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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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Fertility is likely to decline in the wake of the Covid19 pandemic, a new study finds

Fertility is likely to decline in the wake of the Covid19 pandemic, a new study finds

by Tomaso Eridani

A new study from Bocconi University leverages historical social, economic and demographic evidence from natural events and pandemics as well as the latest techniques in demographic science to draw the conclusion that postCovid fertility will plausibly decline because of economic uncertainty and increased childcare burdens  

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Working from Home Is for the Most Skilled

Working from Home Is for the Most Skilled

by Jennifer Clark

A study by Thomas Le Barbanchon found that information, financial activities, and professional and business services, along with agriculture, are the industries with the most hours worked at home  

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Family Firms Confirmed to Be More Resilient

Family Firms Confirmed to Be More Resilient

by Emanuele Elli

During the pandemic, family business shares had a performance eight percentage points higher, according to a study by Amore, Quarato and Pelucco  

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Women and the Children of the Less Educated Are Bearing the Brunt of the COVID Crisis

Women and the Children of the Less Educated Are Bearing the Brunt of the COVID Crisis

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Paola Profeta finds that the lockdown and the social distancing measures translated into an additional burden for women in terms of housework. Only the most educated families devote time to their children's homework in times of homeschooling  

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COVID 19: Women Are Willing to Respect the Rules and Pay More for Testing

COVID 19: Women Are Willing to Respect the Rules and Pay More for Testing

by Tomaso Eridani

A Bocconi and UCL survey shows that Italian women have a stronger perception of covid risk, are willing to pay more for serological tests and swabs, and are more inclined to comply with safety measures  

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Less than Half the Jobs Are Safe in Case of Outbreak

Less than Half the Jobs Are Safe in Case of Outbreak

by Fabio Todesco

Tito Boeri and colleagues calculated the share of people that could safely work in absence of personal protection equipment  

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News

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  • Predicting Behavior in a Pandemic

    Jerome Adda is investigating a key element in implementing policies that minimize the infection  

  • At Bocconi, with the Econometric Society, the Largest Ever Online Congress of Economists

    From 17 to 21 August, 2,500 participants will discuss all the current topics in economics, with 1,300 scientific presentations and speeches by Nobel Laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee  

  • Measuring European Attitudes on Complying With Health Policies

    Bocconi, with CERSAS and COVID Crisis Lab, is part of a project launched by the Hamburg Center for Health Economics  

  • Long Term Effects of Government Response to COVID

    Oreste Pollicino supervises a research project comparing 60 countries  

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  • Brown Bag Seminar with Elica Krasteva

    Elica Krasteva (Università Bocconi)  

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  • Accounting Department Seminar with A.Huang

      Allen Huang (HKUST)   Registration   Note that Zoom registration is required – this can be done before the seminar date by clicking on the Registration link.  

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  • When the Markets Get CO.VI.D.: COntagion, VIruses, and Information Diffusion

    Max Croce, Bocconi University

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  • Accounting Department Seminar with T.J. Wong

    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.

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