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A Bocconi and Harvard Program Improved Middle School Students Performance and Wellbeing in Lockdown

A Bocconi and Harvard Program Improved Middle School Students Performance and Wellbeing in Lockdown

by Fabio Todesco

Eliana La Ferrara and Michela Carlana also raised disadvantaged pupils' aspirations, wellbeing and socioemotional skills through an online tutoring program that could be replicated on a larger scale  

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How to Strike the Right Balance Between Health and the Economy

How to Strike the Right Balance Between Health and the Economy

by Jennifer Clark

Julien Sauvagnat and Basile Grassi are investigating the effect of business closures on GDP, firms' market value and COVID lethality  

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Working from Home Is for the Most Skilled

Working from Home Is for the Most Skilled

by Jennifer Clark

A study by Thomas Le Barbanchon found that information, financial activities, and professional and business services, along with agriculture, are the industries with the most hours worked at home  

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COVID 19: Women Are Willing to Respect the Rules and Pay More for Testing

COVID 19: Women Are Willing to Respect the Rules and Pay More for Testing

by Tomaso Eridani

A Bocconi and UCL survey shows that Italian women have a stronger perception of covid risk, are willing to pay more for serological tests and swabs, and are more inclined to comply with safety measures  

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Less than Half the Jobs Are Safe in Case of Outbreak

Less than Half the Jobs Are Safe in Case of Outbreak

by Fabio Todesco

Tito Boeri and colleagues calculated the share of people that could safely work in absence of personal protection equipment  

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Research Integrity: Why We Should Trust Registered Clinical Trials

Research Integrity: Why We Should Trust Registered Clinical Trials

by Fabio Todesco

New research finds reassuring evidence about the integrity of clinical trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov, with some concerns only regarding small pharma companies  

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Why the Helicopter Money Idea Is Destined to Fly Away

Why the Helicopter Money Idea Is Destined to Fly Away

by Fabio Todesco

Donato Masciandaro shows that an optimal helicopter money policy would be possible, but its distributional effects make it unlikely to happen in Europe. And the recent judgement of the German Constitutional Court makes it even less likely, the author comments  

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  • How Much Are Individual Choices Worth

    Paolo Pin highlights social mechanisms that make containment policies effective or ineffective  

  • The Importance of a Strong National Health Service

    Eduardo Missoni and a team of alumni studied how health systems dealt with the COVID emergency  

  • The Econometric Society and Bocconi World Congress: In the Name of Inclusiveness

    Last week's conference, forced to move online by the COVID pandemic, was attended by a record number of participants from all over the world  

  • Gender and Labor Market after COVID

    Paola Profeta and Alessandra Casarico, in two separate studies, suggest that women are the worst hit  

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  • Heterogeneously Perceived Incentives in Dynamic Environments: Rationalization, Robustness and Unique Selections
    Theory and Experiments

    Peio Zuazo-Garin (ICEF - HSE University)   Registration is required to attend the On Campus Brown Bag event, which is restricted to Bocconi Faculty and Students.  All other interested parties are invited to participate via Live Streaming, please contact patrizia.pellizzari@unibocconi.it to receive the link

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  • CALLING FOR TRANSPARENCY IN EMERGING MARKETS: EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT
    Accounting Seminar Series Fall 2020

    T.J. Wong (USC Marshall)   Registration   Note that Zoom registration is required – this can be done before the seminar date by clicking on the Registration link.

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  • Chinese Import Penetration and the Crowding-in of Mortgage Loans

    Yingdong Lin, Bocconi University Practice for Job Market

    Meeting Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Interacting User-Generated Content Technologies: How Questions & Answers Affect Consumer Reviews

    Shrabastee Banerjee, Boston University  Job Market Webinar Per informazioni contattare dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

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