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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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Liquidity Risk Dries Long Term Credit and Hampers Investments

Liquidity Risk Dries Long Term Credit and Hampers Investments

by Sahana Subramanyam

Every Ramadan, Pakistani banks are subject to violent withdrawal and redeposit cycles due to the way a levy is calculated. Nicola Limodio observed what this means for credit supply  

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EFA 2021: Diversity, Climate Change and Technology for a Changing Finance

EFA 2021: Diversity, Climate Change and Technology for a Changing Finance

by Fabio Todesco

From August 25 to 27 Bocconi will virtually host the participants of the European Finance Association conference  

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News

  • How to Protect User Rights Against an Algorithm

    The right to know the motivation of a decision made by artificial intelligence is difficult to enforce. Europe therefore aims to strengthen the stance of users through procedural obligations on platforms, explains Oreste Pollicino  

  • The Changing Customer Journey

    Privacy rules, automated algorithms, and increasing opportunities for companies to track users both online and offline have a major impact on an already complex marketing ecosystem, Sara Valentini explains  

  • Machines Get It Wrong: How to Avoid that Woman and Gay Are Mistaken as Bad Words

    Systems to automatically detect online hate can classify terms used to identify victims of homophobic or misogynistic attacks, such as gay or woman, as offensive. A new tool succeeds in mitigating the problem  

  • How to Make Language Technologies More Inclusive

    Dirk Hovy suggests a fairer way for automatic translation systems to deal with modern pronouns and advocates technologies that adapt to the users, instead of the opposite  

  • When Machines Learn Prejudices

    When called upon to complete neutral sentences, popular language models most often use hurtful words if the subject is a woman rather than a man, and even more so if the subject is LGBTQIA+  

  • How Owners Shape Corporate Strategies

    Bocconi and University of St. Gallen jointly organize a conference on the role of owners in the digital world, today and tomorrow  

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