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Why Antitrust Policies Matter More Than Trade Liberalization

Why Antitrust Policies Matter More Than Trade Liberalization

by Fabio Todesco

Analyzing more than 10mln companies in 90 countries, Nicola Limodio finds that international competition affects only 20% of the firms. For the remaining 80%, market regulation can be an effective way to avoid market power abuses  

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A New Model Says If an Infrastructure Asset Price Is Right

A New Model Says If an Infrastructure Asset Price Is Right

by Fabio Todesco

Research conducted under the Antin IP Associate Professorship finds a long run equilibrium price depending on a set of risk drivers and shows that deviations from equilibrium prices are temporary  

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The Young Perceive Higher COVID Risk than the Old. And Are More Cautious

The Young Perceive Higher COVID Risk than the Old. And Are More Cautious

by Fabio Todesco

A survey of over 1,500 Americans conducted by scholars from Bocconi, Harvard and Oxford shows that young people assess COVID mortality for their age group 10 times higher than it is; old people 10 times lower. And their behavior is consistent with such beliefs  

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How to Strike the Right Balance Between Health and the Economy

How to Strike the Right Balance Between Health and the Economy

by Jennifer Clark

Julien Sauvagnat and Basile Grassi are investigating the effect of business closures on GDP, firms' market value and COVID lethality  

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How to Return to Work Balancing Public Health and Economic Needs

How to Return to Work Balancing Public Health and Economic Needs

by Fabio Todesco

Carlo Favero adapted a standard epidemiological model to the Italian COVID outbreak and extended it in order to consider the economic effect of the pandemic, along with Andrea Ichino and Aldo Rustichini  

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Why Equity Markets Go Up (Yes, Up) When There Is an Official COVID Announcement

Why Equity Markets Go Up (Yes, Up) When There Is an Official COVID Announcement

by Fabio Todesco

Croce, Farroni and Wolfskeil analyze the relationship between the diffusion of pandemic information and market trends and provide a predictive tool based on Twitter, useful to avoid being caught unprepared again by a financial collapse of this kind  

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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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Intensive Care Bottlenecks Explain High COVID19 Mortality in Lombardy

Intensive Care Bottlenecks Explain High COVID19 Mortality in Lombardy

by Fabio Todesco

The most widespread epidemiological model matches reality only if this hospital constraint is considered, and caution is advised for exiting from the lockdown, according to a study by Carlo Favero  

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  • Research and Policy to Tackle Climate Change

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the third article of the series, Federico Scabbia reports on the work of Solomon Hsiang, Berkeley University, Christian Gollier, Toulouse University, and Tom van Ierland, DG Climate Action  

  • Why American Deterrence May Not Work

    In a world with many well armed and unpredictable countries, tough talk from the US is riskier than ever  

  • The Immigrant Factor for Public Health: Let the Data Speak

    A study by Carlo Devillanova underlines the importance of monitoring health issues of immigrants to avoid the risks of leaving them outside the healthcare system during the pandemic  

  • A Call for Evidence in the Debate Over School Autonomy

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the second article of a series, Sahana Subramanyam reports on the work of Joshua Angrist, MIT, and Stephen Machin, LSE  

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  • Uncertainty and Information Acquisition: Evidence From Firms and Consumers

    Christopher Roth, Warwick In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it

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  • Power of Words: How Do Employee Narratives Shape Our Understanding of Managerial Incompetence?

    Amit Nigam, Class Business School

    Webinar joint with CERGAS

  • The Macroeconomics of Sticky Prices with Generalized Hazard Functions
    Macroeconomics

    Francesco Lippi (LUISS University)

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  • Self-image Bias and Lost Talent

    Pietro Veronesi, University of Chicago. In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it  

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