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The Real Trouble Starts When We Think We Can Calculate Everything

The Real Trouble Starts When We Think We Can Calculate Everything

by Claudio Todesco

Risk often escapes calculation, said Keynes, and he is supported by Blanchard and Romer today, as Massimo Amato recalls  

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When International Trade Increases the Chance of Conflict

When International Trade Increases the Chance of Conflict

by Claudio Todesco

Peace and prosperity,yes, but not only. This is explained in a paper by Kerim Can Kavakli  

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No Jab, No School Policy: An effective Way to Contain Measles in Western Countries

No Jab, No School Policy: An effective Way to Contain Measles in Western Countries

by Ezio Renda

An analysis by Alessia Melegaro and colleagues concludes that routine vaccination programs are not enough to preserve herd immunity in Australia, Ireland, Italy, the UK, and the US. In Italy, even the mandatory jab at school entry would not be sufficient  

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The Robot Vote Has Brought Success for Nationalists

The Robot Vote Has Brought Success for Nationalists

by Claudio Todesco

Here's why globalization and automation have favored right wing parties, in an article by Italo Colantone  

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The Four Pillars of European Capitalism

The Four Pillars of European Capitalism

by Claudio Todesco

The forces upon which capitalism is based in the main EU markets, according to a study by France Amatori  

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Electoral Results Explained Through Emotion Theory

Electoral Results Explained Through Emotion Theory

by Claudio Todesco

A study by Carlo Altomonte finds reasons for the protest vote in several European countries  

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When Doctors and Nurses Can Disclose and Discuss Errors, Hospital Mortality Rates Decline

When Doctors and Nurses Can Disclose and Discuss Errors, Hospital Mortality Rates Decline

by Fabio Todesco

An association between hospitals' openness and mortality rates has been demonstrated for the first time in a study among 137 acute trusts in England, published yesterday in the May issue of Health Affairs  

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Structural Adjustment Programs Imposed by the IMF Slash Bureaucratic Quality in Developing Countries

Structural Adjustment Programs Imposed by the IMF Slash Bureaucratic Quality in Developing Countries

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Bocconi University's Alexander Kentikelenis and colleagues finds that structural reforms attached to IMF loans adversely affect the ability of states to effectively regulate the economy  

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In Hospitals, the Cure Is Age Management

In Hospitals, the Cure Is Age Management

by Claudio Todesco

Remodeling tasks and shifts of health personnel based on age also helps the organization function better. This is explained in a research paper by Marco Sartirana and colleagues  

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  • Governance of Unlisted Companies: Openness is Good, and It Should Speed up

    The results of the first Observatory on the governance of unlisted companies show the benefits of opening boards to independent directors  

  • In Procurement Digitalization the Cloud Is King

    SDA Bocconi School of Management, in a research supported by SAP Ariba and Accenture, has analyzed digital procurement stateoftheart in Italian large companies  

  • How Technologies Affect Marketers

    Bocconi University is hosting a JAMS Thought Leaders' Conference on leveraging technology to create value for consumers and firms  

  • An Artificial Intelligence Lab at Bocconi

    ArtLab is directed by Riccardo Zecchina and does basic research for the development of rigorous methods and algorithms for artificial intelligence. We don't know how these tools will influence economic theory, but it's clear that they will, says Prof. Zecchina  

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  • Smart Contracts: Contract Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Automation
    Private Law Seminar Series 2019

    Guest speakers André Janssen, Faculty of Law, Radboud University Pietro Ortolani, Faculty of Law, Radboud University

    Room 1.C3-01, Via Roentgen 1

  • Scale Economies in Television Advertising:The US Television Service Market

    Pradeep K. Chintagunta,  Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

    Meeting Room 4-E4-SR03, Via Roentgen 1, 4th floor

  • Advances in Decison Analysis

    Advances in Decision Analysis is a conference series organized by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS. The 2019 edition—the third of its kind— is held June 19-21, 2019 at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. The conference series aims to bring together scientists working in decision analysis, broadly defined, providing a platform for interdisciplinary discussions on the recent advances in the discipline. It include talks by researchers in decision analysis, behavioral economics, judgment and decision-making, machine learning, statistics, and other related disciplines with a prescriptive focus. Keynote speakers: Robyn S. Wilson from Ohio State University, Massimo Marinacci from Bocconi University, and Cynthia Rudin from Duke University.

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  • BIG DATA. Come stanno cambiando il nostro mondo
    Business law

    SALUTO INTRODUTTIVO: MARIATERESA MAGGIOLINO Università Bocconi. INTERVENGONO: GIACINTO DELLA CANANEA Università Bocconi; MARIATERESA MAGGIOLINO Università Bocconi; ANTONIO NICITA Commissario Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni; ORESTE POLLICINO Università Bocconi

    Seminar room 1.C3-01, first floor, Via Roentgen 1