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The Double Penalty of Women Harassed at Work

The Double Penalty of Women Harassed at Work

by Fabio Todesco

They are not only victims of abuse but are often forced to quit their jobs in order to avoid them, Caroline Coly states. In environments where sexist comments are tolerated, women are 40 times more likely to be assaulted  

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At Least 500 COVID Cases in Lombardy Before Patient 1

At Least 500 COVID Cases in Lombardy Before Patient 1

by Ezio Renda

Alessia Melegaro, Raffaella Piccarreta and Filippo Trentini among the authors of a study, in collaboration with Fondazione Bruno Kessler, that sheds light on the rapid spread of the virus between February and March 2020  

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Robots in Europe Vote for the Radical Right

Robots in Europe Vote for the Radical Right

by Ezio Renda

Three Bocconi professors, in a paper newly published in PNAS, find another piece of evidence on the effects of economic distress on the rise of populist parties. Voters react to automation in the same way they react to globalization and to import competition from China  

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OASI Report: Healthcare Moving at the Speed of Light

OASI Report: Healthcare Moving at the Speed of Light

by Fabio Todesco

In the two years since the pandemic broke out, the Italian Healthcare System has gone through more changes than in the rest of its history and has displayed great flexibility. Now it must leverage this experience to rationalize, not ration, services  

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How Data Driven Planning Could Improve the Italian National Health System

How Data Driven Planning Could Improve the Italian National Health System

by Fabio Todesco

The Italian system has been providing good health outcomes at a reasonable cost for more than 40 years. But something must change to overcome the postpandemic crisis, according to Rosanna Tarricone and Walter Ricciardi  

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Education: Tutoring Immigrants to Do the Right Thing

Education: Tutoring Immigrants to Do the Right Thing

by Sahana Subramanyam

Two Bocconi and one Harvard professors evaluated a counseling program capable of setting the aspirations of the best performing immigrant students at the same level of their Italian peers when it comes to choosing a high school track. Their results are to be published in Econometrica  

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Observing Startups to Understand Party Competition

Observing Startups to Understand Party Competition

by Catherine De Vries and Sara Hobolt

Challenger parties are on the rise all across Europe. Catherine De Vries and Sara Hobolt build on Schumpeter's creative destruction theory to make sense of the new circumstances  

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Unexpectedly Large Consensus on Vaccine Priorities in 13 Countries

Unexpectedly Large Consensus on Vaccine Priorities in 13 Countries

by Fabio Todesco

Age, occupation, risk exposure and income are considered key attributes by the public everywhere in prioritizing vaccine allocation, according to the Oxford COVID19 Vaccine Preference and Opinion Survey, with the participation of Alessia Melegaro  

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Rethinking Health Beyond Healthcare: A New Strategy for the Post Pandemic World

Rethinking Health Beyond Healthcare: A New Strategy for the Post Pandemic World

by Fabio Todesco

The Report of the PanEuropean Commission on Health and Sustainable Development, chaired by Mario Monti, calls for a disruptive change in the way we think about health, two scholarly comments argue  

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News

  • Research Supports the Case for Inclusion

    Bocconi endorses the International Day of People with Disabilities  

  • Gender Pay Gap, Still a Long Way to Go

    Gender pay gap is common to all European countries, but one size fits all policies are not always effective. A report by three Bocconi researchers, commissioned by the European Parliament, provides an indepth analysis and recommendations to eliminate pay inequalities  

  • A Greener Policy for Central Banks Bond Purchasing Programs

    IGIER Visiting Student Tanvi Goyal reports on the seminar by Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University): heavy bond issuers are likely to be heavy emitters  

  • How Counterterrorism Changed the World After 9/11

    A recent book, coauthored by Arianna Vedaschi, analyzes the complex and evolving interaction among international, supranational and domestic bodies in framing counterterrorism measures and policies  

  • Circular Economy Will Make Electric Buses the Best Economic Choice in Four Years

    A study by the Bocconi GREEN center with the collaboration of ENEL Foundation revisits the cost calculations, taking into account the possible revenues from the connection of batteries to the grid and their second life  

  • A Tale of Two Decades of the European Central Bank

    IGIER Visiting Student Simone Boldrini reports on a seminar by Massimo Rostagno (ECB), coauthor of Monetary Policy in Times of Crisis  

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  • The Bond Lending Channel of Monetary Policy

    Olivier Darmouni, Columbia   Link Paper

    Seminar Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Learning to Labor Like a Hard-working Immigrant
    SPS Seminar Series Fall 2021

    Michel Anteby, Boston University   For information: franca.assirelli@unibocconi.it

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  • Oil Prices, Gasoline Prices and Inflation Expectations
    Macroeconomics

    Lutz Kilian (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)

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  • Does it Matter that an Ally is Democratic? Public Diplomacy and Attitudes Toward International Allies in Times of Crisis

    Andrea Ruggeri, University of Oxford Special Seminar

    Room 11 - Sarfatti 25, Floor 1