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The Figures of Coronavirus Aggressiveness in Lombardy

The Figures of Coronavirus Aggressiveness in Lombardy

by Fabio Todesco

A study by the Region, coauthored by Alessia Melegaro, lays the foundations for an accurate modeling of the diffusion of COVID19  

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Understanding Tourism Through Models

Understanding Tourism Through Models

by Rodolfo Baggio and Jacopo A. Baggio

Dondena's Fellow Rodolfo Baggio has published a book on the use of modelling and simulation for tourism and hospitality. Enjoy an excerpt  

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Two More ERC Grants to Bocconi

Two More ERC Grants to Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

Salvatore Nunnari and Anne Marie Jeannet have obtained two ERC Starting Grants from the European Research Council for research projects about the success of populist parties in Europe and the political consequences of deindustrialization  

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No Jab, No School Policy: An effective Way to Contain Measles in Western Countries

No Jab, No School Policy: An effective Way to Contain Measles in Western Countries

by Ezio Renda

An analysis by Alessia Melegaro and colleagues concludes that routine vaccination programs are not enough to preserve herd immunity in Australia, Ireland, Italy, the UK, and the US. In Italy, even the mandatory jab at school entry would not be sufficient  

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Without Bold Fiscal Choices, only Catastrophes Make the World Less Unequal

Without Bold Fiscal Choices, only Catastrophes Make the World Less Unequal

by Ezio Renda

A ERCfunded study of inequality in Europe since the Middle Ages shows a trend towards an increasingly unequal distribution of wealth, that only the Black Death and wars have been able to reverse in absence of redistributive fiscal policies  

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When a Child Is Born, Fathers' Life Satisfaction Improves More than Mothers'

When a Child Is Born, Fathers' Life Satisfaction Improves More than Mothers'

by Fabio Todesco

A study by Nicoletta Balbo finds that the happiness effect of a newborn is stronger for men than women and depends on a family's gender role attitudes and preferences towards work and family  

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Measles Vaccine: Some Developed Countries Should Target Adolescents and Adults

Measles Vaccine: Some Developed Countries Should Target Adolescents and Adults

by Fabio Todesco

According to a new study by Bocconi University and Bruno Kessler Foundation, in many high income, low fertility countries at least 50% of unprotected individuals are aged over 15 years. The study covers nine countries: Australia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, the UK, the US  

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  • Economics Research, Bocconi in the European Top 5

    In the Tilburg University ranking of the best universities for scientific performance in economics research, Bocconi is 4th in Europe, 1st in continental Europe, and 18th in the world  

  • Lockdown Measures Are Not the Only Things Keeping Us at Home

    Two Bocconi MSc students, in a team with two Oxford PhD students, had their paper published in two prestigious outlets. Observing mobility data from mobile devices, they found that people in the US often distanced themselves before official measures were imposed in counties with high education, high trust in science and high income  

  • 15 Legal Principles to Face the COVID19 Crisis

    Pietro Sirena is among the authors of the principles drafted by the European Law Institute  

  • Back to Values to Overcome the Crisis

    A Bocconi team led by Veronica Vecchi curated the Transformation Map on Values published by the World Economic Forum in their Strategic Intelligence online section  

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  • Imperfect Macroeconomic Expectations: Evidence and Theory
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    Marios Angeletos (MIT) Paper

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  • The Commission's proposals for the Multiannual Financial Framework and the Recovery Instrument
    The EU Response to the Covid Crisis

    Chair Eleanor Spaventa, Bocconi University Speakers Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University; Catherine De Vries, Bocconi University; Guido Tabellini, Bocconi University To register, please contact fulvia.ristuccia@unibocconi.it

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    Emil Verner, MIT   Register for the webinar by clicking on this link

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    Political Economy Seminar (Joint with the Department of Economics)

    Leopoldo Fergusson, Universidad de los Andes

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