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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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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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  • Understanding the Consequences of the COVID19 Lockdown for Older People

    A large scale survey of elderly folks will explore the real effects of the lockdown in order to prepare for similar events in the future  

  • Labor Policy, the Real Trump Agenda Has Yet to Start

    The President's moves are generally anti labor and specifically anti Obama, according to Davide Zecca's analysis  

  • How Trump is Changing the Country's Legal Culture

    The US President is appointing likeminded ideologues to federal agencies and courts. His next target will be abortion, says Graziella Romeo  

  • Bocconi Always in Search of Talent on the Academic Job Market

    Seven positions are currently open at the Departments of Economics, Finance, and Accounting and more will follow  

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  • Marital Property Regimes and Investments: Evidence from Spain
    PhD JM Practice Talk - Applied Microeconomics

    Blanka Imre, Bocconi University

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  • Gender Equality

    Introduction: Paola Profeta, Bocconi University Keynote Speaker: Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University Winners of the Unicredit Foundation Best Paper Award on Gender Economics: Silvia Griselda University of Melbourne Lingwei Wu, University of Bonn Xinyu Fan, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) Conclusions: Laura Penna, UniCredit

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  • Start with the Cause: How Constructing Charity Portfolios Affects the Pain of Paying and Total Contributions Made

    Nazli Gurdamar Okutur, London Business School   Seminario Job Market  Per informazioni contattare dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

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  • Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Rebel Constituencies and Civil War Alliances

    Laila Barcells, Georgetown University

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