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Preference for Remaining Is Key to Successful Immigration

Preference for Remaining Is Key to Successful Immigration

by Sahana Subramanyam

Jerome Adda and Simon Goerlach observe that immigrants who plan to stay in the host country develop social contacts and other skills that allow them to earn more. They also make a larger contribution to public coffers  

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Working While in School Has Long Lasting Effects on Your Human Capital

Working While in School Has Long Lasting Effects on Your Human Capital

by Fabio Todesco

Three scholars analyze the effects of a well designed Uruguayan work school program: higher earnings and higher likelihood to be employed two years after the experience, and no sign of declining school attendance or lower grades  

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The Cost of Commuting Is Paid by Women

The Cost of Commuting Is Paid by Women

by Andrea Costa

Being less willing to commute, women can miss good job opportunities. Thomas Le Barbanchon closes the Think Diverse podcast series  

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The Corruption Gender Gap: Female Officials Fall into Temptation Less Often

The Corruption Gender Gap: Female Officials Fall into Temptation Less Often

by Pedro Adami Oliboni

Francesco Decarolis and Paolo Pinotti find that women bureaucrats are 22% less likely to be investigated in Italy and 81% less likely to be arrested in China. A defensive, risk averse attitude may be the explanation  

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Culture over Economy. How Political Conflict Is Changing in the US

Culture over Economy. How Political Conflict Is Changing in the US

by Sahana Subramanyam

People's social identity can switch when different issues gain salience and create new forms of polarization, according to a model by Nicola Gennaioli, Guido Tabellini, and Giampaolo Bonomi supported by empirical observations  

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Shedding Light on the Road to Universal Education

Shedding Light on the Road to Universal Education

by Fabio Todesco

Mara Squicciarini obtained an ERC Starting Grant for a quantitative history project focusing on France from the 1789 French Revolution to the 1900s  

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How to Regulate the Introduction of Vaccines and Other Innovative Products

How to Regulate the Introduction of Vaccines and Other Innovative Products

by Fabio Todesco

The optimal mix of regulatory tools depends on the externalities of a new product, a model developed by Marco Ottaviani states. When it comes to COVID drugs and vaccines, approval should be fast and liability claims limited  

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News

  • How COVID Has Changed the Way We Live and Work

    At the end of its first year of activity, Bocconi's SUR Lab publishes a position paper on the new living and working models emerging from the pandemic  

  • How to Predict a 5 Star Review

    Wordify, an online tool developed by Bocconi Data and Marketing Insights Research Unit, helps discover relations between the words used in texts, like online reviews, and their labels, like ratings  

  • Four Shades of Deglobalization

    In a technical note in the HBS Case Collection, Valeria Giacomin and Geoffrey Jones outline the different scenarios that could lead to the end, or redefinition, of globalization  

  • Getting Rid of Zombies: How to Improve the Accounts of Italian Companies

    260 billion Euros of public support have saved the system from collapse in the pandemic period, but now we must govern the phasing out, according to a study by Bocconi's Equita Lab in Capital Markets  

  • Including Migrants in the Vaccination Plan

    According to a paper by some researcher of Bocconi, in Europe, inclusion models for the vaccination plan are possible and essential  

  • A Good Corporate Governance Pays Off

    The 771 companies that have improved their top management structure perform better and risk less when investing abroad, according to the SDA Bocconi Corporate Governance Lab  

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  • Attila Lindner: Firm Heterogeneity and the Impact of Payroll Taxes
    Development Labor Political Economy

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  • A platform for change? The impact of core component innovations in a platform-based ecosystem on complementor actions
    A platform for change? The impact of core component innovations in a platform-based ecosystem on complementor actions

    RAM RANGANATHAN - UT Austin

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  • Ron Shalev (University of Toronto): What's in Investors' Information Set?


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  • Public Banking in Southern Italy. Old and New Challenges in the 19th century
    Ciclo Webinar Percorsi e Approdi

    MARIA STELLA CHIARUTTINI - Università di Vienna
    VITTORIA FERRANDINO - Università degli Studi del Sannio Benevento

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