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Other Peoples' Choices Make Organizations Similar

Other Peoples' Choices Make Organizations Similar

by Claudio Todesco

The role and effects of isomorphic pressures on the efficiency and rationality of individual choices, in a series of experiments Valentina Mele and Paolo Belardinelli  

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Where You Lie More Easily for a Friend

Where You Lie More Easily for a Friend

by Fabio Todesco

An experiment by Bocconi's Valentina Rotondi and a colleague highlights a stronger tendency to ingroup favoritism in the South of Italy than in the North. It may be the result of a stronger identity and willingness to help, but it can also be detrimental to economic development  

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The Influence of Others on University Study Choices

The Influence of Others on University Study Choices

by Claudio Todesco

Males choose scientific subjects, females choose literary ones. A study by Massimo Anelli and Giovanni Peri explains why  

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Political Corruption Scars Young Voters Forever, New Research Finds

Political Corruption Scars Young Voters Forever, New Research Finds

by Fabio Todesco

Twentyfive years after the Clean Hands scandal in Italy, those who voted for the first time in 1994 still record less trust in democratic institutions and are more likely to vote for populist parties, according to three Bocconi University scholars  

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Bocconi Gives Awards for Research that Changes the World Around Us

Bocconi Gives Awards for Research that Changes the World Around Us

by Fabio Todesco

The management of family firms, the cost of organized crime and proxy voting are the topics of Bocconi research with an impact on our society and business  

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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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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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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 third edition of the research and experimentation forum on the fundamental concepts of modern science, in collaboration with the Accademia di Studi Italo Tedeschi and the contribution of the Cariplo and Suedtiroler Sparkasse Foundations  

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    In a Rai Tre broadcast, Riccardo Zecchina, a physicist who teaches Computer Science, recounts his day as a researcher and illustrates the University's growing interest in data science and artificial intelligence  

  • Milan and Bocconi, the Right Combination for AREUEA 2019

    The University will host the annual conference of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association from 24 to 26 June  

  • Bocconi at the Center of the Debate on Decision Analysis

    The Advances in Decision Analysis Conference, from 19 to 21 June, includes sessions on decisions for environmental issues and on crowd forecasting  

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