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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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  • Research and Policy to Tackle Climate Change

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the third article of the series, Federico Scabbia reports on the work of Solomon Hsiang, Berkeley University, Christian Gollier, Toulouse University, and Tom van Ierland, DG Climate Action  

  • Why American Deterrence May Not Work

    In a world with many well armed and unpredictable countries, tough talk from the US is riskier than ever  

  • The Immigrant Factor for Public Health: Let the Data Speak

    A study by Carlo Devillanova underlines the importance of monitoring health issues of immigrants to avoid the risks of leaving them outside the healthcare system during the pandemic  

  • A Call for Evidence in the Debate Over School Autonomy

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the second article of a series, Sahana Subramanyam reports on the work of Joshua Angrist, MIT, and Stephen Machin, LSE  

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  • Uncertainty and Information Acquisition: Evidence From Firms and Consumers

    Christopher Roth, Warwick In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it

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  • Power of Words: How Do Employee Narratives Shape Our Understanding of Managerial Incompetence?

    Amit Nigam, Class Business School

    Webinar joint with CERGAS

  • The Macroeconomics of Sticky Prices with Generalized Hazard Functions
    Macroeconomics

    Francesco Lippi (LUISS University)

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  • Self-image Bias and Lost Talent

    Pietro Veronesi, University of Chicago. In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it  

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