Firms Can Do Little to Defeat Local Protest. At Most, It Changes Target

Firms Can Do Little to Defeat Local Protest. At Most, It Changes Target

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Fabrizio Perretti and Alessandro Piazza in the Strategic Management Journal finds that when community activists reach their goals, they galvanize; when they fail, mobilization does not fade away, but spills over to other industries  

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Paolo Pinotti Awarded an ERC Grant to Study Crime

Paolo Pinotti Awarded an ERC Grant to Study Crime

by Fabio Todesco

The project, funded with euro 1.8 million, will study criminal phenomena in Italy, the Netherlands and the United States through quantitative tools and economic methodology

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Never at a LOSS Again in Understanding the Support for Conservative Political Agendas

Never at a LOSS Again in Understanding the Support for Conservative Political Agendas

by Fabio Todesco

The ERC winning project by Catherine De Vries, a new Full Professor at Bocconi's Department of Social and Political Sciences, investigates the link between economic hardship and the support for far right parties

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Invest in Private Companies, Their Accounts Are More Reliable than Public Companies'

Invest in Private Companies, Their Accounts Are More Reliable than Public Companies'

by Fabio Todesco

A new study finds that, when comparing companies with similar organizational structures, public companies' incentive to over report earnings in order to boost shortterm results outweighs market discipline

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Why Eating Chocolate Cake May Not Be a Lack of Self Control

Why Eating Chocolate Cake May Not Be a Lack of Self Control

by Ezio Renda

New research by Joachim Vosgerau and co authors challenge the view that self control equals sacrificing pleasure

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Climate Change Hurts Also Banks and Public Debt

Climate Change Hurts Also Banks and Public Debt

by Ezio Renda

A new study by Valentina Bosetti and co authors, published in Nature Climate Change, finds that 20% of the economic damage of climate change is due to the disruption of the financial system. Banking crises will be more frequent, while rescuing insolvent banks will cause an additional fiscal burden

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A Lesson from Romania for the European Budget

A Lesson from Romania for the European Budget

by Claudio Todesco

In the Eastern European country, internal disparities have favored the birth of populism, as Carlo Altomonte explains

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How the United Nations Regained Its Centrality
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How the United Nations Regained Its Centrality

by Claudio Todesco

The decisive role of the UN in the process of accession of new states explained by Roger O'Kefee

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News

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  • MINTS, a New Research Unit on Monetary Innovation

    The research unit and an observatory will be launched on Wednesday 18 December, with the conference The Future of Money, which will analyze the implications of innovation on central banks and their monetary policies  

  • OASI Report: Italy's NHS in Identity Crisis amid an Expanding Healthcare System

    According to SDA Bocconi's CERGAS scholars, there is an urgent need to redefine the mission of the National Health Service, which has reached substantial financial stability (e149 million deficit out of e119 billion expenditures, equal to 0.1%), but is growing less than privately funded services. With a study of the career hurdles women face  

  • Smaller than in Germany and France, but Italian Family Businesses Are Still in Good Health

    The AUB Observatory (AIDAF, UniCredit, Bocconi) this year compares family companies in Italy, France and Germany. The governance is more similar than expected, but only 9 Italian family businesses exceed 5 billion in turnover, compared to 34 German family businesses and 21 French  

  • Bocconi's School of Law Joins the American Society of Comparative Law

    The association, founded in 1951, publishes the prestigious American Journal of Comparative Law  

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  • Causality: A Decision Theoretic Foundation

    Pablo Schenone (Visiting professor, Caltech)

    Seminar Room 3.e4.sr03 - Via Roentgen 1

  • Mechanism Design with Limited Commitment

    Laura Doval (Assistant Professor, Caltech) 

    Seminar Room 3.e4.sr03 - Via Roentgen 1

  • Secondary School Expansion through Televised Lessons: The Labor Market Returns of the Mexican Telesecundaria

    Laia Navarro-Sola (Northwestern)

    Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04 - Via Roentgen 1

  • Robust Binary Voting

    Tangren Feng (University of Michigan) 

    To be defined