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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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The Economic Cost of Social Distancing

The Economic Cost of Social Distancing

by Fabio Todesco

Two Bocconi Professors estimate that French GDP could decrease by 5.6% due to the measures against COVID. The same measures would cost 6.6% of the GDP in Italy, 5.7% in Germany, 5.5% in the United Kingdom and 6.7% in Spain  

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Morning Knowledge /12. Development

Morning Knowledge /12. Development

by Fabio Todesco

A simple change in the terms of cropsharing contracts in developing countries could boost agricultural productivity by 60%, Selim Gulesci explains  

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Morning Knowledge /7. Productivity

Morning Knowledge /7. Productivity

by Fabio Todesco

Gianmarco Ottaviano says that resource misallocation is at the root of Italian sluggish productivity and explains why the reallocation of resources inside and not between industries or geographical areas is the best solution  

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Economic Analysis Can Help Fight Viruses

Economic Analysis Can Help Fight Viruses

by Fabio Todesco

A 2016 study by Jerome Adda highlights the connection between the business cycle and the spread of viruses, showing that restricting transportation is an effective measure to halt the spread of infective diseases  

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  • COVID: The Multifaceted Truth in the Case of Lombardy

    A strand of research by Alessia Melegaro aims to reconstruct the early stages of the epidemic and the reasons why it hit the region so hard  

  • Quantum Physics and Statistical Physics for Machine Learning Meet at Bocconi

    In the early days of next week the University will virtually host 300 participants of the ELLIS Workshop on Quantum and Physics Based Machine Learning  

  • Two Generations of Bayesian Statisticians Meet at BayesLab Webinars

    The Bocconi research unit on Bayesian statistics will host an online seminar series in which outstanding young researchers will have the opportunity to present their work and get feedback from toplevel senior scholars  

  • Why Sustainability Leaders Need an Ocean Disclosure Index

    One company in four are aware of their pressure on oceans and active in its mitigation, but they lack a reporting standard focused on ocean related issues. SDA Bocconi participated in the One Ocean Foundation study presented yesterday at the United Nations World Oceans Day  

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  • Il regolamento europeo sui prospetti informativi
    Business law

    Welcome Address Piergaetano Marchetti, Università Bocconi   Coordinator Giovanni Strampelli, Università Bocconi   Introduction Guido Ferrarini, Università di Genova   Speakers Danny Busch, Radboud University, Nijmegen;   Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano;   Paolo Giudici, Libera Università di Bolzano;   Michele Siri, Università di Genova   Conclusions Marco Ventoruzzo, Università Bocconi

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  • Oh, What an UnTangled Web We Weave: The Abnormal Structure of Illegal Digital Marketplace Communities

    JOHN HULLAND, University of Georgia

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  • Improving Cancer Outreach Effectiveness through Targeting and Economic Assessments: Insights from a Randomized Field Experiment

    YIXING CHEN, University of Notre Dame

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