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Self Confirming Equilibrium: We Can Only Learn from the Consequences of Our Decisions

Self Confirming Equilibrium: We Can Only Learn from the Consequences of Our Decisions

by Sirio Legramanti

Together with Nobel laureate Thomas Sargent, Bocconi professors Pierpaolo Battigalli, Simone Cerreia Vioglio, Fabio Maccheroni, and Massimo Marinacci investigate the game theory concept of self confirming equilibrium and its policymaking implications  

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Opening the Black Box

Opening the Black Box

by Sirio Legramanti

Bocconi professors Sandra Fortini and Sonia Petrone propose a new methodology to shed light on black box algorithms by using the predictive approach that is typical of Bayesian statistics  

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Connected Risks in a Connected World

Connected Risks in a Connected World

by Sirio Legramanti

Bocconi professor Simone Padoan develops novel tools in extreme value theory that allow, for example, to jointly study the shocks in the exchange rates of multiple currencies  

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Understanding Uncertainty in Machine Learning Algorithms

Understanding Uncertainty in Machine Learning Algorithms

by Fabio Todesco

Botond Szabo obtained an ERC Starting Grant to assess the fundamental properties of statistical and machine learning methods widely used when dealing with large quantities of complex data, as in medical imaging, autonomous cars, or in dating the Big Bang  

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Unexpected Moves Are the Most Interesting

Unexpected Moves Are the Most Interesting

by Sirio Legramanti

Professor Pierpaolo Battigalli and Bocconi Academic Fellow Nicodemo De Vito go beyond a hidden but nevertheless impactful assumption in game theory by decoupling plans from behaviors  

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Quantitative History, Statistics, and Cryptography: 43 ERC Grants Managed at Bocconi

Quantitative History, Statistics, and Cryptography: 43 ERC Grants Managed at Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

The University, thanks to Mara Squicciarini and Botond Szabo, has been awarded two grants for projects in quantitative history and statistics. Furthermore, Alon Rosen has just started his project on cryptography  

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News

  • Ukraine War: The Price of Making More Countries Join Sanctions

    Kerim Can Kavakli sheds some light on how sanctions coalitions are built and how targets try to skirt them  

  • Why Family Businesses Are More Resilient

    Certain features of entrepreneurial families amplify the ability of top management teams to absorb and recover from shocks, according to an analysis by Bocconi, Unicredit and AIDAF  

  • A Map of Investment Attractiveness in Agribusiness Infrastructure

    A study by Stefano Gatti, chair of Antin Infrastructure Partners in Infrastructure Financing, charts longterm trends and compares various applications in an increasingly important sector  

  • Ukraine: Corporate Decisions in Wartime

    Andrea Colli prepared a reading, based on databases and scholarly literature, with three suggestions for companies whose operations are affected by conflicts  

  • War in Ukraine: Risk of Famine at Highest Point in Decades

    An analysis by Guido Alfani and Cormac O Grada examines the causes of past food shortages, with implications of great relevance for today  

  • A Software to Help New Local Energy Communities Emerge

    GREEN's Edoardo Croci and Annamaria Bagaini collaborate on a project that will help bring Europe closer to energy independence through small scale efforts  

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Seminars

  • ALEXANDER BLACK: Small Shadows of Lattice Polytopes
    Occasional seminars by Alexander Black

    ALEXANDER BLACK - University of California, Davis

    Room 3-E4-SR03 (Rontgen)

  • Eduardo Perez Richet: Fraud-proof non-market allocation mechanisms

    EDUARDO PEREZ RICHET - Science Po Paris

    Alberto Alesina Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04, floor 5, Via Roentgen 1

  • Alessandro Gavazza, London School of Economics: Refinancing Cross-Subsidies in the Mortgage Market

    ALESSANDRO GAVAZZA - London School of Economics

    Seminar Room 2-e4-sr03 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • The New Institutional Behaviouralism: Theory and Empirics

    ELEN M. IMMERGUT - EUI

    Room 3b3sr01-Roentgen 1