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For Love of Ambiguity Entrepreneurs Kiss Toads That Will Never Become Princes

For Love of Ambiguity Entrepreneurs Kiss Toads That Will Never Become Princes

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Cedric Gutierrez suggests that overconfidence and the attraction for challenges perceived as depending on one's skills can push entrepreneurs and managers to enter too many markets, often with negative consequences  

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Optimists Are the Salt of the Earth. And Salt Can Burn the Roots of Innovation

Optimists Are the Salt of the Earth. And Salt Can Burn the Roots of Innovation

by Fabio Todesco

Overly optimistic entrepreneurs are unable to revise expectations after negative feedback, according to a study on 205 Spanish entrepreneurs. They tend thus to invest in too many projects to the detriment to innovation effectiveness  

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Family Firms Confirmed to Be More Resilient

Family Firms Confirmed to Be More Resilient

by Emanuele Elli

During the pandemic, family business shares had a performance eight percentage points higher, according to a study by Amore, Quarato and Pelucco  

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When MNEs Export Social Responsibility

When MNEs Export Social Responsibility

by Fabio Todesco

In order to meet increasing demands for responsibility, multinational enterprises (MNEs) need to make sure that the practices they adopt are actually implemented in their units. Anne Jacqueminet, in an article in Organization Science, finds that a unit's values play a great role and that there is a strong imitation effect of other units' behavior  

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Bouncing Back Stronger Than Ever

Bouncing Back Stronger Than Ever

by Fabio Todesco

The champions of post traumatic growth are often family firms, according to research by Salvato, Minichilli, Amore and Sargiacomo  

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Morning Knowledge /11. Succession

Morning Knowledge /11. Succession

by Fabio Todesco

Post succession family firm performance is 39% higher when a subsequent born sibling is at the helm, two Bocconi University scholars discover  

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Morning Knowledge /1. Career

Morning Knowledge /1. Career

by Fabio Todesco

In the first installment of the series on keywords from sciences taught at Bocconi, Silvia Bagdadli explains how individuals can still be the makers of their own success  

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News

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  • Emotions Power Public Administration

    Research by Turrini, Cristofoli, and Valotti finds a shared feature in the realization of COVID hospitals in Milan, New York, and Wuhan  

  • Fiscal Expansion: Spend as if You Have to Pay It Back

    Bocconi students on the seminars organized by IGIER. In the latest article of the series, Sviatoslav Tiupin reports on the work of Olivier Blanchard and John Cochrane  

  • Taxing Debt to Curb Irrationality Without Reducing Economic Growth

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the fifth article of the series, Daniele Goffi reports on the work of Ivan Werning, MIT  

  • Piketty's Road Map Towards Equality

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the fourth article of the series, Gael Blanchard reports on the latest book by Thomas Piketty and his work on growth and inequality  

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  • The Department of Finance will be interviewing and holding seminars with selected candidates on the following dates:   January 12th January 14th January 15th January 18th January 22nd January 25th January 27th February 1st February 3rd   Selected candidates will be contacted individually via e-mail. If you would like to follow the candidate's seminar you can contact the department administration office at dip.fin@unibocconi.it

  • Flexible Wages, Bargaining, and the Gender Gap

    Barbara Biasi (Yale)

    Webinar

  • Ricerca/Ricerche: L'impresa preindustriale

    A.Colli (Università Bocconi), P.Lanaro (Università Cà Foscari), M.Doria (Università degli Studi di Genova e ASSI), M.Agostini (Università Cà Foscari), G.Favero (Università Cà Foscari), R.Cella (Università di Verona), I.Cecchini (Ist.Storia Europa Mediterranea,CNR,Roma), A.Caracausi (Università di Padova), L.Mocarelli (Università Bicocca), E.Demo (Università di Verona), G.Ongaro (Università Bicocca), F.Ammannuti (Università Bocconi), P.Pierucci (Università di Chieti Pescara), R.Rossi (Università di Salerno), V.Fava (Università Cà Foscari), M.Aymard (Ehess Parigi)

    Webinar joint with ASSI

  • A model of justification

    Sarah Ridout (Harvard University)

    Webinar