Two Nobel Laureates Celebrate LEAP at Bocconi

Two Nobel Laureates Celebrate LEAP at Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo will speak at the conference of the Laboratory for Effective Anti poverty Policies, supported by the Romeo and Enrica Invernizzi Foundation  

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Self Confirming Equilibrium: We Can Only Learn from the Consequences of Our Decisions

Self Confirming Equilibrium: We Can Only Learn from the Consequences of Our Decisions

by Sirio Legramanti

Together with Nobel laureate Thomas Sargent, Bocconi professors Pierpaolo Battigalli, Simone Cerreia Vioglio, Fabio Maccheroni, and Massimo Marinacci investigate the game theory concept of self confirming equilibrium and its policymaking implications

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Digital Traces Disclosing Domestic Violence

Digital Traces Disclosing Domestic Violence

by Fabio Todesco

Google searches proved to be an effective tool to predict a surge in calls to domestic violence helplines in Italy at any time and a good predictor of calls to emergency numbers in time of crisis, according to new research by Selin Koksal and colleagues

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Pride: STEM Disciplines Fight Algorithmic Bias

Pride: STEM Disciplines Fight Algorithmic Bias

by Fabio Todesco

Expert knowledge is needed to build mathematical models of discrimination in artificial intelligence systems in order to detect it, and identify possible solutions. A workshop at the University on June 27

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Is Cutting Pensions a False Economy?

Is Cutting Pensions a False Economy?

by Ezio Renda

A new project by David Stuckler financed by the European Research Council will generate new evidence on the human costs of austerity measures in Italy and other European countries

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The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

by Andrea Costa

Receiving thanks on the job can demonstrably boost people's wellbeing in the workplace and in family life, a paper by Remus Ilies focusing on medical professionals during the pandemic finds

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Never on Friday! When Soft Information Spoils Loan Quality

Never on Friday! When Soft Information Spoils Loan Quality

by Giulia Sargiacomo

Regina Wittemberg Moerman, Visiting Professor at Bocconi Department of Accounting, defines accounting as the study of how managers convey information from company to outsiders in the most efficient way

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How Inventor Parents Perpetuate Gender Inequality

How Inventor Parents Perpetuate Gender Inequality

by Andrea Costa

Having an inventor parent multiplies by a factor of 13 a girl's chances of becoming an inventor, but when a firstborn girl gets a younger brother, this advantage is completely swept away, a study by Myriam Mariani finds

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At Bocconi, with ARCS, the 14th Annual Research Conference on Corporate Sustainability

At Bocconi, with ARCS, the 14th Annual Research Conference on Corporate Sustainability

by Weiwei Chen

From 5 to 8 June, over 100 scholars from all over the world will gather in Milan to discuss social and environmental dimensions of sustainable business

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News

  • How to Protect User Rights Against an Algorithm

    The right to know the motivation of a decision made by artificial intelligence is difficult to enforce. Europe therefore aims to strengthen the stance of users through procedural obligations on platforms, explains Oreste Pollicino  

  • The Changing Customer Journey

    Privacy rules, automated algorithms, and increasing opportunities for companies to track users both online and offline have a major impact on an already complex marketing ecosystem, Sara Valentini explains  

  • Machines Get It Wrong: How to Avoid that Woman and Gay Are Mistaken as Bad Words

    Systems to automatically detect online hate can classify terms used to identify victims of homophobic or misogynistic attacks, such as gay or woman, as offensive. A new tool succeeds in mitigating the problem  

  • How to Make Language Technologies More Inclusive

    Dirk Hovy suggests a fairer way for automatic translation systems to deal with modern pronouns and advocates technologies that adapt to the users, instead of the opposite  

  • When Machines Learn Prejudices

    When called upon to complete neutral sentences, popular language models most often use hurtful words if the subject is a woman rather than a man, and even more so if the subject is LGBTQIA+  

  • How Owners Shape Corporate Strategies

    Bocconi and University of St. Gallen jointly organize a conference on the role of owners in the digital world, today and tomorrow  

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    ERIN LYN MCDONNELL

    Room 3b3sr01 - Roentgen 1

  • Seminar by Felix Liebrich

    FELIX LIEBRICH - Leibniz Universit├Ąt Hannover

    Room 3-E4-SR03 (Rontgen) / Zoom