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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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  • Emotions Power Public Administration

    Research by Turrini, Cristofoli, and Valotti finds a shared feature in the realization of COVID hospitals in Milan, New York, and Wuhan  

  • Fiscal Expansion: Spend as if You Have to Pay It Back

    Bocconi students on the seminars organized by IGIER. In the latest article of the series, Sviatoslav Tiupin reports on the work of Olivier Blanchard and John Cochrane  

  • Taxing Debt to Curb Irrationality Without Reducing Economic Growth

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the fifth article of the series, Daniele Goffi reports on the work of Ivan Werning, MIT  

  • Piketty's Road Map Towards Equality

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the fourth article of the series, Gael Blanchard reports on the latest book by Thomas Piketty and his work on growth and inequality  

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  • The Department of Finance will be interviewing and holding seminars with selected candidates on the following dates:   January 12th January 14th January 15th January 18th January 22nd January 25th January 27th February 1st February 3rd   Selected candidates will be contacted individually via e-mail. If you would like to follow the candidate's seminar you can contact the department administration office at dip.fin@unibocconi.it

  • Flexible Wages, Bargaining, and the Gender Gap

    Barbara Biasi (Yale)

    Webinar

  • Ricerca/Ricerche: L'impresa preindustriale

    A.Colli (Università Bocconi), P.Lanaro (Università Cà Foscari), M.Doria (Università degli Studi di Genova e ASSI), M.Agostini (Università Cà Foscari), G.Favero (Università Cà Foscari), R.Cella (Università di Verona), I.Cecchini (Ist.Storia Europa Mediterranea,CNR,Roma), A.Caracausi (Università di Padova), L.Mocarelli (Università Bicocca), E.Demo (Università di Verona), G.Ongaro (Università Bicocca), F.Ammannuti (Università Bocconi), P.Pierucci (Università di Chieti Pescara), R.Rossi (Università di Salerno), V.Fava (Università Cà Foscari), M.Aymard (Ehess Parigi)

    Webinar joint with ASSI

  • A model of justification

    Sarah Ridout (Harvard University)

    Webinar