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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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The Consequences of Uncertainty on Families

The Consequences of Uncertainty on Families

by Claudio Todesco

The doubts on one's work future are a brake on births and thus limit the creation of new human capital, according to a research by Letizia Mencarini  

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Bocconi Obtains Three Grants from the European Research Council for a Total of 5 Mln Euro

Bocconi Obtains Three Grants from the European Research Council for a Total of 5 Mln Euro

by Fabio Todesco

Among the Bocconians that have obtained the funding, a Norwegian researcher and an Italian who came back from the US two years ago. Eliana La Ferrara, Dean for Research: And so we've become competitive  

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News

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  • OASI Report: Italy's NHS in Identity Crisis amid an Expanding Healthcare System

    According to SDA Bocconi's CERGAS scholars, there is an urgent need to redefine the mission of the National Health Service, which has reached substantial financial stability (e149 million deficit out of e119 billion expenditures, equal to 0.1%), but is growing less than privately funded services. With a study of the career hurdles women face  

  • Smaller than in Germany and France, but Italian Family Businesses Are Still in Good Health

    The AUB Observatory (AIDAF, UniCredit, Bocconi) this year compares family companies in Italy, France and Germany. The governance is more similar than expected, but only 9 Italian family businesses exceed 5 billion in turnover, compared to 34 German family businesses and 21 French  

  • Bocconi's School of Law Joins the American Society of Comparative Law

    The association, founded in 1951, publishes the prestigious American Journal of Comparative Law  

  • Saving the Oceans from the Land: The Role of Businesses

    Two thirds of Mediterranean businesses are unaware of their impact on marine sustainability or are inactive in mitigation. But there is hope, thanks to the 34% of companies defined as sustainability leaders, according to a Report for the One Ocean Foundation by researchers from SDA Bocconi, McKinsey, and CSIC  

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  • Household Labor Search, Spousal Insurance, and Health Care Reform
    Applied Microeconomics

    Andrew Shephard (University of Pennsylvania) Paper

    Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04 - Via Roentgen 1

  • Competere sui mercati internazionali. Dall'economia mondo alla globalizzazione
    in collaborazione con ASSI

    Andrea Colli

    TBD

  • Competition and Incentives in Mortgage Market: The Role of Brokers

    Claudia Robles-Garcia, Stanford

    Meeting Room 2.e4.sr03 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Brown Bag with Davide Cianciaruso, HEC Paris

    Davide Cianciaruso, HEC Paris

    Accounting Department, Room 5-b3-sr01, 5th floor, Roentgen building