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How Dissatisfied Customers and Short Sellers Can Break a Company

How Dissatisfied Customers and Short Sellers Can Break a Company

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Anatoli Colicev finds an unexpected link between marketing and finance: investor behavior of short sellers, who buy private data on customer dissatisfaction and satisfaction in order to choose or avoid targets. Interestingly, the negative effect of dissatisfaction is 2.39 times larger than the positive effect of satisfaction  

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How Covid Risk and Technology Favor Virtual Tours of Museums

How Covid Risk and Technology Favor Virtual Tours of Museums

by Fabio Todesco

An experiment by Anastasia Nanni and Aulona Ulqinaku shows that interactive virtual tours can improve people's attitudes towards cultural institutions in times of COVID  

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In English, Machine Translation Makes You Sound Like a Man in His Middle Age

In English, Machine Translation Makes You Sound Like a Man in His Middle Age

by Fabio Todesco

Three Bocconi scholars found an algorithmic bias in the systems of Google, Bing, and DeepL, when translating from several European languages into English  

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How to Make Crowdfunding More Transparent and Social

How to Make Crowdfunding More Transparent and Social

by Fabio Todesco

According to a study published in Marketing Science, platforms could make the process more efficient and improve the success rate of funding by providing more information about investors who have already supported a project. This would trigger a following and imitation process  

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Morning Knowledge /15. Shopping

Morning Knowledge /15. Shopping

by Fabio Todesco

We are more likely to buy things similar in shape to whatever we have in our hands while shopping, studies by Zachary Estes find  

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Morning Knowledge /5. Language

Morning Knowledge /5. Language

by Fabio Todesco

Using a machine learning technique, Dirk Hovy captures dialectal variations in our online language. Do dialects still play a role in the construction of our identity?  

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Why Eating Chocolate Cake May Not Be a Lack of Self Control

Why Eating Chocolate Cake May Not Be a Lack of Self Control

by Ezio Renda

New research by Joachim Vosgerau and co authors challenge the view that self control equals sacrificing pleasure  

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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