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How Machine Learning Uses Electoral Campaigns to Understand MPs' Language

How Machine Learning Uses Electoral Campaigns to Understand MPs' Language

by Umberto Platini

Massimo Morelli and colleagues have developed a method to analyze parliamentary speeches based on previously coded text from past elections  

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EEA ESEM 2022, Economists Meet Again

EEA ESEM 2022, Economists Meet Again

by Fabio Todesco

Held at Bocconi on 22/26 August, EEA ESEM 2022 will be the first major international congress back in attendance, with a focus on participation by younger academics  

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New Skills Are the High Road to Higher Salaries

New Skills Are the High Road to Higher Salaries

by Anna Saraiva

An analysis by Jerome Adda shows that routine manual skills increase productivity and earnings in early career stages, while structured training and cognitive abstract skills have long term effects  

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Research That Leaves a Mark: Hiring Credits and Rights in the Internet Age

Research That Leaves a Mark: Hiring Credits and Rights in the Internet Age

by Andrea Costa

Thomas Le Barbanchon wins the Impact Award, Oreste Pollicino the Legal Studies Award  

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Two Nobel Laureates Celebrate LEAP at Bocconi

Two Nobel Laureates Celebrate LEAP at Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo will speak at the conference of the Laboratory for Effective Anti poverty Policies, supported by the Romeo and Enrica Invernizzi Foundation  

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Alberto Alesina, the Scientist Who Ensured Long Life to Economics

Alberto Alesina, the Scientist Who Ensured Long Life to Economics

by Fabio Todesco

On 24 and 25 May, Bocconi will celebrate the work of one of its best known alumni. He wanted to extend the frontiers of economics to the sphere of history and sociology, and ended up opening the new field of political economy  

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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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News

  • Ukraine War: The Price of Making More Countries Join Sanctions

    Kerim Can Kavakli sheds some light on how sanctions coalitions are built and how targets try to skirt them  

  • Why Family Businesses Are More Resilient

    Certain features of entrepreneurial families amplify the ability of top management teams to absorb and recover from shocks, according to an analysis by Bocconi, Unicredit and AIDAF  

  • A Map of Investment Attractiveness in Agribusiness Infrastructure

    A study by Stefano Gatti, chair of Antin Infrastructure Partners in Infrastructure Financing, charts longterm trends and compares various applications in an increasingly important sector  

  • Ukraine: Corporate Decisions in Wartime

    Andrea Colli prepared a reading, based on databases and scholarly literature, with three suggestions for companies whose operations are affected by conflicts  

  • War in Ukraine: Risk of Famine at Highest Point in Decades

    An analysis by Guido Alfani and Cormac O Grada examines the causes of past food shortages, with implications of great relevance for today  

  • A Software to Help New Local Energy Communities Emerge

    GREEN's Edoardo Croci and Annamaria Bagaini collaborate on a project that will help bring Europe closer to energy independence through small scale efforts  

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  • ALEXANDER BLACK: Small Shadows of Lattice Polytopes
    Occasional seminars by Alexander Black

    ALEXANDER BLACK - University of California, Davis

    Room 3-E4-SR03 (Rontgen)

  • Eduardo Perez Richet: Fraud-proof non-market allocation mechanisms

    EDUARDO PEREZ RICHET - Science Po Paris

    Alberto Alesina Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04, floor 5, Via Roentgen 1

  • Alessandro Gavazza, London School of Economics: Refinancing Cross-Subsidies in the Mortgage Market

    ALESSANDRO GAVAZZA - London School of Economics

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    ELEN M. IMMERGUT - EUI

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