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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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    The third edition of the research and experimentation forum on the fundamental concepts of modern science, in collaboration with the Accademia di Studi Italo Tedeschi and the contribution of the Cariplo and Suedtiroler Sparkasse Foundations  

  • Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science: Fundamental Science at Bocconi

    In a Rai Tre broadcast, Riccardo Zecchina, a physicist who teaches Computer Science, recounts his day as a researcher and illustrates the University's growing interest in data science and artificial intelligence  

  • Milan and Bocconi, the Right Combination for AREUEA 2019

    The University will host the annual conference of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association from 24 to 26 June  

  • Bocconi at the Center of the Debate on Decision Analysis

    The Advances in Decision Analysis Conference, from 19 to 21 June, includes sessions on decisions for environmental issues and on crowd forecasting  

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