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The Lab that Spreads the Benefits of Financial Innovation

The Lab that Spreads the Benefits of Financial Innovation

by Fabio Todesco

Promoting those financial applications that are most beneficial to society is the goal of the Algorand Fintech Lab, directed by Claudio Tebaldi, which will be launched today  

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Why Banks Don't Diversify Their Foreign Assets Enough

Why Banks Don't Diversify Their Foreign Assets Enough

by Pietro Vacca

Filippo De Marco and colleagues observe that banks concentrate their foreign investments on a few countries' assets because they have concentrated limited analytical resources on those same assets  

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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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Short Term Debt Comes with a Penalty in the Cost of Equity

Short Term Debt Comes with a Penalty in the Cost of Equity

by Pietro Vacca

Research by Florian Nagler shows that investors ask for higher returns when they buy stock of firms with a higher proportion of short term debt. Long term debt does not have the same effect  

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Choking Local Funding Prevents Terrorism

Choking Local Funding Prevents Terrorism

by Pedro Adami Oliboni

Research by Nicola Limodio supports the use of financial counterterrorism. Terrorists depend on local funding availability, as they struggle to move money around, and we should limit their ability to access financing  

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Gender Pay Gap Can Spoil Elections

Gender Pay Gap Can Spoil Elections

by Weiwei Chen

Where the gender pay gap is large, voters are biased against women and parties have fewer female candidates, Julien Sauvagnat explains in the eighth episode of the Think Diverse podcast series  

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Culture over Economy. How Political Conflict Is Changing in the US

Culture over Economy. How Political Conflict Is Changing in the US

by Sahana Subramanyam

People's social identity can switch when different issues gain salience and create new forms of polarization, according to a model by Nicola Gennaioli, Guido Tabellini, and Giampaolo Bonomi supported by empirical observations  

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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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Seminars

  • 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

    Seminar Room 2-e4-sr03 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • The New Institutional Behaviouralism: Theory and Empirics

    ELEN M. IMMERGUT - EUI

    Room 3b3sr01-Roentgen 1