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Deferred Compensation May Be a Form of Insider Trading

Deferred Compensation May Be a Form of Insider Trading

by Giulia Sargiacomo

Research by Francesca Franco and Oktay Urcan finds evidence that equity deferrals are sometimes used as a substitute for open market purchases near quarterly earnings announcement dates  

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Patent Information Affects Retail Investors' Decisions

Patent Information Affects Retail Investors' Decisions

by Giulia Sargiacomo

The fact that US patent libraries, when physically accessible, had effects on trade volumes and return means that patents are a source of information that complements financial statements and analyst reports, according to Tim Martens  

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Six New Faculty Members Broaden Bocconi's Horizons

Six New Faculty Members Broaden Bocconi's Horizons

by Fabio Todesco and Weiwei Chen

Half of them will be in the founding core of the upcoming Department of Computing Sciences. Cultural phenomena and accounting are the research interests of the others  

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How Shadow Trading Hurts Listed Companies and Goes Undetected

How Shadow Trading Hurts Listed Companies and Goes Undetected

by Giulia Sargiacomo

Wanli Zhao and coauthors, in a new paper, shed light on the use of private information to profit from trade in linked companies, such as business partners or competitors  

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Financial Reporting Is More Reliable if a Firm Is Named After Its Founder

Financial Reporting Is More Reliable if a Firm Is Named After Its Founder

by Jenny Mao

A study of 2,121 large Italian private firms highlights that eponymous firms have higher financial reporting quality. All the more so if the name is rare or the firm has high visibility in the press  

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News

  • How COVID Has Changed the Way We Live and Work

    At the end of its first year of activity, Bocconi's SUR Lab publishes a position paper on the new living and working models emerging from the pandemic  

  • How to Predict a 5 Star Review

    Wordify, an online tool developed by Bocconi Data and Marketing Insights Research Unit, helps discover relations between the words used in texts, like online reviews, and their labels, like ratings  

  • Four Shades of Deglobalization

    In a technical note in the HBS Case Collection, Valeria Giacomin and Geoffrey Jones outline the different scenarios that could lead to the end, or redefinition, of globalization  

  • Getting Rid of Zombies: How to Improve the Accounts of Italian Companies

    260 billion Euros of public support have saved the system from collapse in the pandemic period, but now we must govern the phasing out, according to a study by Bocconi's Equita Lab in Capital Markets  

  • Including Migrants in the Vaccination Plan

    According to a paper by some researcher of Bocconi, in Europe, inclusion models for the vaccination plan are possible and essential  

  • A Good Corporate Governance Pays Off

    The 771 companies that have improved their top management structure perform better and risk less when investing abroad, according to the SDA Bocconi Corporate Governance Lab  

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Seminars

  • Attila Lindner: Firm Heterogeneity and the Impact of Payroll Taxes
    Development Labor Political Economy

    for further information contact patrizia.pellizzari@unibocconi.it

    Room 24, floor 2, Via Sarfatti 25

  • A platform for change? The impact of core component innovations in a platform-based ecosystem on complementor actions
    A platform for change? The impact of core component innovations in a platform-based ecosystem on complementor actions

    RAM RANGANATHAN - UT Austin

    Room AS02 (-1 Roentgen)

  • Ron Shalev (University of Toronto): What's in Investors' Information Set?


    5-b3-sr01, 5th floor, Roentgen building

  • Public Banking in Southern Italy. Old and New Challenges in the 19th century
    Ciclo Webinar Percorsi e Approdi

    MARIA STELLA CHIARUTTINI - Università di Vienna
    VITTORIA FERRANDINO - Università degli Studi del Sannio Benevento

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