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Offshore Secrets Revealed

Offshore Secrets Revealed

by Fabio Todesco

The future of tax havens in the latest episode of the Bocconi podcast, with Hannes Wagner  

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How Memory Shapes Our Choice

How Memory Shapes Our Choice

by Sahana Subramanyam

Standard economic theory struggles to explain different choices in similar conditions. Enter memory, Nicola Gennaioli claims, and our behavior becomes intelligible  

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Why Men, and Not Swans, Ignite Financial Crises

Why Men, and Not Swans, Ignite Financial Crises

by Fabio Todesco

Using behavioral economics and finance, Nicola Gennaioli, in the first episode of the Bocconi podcast Clarity in a Messy World, explains how our biases, stereotypes, and beliefs, rather than bad luck or perfect storms, regularly lead markets and the economy into trouble  

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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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News

  • ESG in Finance: A Trend, not a Fad

    Beltratti and Bezzecchi surveyed Italian asset managers and found that sustainability issues are center stage in their choices  

  • Why Firms Go Sustainable Even With No Financial Return

    Nicola Misani highlights the centrality of implicit contracts: invisible handshakes that are not legally binding, but grounded in mutual understanding of what parties expect from each other  

  • Knowledge and Scholarships: Bocconi Pays Tribute to Luca Attanasio

    On 15 June, a discussion on the Democratic Republic of Congo and the presentation of a scholarship fund in his memory  

  • Linking Executive Compensation and CSR

    The tricky part is defining CSR targets, Andrea Dossi explains  

  • Readable, Short and Focused: How ESG Disclosures Should Be

    ESG disclosures can be valueenhancing, but it is important to understand that not only what you disclose, but also how you do that will have an impact on investors  

  • LEAP: Careers in Research Start as Students

    The LEAP Virtual Alumni Reunion 2021 will showcase research by PhD students who have been affiliated to the Laboratory for Effective AntiPoverty Policies, as BSc or MSc students, in the past five years  

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Seminars

  • Ideology and Innovation

    Brian Silverman, Professor and J.R.S. Prichard and Ann Wilson Chair in Management at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto Biography   For information or to receive the invitation link contact daniela.cereda@unibocconi.it

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  • TBA

    Silvio Petriconi, Università Bocconi BROWN BAG SEMINAR

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  • SCIENCE AND JUDICIAL REASONING: THE LEGITIMACY OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ADJUDICATION
    International law

    KATALIN SULYOK, ELTE University, Budapest; ROGER O’KEEFE, Bocconi University   Registration is not required   Link

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  • Diseguaglianze nell'Italia fascista: nuove evidenze e vecchie questioni
    Progetti e Proposte

    Giacono Gabbuti, St Antony's College University of Oxford - Discussant Daniela Felisini, Università di Roma Tor Vergata for information: franca.assirelli@unibocconi.it, isabella. grassi@unibocconi.it

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