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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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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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    Max Croce, Bocconi University

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