California

    Webinar

  • Measurement Invariance Across Conditions: A Case Study of Material and Experiential Happiness

    DAN SCHLEY - Rotterdam School of Management

    Meeting room 4-E4-SR03, Via Roentgen, 1, 4th floor

  • The Causal Impact of Socio-Emotional Skills Training on Educational Success

    GIUSEPPE SORRENTI - University of Amsterdam

    Room 3-B3-Sr01 - Via Roentgen, 1, III floor