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Policy Makers React to Ambiguity Like Other Humans Do

Policy Makers React to Ambiguity Like Other Humans Do

by Claudio Todesco

Researchers, journalists or students: the known is better than the unknown for everyone, as demonstrated by an experiment by Valentina Bosetti  

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The Importance of Reputation in Public Contract Bids

The Importance of Reputation in Public Contract Bids

by Claudio Todesco

How much influence should past performance have? A working paper by Francesco Decarolis takes a look  

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Productivity Cannot Be Balanced with Computers

Productivity Cannot Be Balanced with Computers

by Claudio Todesco

A study by Tom Schmitz shows it is managerial practices that determine the gap between countries  

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Field Experiment Finds a Simple Change that Could Boost Agricultural Productivity by 60%

Field Experiment Finds a Simple Change that Could Boost Agricultural Productivity by 60%

by Fabio Todesco

Agricultural output in developing countries would dramatically benefit from changing the terms of crop sharing contracts to leave 75% of the crop to tenants instead of 50%, according to a study by Bocconi's Selim Gulesci and colleagues  

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From Florence to San Francisco: Good Institutions Attract Creative People

From Florence to San Francisco: Good Institutions Attract Creative People

by Claudio Todesco

Guido Tabellini describes the relationship between cities and intellectual talent from the ninth to the nineteenth century  

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How Important Are School Curricula for a Country's Development? Very

How Important Are School Curricula for a Country's Development? Very

by Claudio Todesco

A research project by Mara Squicciarini wins the Young Italian Economist Award 2018  

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Culture and Demographics: What We Can Learn from Jewish History

Culture and Demographics: What We Can Learn from Jewish History

by Claudio Todesco

A study by Maristella Botticini and colleagues analyzes the demographic trend of the Jewish population in Europe from the 1500s to the 30s of the last century  

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A Small Fee for Business Training Improves Course Attendance

A Small Fee for Business Training Improves Course Attendance

by Claudio Todesco

Diego Ubfal and coauthors verified it during an experiment in Jamaica  

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Education and Skill Mismatch: Why in Italy We Make the Wrong Training Choices

Education and Skill Mismatch: Why in Italy We Make the Wrong Training Choices

by Fabio Todesco

The results of the third year of the New Skills at Work project by J.P. Morgan and Bocconi highlight that education choices are crucial and are too often determined by shortterm considerations. In previous years, the lack of correspondence between qualifications and competences had already emerged  

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  • Governance of Unlisted Companies: Openness is Good, and It Should Speed up

    The results of the first Observatory on the governance of unlisted companies show the benefits of opening boards to independent directors  

  • In Procurement Digitalization the Cloud Is King

    SDA Bocconi School of Management, in a research supported by SAP Ariba and Accenture, has analyzed digital procurement stateoftheart in Italian large companies  

  • How Technologies Affect Marketers

    Bocconi University is hosting a JAMS Thought Leaders' Conference on leveraging technology to create value for consumers and firms  

  • An Artificial Intelligence Lab at Bocconi

    ArtLab is directed by Riccardo Zecchina and does basic research for the development of rigorous methods and algorithms for artificial intelligence. We don't know how these tools will influence economic theory, but it's clear that they will, says Prof. Zecchina  

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  • Smart Contracts: Contract Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Automation
    Private Law Seminar Series 2019

    Guest speakers André Janssen, Faculty of Law, Radboud University Pietro Ortolani, Faculty of Law, Radboud University

    Room 1.C3-01, Via Roentgen 1

  • Scale Economies in Television Advertising:The US Television Service Market

    Pradeep K. Chintagunta,  Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

    Meeting Room 4-E4-SR03, Via Roentgen 1, 4th floor

  • Advances in Decison Analysis

    Advances in Decision Analysis is a conference series organized by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS. The 2019 edition—the third of its kind— is held June 19-21, 2019 at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. The conference series aims to bring together scientists working in decision analysis, broadly defined, providing a platform for interdisciplinary discussions on the recent advances in the discipline. It include talks by researchers in decision analysis, behavioral economics, judgment and decision-making, machine learning, statistics, and other related disciplines with a prescriptive focus. Keynote speakers: Robyn S. Wilson from Ohio State University, Massimo Marinacci from Bocconi University, and Cynthia Rudin from Duke University.

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  • BIG DATA. Come stanno cambiando il nostro mondo
    Business law

    SALUTO INTRODUTTIVO: MARIATERESA MAGGIOLINO Università Bocconi. INTERVENGONO: GIACINTO DELLA CANANEA Università Bocconi; MARIATERESA MAGGIOLINO Università Bocconi; ANTONIO NICITA Commissario Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni; ORESTE POLLICINO Università Bocconi

    Seminar room 1.C3-01, first floor, Via Roentgen 1