Free Trade Agreements Can Affect Your Health. Ask the Canadians

Free Trade Agreements Can Affect Your Health. Ask the Canadians

by Fabio Todesco

Eliminating tariffs on US imports of highfructose corn syrup is linked to rising caloric intake and obesity of Canadians, according to new research by David Stuckler and colleagues

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Sovereign Wealth Funds Go Hunting for Unicorns

Sovereign Wealth Funds Go Hunting for Unicorns

by Fabio Todesco

In 2016 an abrupt switch from safe assets to high tech investments has been recorded in the 39.9 bln dollars industry, according to the SIL Report presented today, as investment value hits a ten year low

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How Difficult It Is to Control Abuses of the State Secrets Privilege
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How Difficult It Is to Control Abuses of the State Secrets Privilege

by Fabio Todesco

The American Journal of Comparative Law has accepted a paper by Arianna Vedaschi, which highlights that control mechanisms of the state secrets privilege are largely ineffective both in parliamentary and in presidential democracies

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They Like You as You Are. Why Being Yourself at Interviews Will Earn You the Job

They Like You as You Are. Why Being Yourself at Interviews Will Earn You the Job

by Claudio Todesco

New research by Bocconi's Celia Moore and coauthors from UCL, The Hong Kong Polytechnic and LBS shows that good candidates that accurately represent themselves are perceived as more authentic and their chances to receive a job offer increase up to fivefold

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The Queen Bee Effect: Female Managers Are Good for Innovation, Less So for Female Employees

The Queen Bee Effect: Female Managers Are Good for Innovation, Less So for Female Employees

by Fabio Todesco

Nicolai Foss and a colleague observe that gender diversity in the top management team is positive for the firm's entrepreneurial outcomes, but with conditions: a certain threshold must be reached and the positive effect is weaker when female employees are numerous

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If Gyro Gearloose Were a Woman

If Gyro Gearloose Were a Woman

by Fabio Todesco

He would earn 14% less for his inventions. That's the salary gap as compared to male inventors. Yet this difference is simply unjustifiable, as Myriam Mariani's paper demonstrates

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Companies and Hockey Teams Use Dirty Tricksters. Here's Why They Shouldn't

Companies and Hockey Teams Use Dirty Tricksters. Here's Why They Shouldn't

by Fabio Todesco

By analyzing the illicit role of the enforcer in National Hockey League teams, Moore and Stuart find that including shady characters in a firm is a bad strategy for sustainable competitive advantage and a source of vulnerability for resilient performance

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Innovation: the Conditions for Making an Open Relationship Work

Innovation: the Conditions for Making an Open Relationship Work

by Claudio Todesco

Among big and small businesses, what counts is the right balance in the division of rights and powers, explain Alfonso Gambardella and Claudio Panico

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News

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  • ScienzaNuova, a Place for Dialogue between Sciences and Philosophy

    The first edition of the interdisciplinary research and experimentation seminar will take place in Merano from July 23 to July 29, for an audience of young people involved in research and creative work  

  • Some Light on the Futures of Health

    Bocconi University has just hosted the annual conference of the European Health Management Association  

  • Bocconi to Evaluate Nature Based Solutions to Climate Change Risks in Cities

    The University is a partner of URBAN GreenUP, a European research project that kicked off this morning in Valladolid  

  • Fondazione Cariplo Funds Research on Immigrants' Networks and Their Health

    Carlo Devillanova and Alessia Melegaro are the principal investigators of a project that will introduce a sampling methodology suitable for reaching hidden populations, such as undocumented immigrants  

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  • TBA

    Peter Feldhütter, London Business School

    Via Roentgen 1, II floor, room 2 e4 sr 03

  • Rise of Neurotechnology. Defend against neurocrime(s) before it's too late
    Public law

    Introduction: Oreste Pollicino, Bocconi University; Speakers: Roberto Andorno, Università degli Studi di Firenze; Marcello Ienca, University of Basel Discussants: Elisa Bertolini, Bocconi University; Federico Gustavo Pizzetti, Università degli Studi di Milano.

    Seminar room 1.c3-01 Via Roentgen, 1

  • To be defined
    Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

    Juan Ortner (Boston University)

    Meeting room 3.e4.sr03 ' Via Roentgen, 1

  • TBA

    Vikrant Vig, London Business School

    Via Roentgen 1, II floor, room 2 e4 sr 03