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Morning Knowledge /14. Accounts

Morning Knowledge /14. Accounts

by Fabio Todesco

Even responsible companies try to divert attention from their weaknesses, Ariela Caglio says. But we shouldn't throw out the baby (Integrated Reporting) with the bathwater  

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Morning Knowledge /13. Well Being

Morning Knowledge /13. Well Being

by Fabio Todesco

The effect on happiness of a newborn is stronger for men than women and depends on a family's gender role attitudes and preferences towards work and family, Nicoletta Balbo explains  

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Morning Knowledge /12. Development

Morning Knowledge /12. Development

by Fabio Todesco

A simple change in the terms of cropsharing contracts in developing countries could boost agricultural productivity by 60%, Selim Gulesci explains  

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Morning Knowledge /10. Mafia

Morning Knowledge /10. Mafia

by Fabio Todesco

Giulia Cappellaro and Amelia Compagni shed light on the strategies used by the Mafia to shy from public scrutiny, alerting us on how to recognize such strategies  

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Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

by Fabio Todesco

Institutional investors boost a company's environmental and social performance, a new study finds. Especially if they are European  

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Morning Knowledge /8. Networks

Morning Knowledge /8. Networks

by Fabio Todesco

If you want to become global, first build strong local ties, says Fernando Vega Redondo. Trust throughout your relationships is, in fact, the material that makes your wings strong enough to fly far away  

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Morning Knowledge /7. Productivity

Morning Knowledge /7. Productivity

by Fabio Todesco

Gianmarco Ottaviano says that resource misallocation is at the root of Italian sluggish productivity and explains why the reallocation of resources inside and not between industries or geographical areas is the best solution  

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Morning Knowledge /6. Corporate Reports

Morning Knowledge /6. Corporate Reports

by Fabio Todesco

You could think listed companies' financial reports to be more reliable than those of private companies. Antonio Marra invites you to think again. Which incentives do you think listed companies have to misreport earnings?  

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Morning Knowledge /5. Language

Morning Knowledge /5. Language

by Fabio Todesco

Using a machine learning technique, Dirk Hovy captures dialectal variations in our online language. Do dialects still play a role in the construction of our identity?  

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News

  • Marie Curie Funding to GREEN Activities

    Two young scholars will join the research center thanks to the European program aimed at helping researchers gain experience in different working environments while developing transferable skills  

  • Technology is Still a Boy Game: Italy is 25th out of 28 for Digital Gender Equality

    A study by Bocconi and Plan International Italia with the support of UniCredit Foundation photographs the digital gender divide in Italy  

  • Education and Innovation, a Glimpse of Hope for Africa

    Bocconi students on the seminars organized by IGIER. In the latest article of the series, Federico Scabbia reports on the work of Leonard Wantchekon and Nick Hughes  

  • Europe, Don't Give up!

    It is important for the EU to avoid relaxing its policies on competition, according to Chiara Fumagalli  

  • Helicopter Money in XVII Century Venice

    When a pandemic recession strikes, a mix of politics, excess of debt and helicopter money can occur. It was the case in the Republic of Venice, during the 1630 plague. Donato Masciandaro draws some lessons from La Serenissima  

  • Bocconi Is a Scientific Partner of B20

    Three faculty members are taking part in the dialogue forum with the business community organized by Confindustria to develop concrete actionable policy recommendations to the G20  

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  • Recovery Fund e Azioni per il Lavoro
    Labour Law

    Welcome address Marco Ventoruzzo, Università Bocconi Introduction and Chair Maurizio Del Conte, Bocconi University Guest Speakers Tito Boeri, Bocconi University Elsa Maria Fornero, Università degli Studi di Torino Marco Leonardi, Università degli Studi di Milano   Online registration required 

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  • International Oversight of Fiscal Discipline
    Political Economy Seminar - Joint with the Ettore Bocconi Department of Economics

    Fabio Franchino, Università degli Studi di Milano

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  • International Oversight of Fiscal Discipline
    Political Economy - Joint with the Department of Social and Political Sciences

    Fabio Franchino (University of Milan) Abstract

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  • From Blackwell Dominance in Large Samples to Renyi Divergences and Back Again
    Theory and Experiments Series

    Omer Tamuz, California Institute of Technology

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