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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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Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

by Fabio Todesco

Institutional investors boost a company's environmental and social performance, a new study finds. Especially if they are European  

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Morning Knowledge /3. Behavior

Morning Knowledge /3. Behavior

by Fabio Todesco

Nicola Gennaioli says that cognitive and behavioral biases can explain the bumpy trends of financial markets and other paradoxes. But can they also explain today's reactions to the coronavirus outbreak?  

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    Paolo Pin highlights social mechanisms that make containment policies effective or ineffective  

  • The Importance of a Strong National Health Service

    Eduardo Missoni and a team of alumni studied how health systems dealt with the COVID emergency  

  • The Econometric Society and Bocconi World Congress: In the Name of Inclusiveness

    Last week's conference, forced to move online by the COVID pandemic, was attended by a record number of participants from all over the world  

  • Gender and Labor Market after COVID

    Paola Profeta and Alessandra Casarico, in two separate studies, suggest that women are the worst hit  

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  • Heterogeneously Perceived Incentives in Dynamic Environments: Rationalization, Robustness and Unique Selections
    Theory and Experiments

    Peio Zuazo-Garin (ICEF - HSE University)   Registration is required to attend the On Campus Brown Bag event, which is restricted to Bocconi Faculty and Students.  All other interested parties are invited to participate via Live Streaming, please contact patrizia.pellizzari@unibocconi.it to receive the link

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  • CALLING FOR TRANSPARENCY IN EMERGING MARKETS: EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT
    Accounting Seminar Series Fall 2020

    T.J. Wong (USC Marshall)   Registration   Note that Zoom registration is required – this can be done before the seminar date by clicking on the Registration link.

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  • Chinese Import Penetration and the Crowding-in of Mortgage Loans

    Yingdong Lin, Bocconi University Practice for Job Market

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    Shrabastee Banerjee, Boston University  Job Market Webinar Per informazioni contattare dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

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