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Procurement, Greater Discretion Does Not Equal Greater Corruption

Procurement, Greater Discretion Does Not Equal Greater Corruption

by Valentina Gatti

A paper by Decarolis, Fisman, Pinotti and Vannutelli shows that the introduction of greater discretion in the selection of private contractors in procurement results in an increased risk of corruption only in contexts already vulnerable to the problem  

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Inflation and Rates: Understanding the Past is Crucial

Inflation and Rates: Understanding the Past is Crucial

by Fabio Todesco

Daniel Gros and Pietro Galeone (IEP) attribute the ECB's delayed response to the growth of inflation between 2021 and 2022 to a mechanical interpretation of the data available at that time  

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Good Bye, Ricardo! A Challenge to Traditional International Trade Theories

Good Bye, Ricardo! A Challenge to Traditional International Trade Theories

by Fabio Todesco

Gianmarco Ottaviano's ERC funded project shows that the way individual firms' heterogeneous behavior is introduced in the prevailing models of international trade affects the estimation of the costs and benefits of protectionism  

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Trade Wars Ahead? The Protectionism of the US IRA Should Not Scare Europe

Trade Wars Ahead? The Protectionism of the US IRA Should Not Scare Europe

by Fabio Todesco

The Inflation Reduction Act will increase the US green tech market. If the Europeans don't take advantage of it, the Chinese will, an analysis by Daniel Gros and coauthors from the Institute for European Policymaking at Bocconi University shows  

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Never for Money! When You Should Not Reward Whistleblowers

Never for Money! When You Should Not Reward Whistleblowers

by Fabio Todesco

A field experiment conducted by Stefano Fiorin in Afghan schools found that there are teachers willing to fight widespread absence but highlighted a moral aversion to being paid for harming others  

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Green Vote Fades Where Import Competition Scares People

Green Vote Fades Where Import Competition Scares People

by Fabio Todesco

Bosetti and Colantone find that individuals who live in areas more exposed to international trade show less support for environmentalist parties and are more skeptical about climate change  

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    Gianluigi Riva joins a selected group of young scientists that will attend a meeting with Nobel laureates later this year  

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    The activities will lead to the new Consolidated Text  

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    Faculty whose publications have been accepted by the most prestigious journals or publishers honored  

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    Guido Alfani's latest book on the history of wealth is now available in Europe  

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  • Markus Arnold (University of Bern)

    MARKUS ARNOLD - University of Bern

    5-b3-sr01, 5th floor, Roentgen building

  • Alireza Aghaee Shahrbabaki, Bocconi: The flattening demand curve

    ALIREZA AGHAEE SHAHRBABAKI - Università Bocconi

    Common Room, 2nd floor - Finance Department, sector D3

  • EXITING THE ENERGY CHARTER TREATY UNDER THE LAW OF TREATIES
    Bocconi Conversations in International Law

    ROGER MICHAEL O'KEEFE - Università Bocconi
    LORAND BARTELS - University of Cambridge
    TIBISAY MORGANDI - Queen Mary University of London

    Seminar Room 1.C3-01

  • Dave Donaldson - Putting Quantitative Models to the Test: An Application to Trump's Trade War

    DAVE DONALDSON - MIT

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