The Backslide of Liberal Democracy

The Backslide of Liberal Democracy

by Gabor Scheiring

Gabor Scheiring gives a new interpretation of the rise of a populist and authoritarian leadership in Hungary. An excerpt from his new book  

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Warning: Epidemics Are Often Followed by Unrest

Warning: Epidemics Are Often Followed by Unrest

by Fabio Todesco

From the Black Death to the Spanish Flu, history teaches that social tension accumulated over an epidemic can lead to significant episodes of rebellion, according to a study by Massimo Morelli and Roberto Censolo

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Unemployment Leads to Crime. A Confirmation from Brazil

Unemployment Leads to Crime. A Confirmation from Brazil

by Fabio Todesco

An exceptionally rich database allowed a joint research team from Bocconi and University of Pernambuco in Brazil to estimate a 23% increase in the probability of criminal prosecution for those losing a job. The effect, due to liquidity constraints, applies to both economically motivated and violent crimes and spills over onto cohabiting sons

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The Mafia Infiltrates the Legal Economy and Builds Consensus in Times of Crisis

The Mafia Infiltrates the Legal Economy and Builds Consensus in Times of Crisis

by Fabio Todesco

Studying Italian provinces in the wake of the 2007 financial crisis, CLEAN Bocconi research highlights the existence of positive effects of Mafia territorial presence, thus providing an explanation for the persistence of such presence, and suggests how to overcome the issue

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The Young Perceive Higher COVID Risk than the Old. And Are More Cautious

The Young Perceive Higher COVID Risk than the Old. And Are More Cautious

by Fabio Todesco

A survey of over 1,500 Americans conducted by scholars from Bocconi, Harvard and Oxford shows that young people assess COVID mortality for their age group 10 times higher than it is; old people 10 times lower. And their behavior is consistent with such beliefs

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The Trade off Between Health Measures and Liberal Norms

The Trade off Between Health Measures and Liberal Norms

by Jennifer Clark

Catherine De Vries investigates how much we are willing to give up in order to fight the virus

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A Bocconi and Harvard Program Improved Middle School Students Performance and Wellbeing in Lockdown

A Bocconi and Harvard Program Improved Middle School Students Performance and Wellbeing in Lockdown

by Fabio Todesco

Eliana La Ferrara and Michela Carlana also raised disadvantaged pupils' aspirations, wellbeing and socioemotional skills through an online tutoring program that could be replicated on a larger scale

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How to Strike the Right Balance Between Health and the Economy

How to Strike the Right Balance Between Health and the Economy

by Jennifer Clark

Julien Sauvagnat and Basile Grassi are investigating the effect of business closures on GDP, firms' market value and COVID lethality

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News

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  • How Much Are Individual Choices Worth

    Paolo Pin highlights social mechanisms that make containment policies effective or ineffective  

  • The Importance of a Strong National Health Service

    Eduardo Missoni and a team of alumni studied how health systems dealt with the COVID emergency  

  • The Econometric Society and Bocconi World Congress: In the Name of Inclusiveness

    Last week's conference, forced to move online by the COVID pandemic, was attended by a record number of participants from all over the world  

  • Gender and Labor Market after COVID

    Paola Profeta and Alessandra Casarico, in two separate studies, suggest that women are the worst hit  

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  • Heterogeneously Perceived Incentives in Dynamic Environments: Rationalization, Robustness and Unique Selections
    Theory and Experiments

    Peio Zuazo-Garin (ICEF - HSE University)   Registration is required to attend the On Campus Brown Bag event, which is restricted to Bocconi Faculty and Students.  All other interested parties are invited to participate via Live Streaming, please contact patrizia.pellizzari@unibocconi.it to receive the link

    Seminar Room AS03, floor -2, Via Rontgen 1

  • CALLING FOR TRANSPARENCY IN EMERGING MARKETS: EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT
    Accounting Seminar Series Fall 2020

    T.J. Wong (USC Marshall)   Registration   Note that Zoom registration is required – this can be done before the seminar date by clicking on the Registration link.

    Webinar

  • Chinese Import Penetration and the Crowding-in of Mortgage Loans

    Yingdong Lin, Bocconi University Practice for Job Market

    Meeting Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Interacting User-Generated Content Technologies: How Questions & Answers Affect Consumer Reviews

    Shrabastee Banerjee, Boston University  Job Market Webinar Per informazioni contattare dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

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