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Research Integrity: Why We Should Trust Registered Clinical Trials

Research Integrity: Why We Should Trust Registered Clinical Trials

by Fabio Todesco

New research finds reassuring evidence about the integrity of clinical trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov, with some concerns only regarding small pharma companies  

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Why the Helicopter Money Idea Is Destined to Fly Away

Why the Helicopter Money Idea Is Destined to Fly Away

by Fabio Todesco

Donato Masciandaro shows that an optimal helicopter money policy would be possible, but its distributional effects make it unlikely to happen in Europe. And the recent judgement of the German Constitutional Court makes it even less likely, the author comments  

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The Economic Cost of Social Distancing

The Economic Cost of Social Distancing

by Fabio Todesco

Two Bocconi Professors estimate that French GDP could decrease by 5.6% due to the measures against COVID. The same measures would cost 6.6% of the GDP in Italy, 5.7% in Germany, 5.5% in the United Kingdom and 6.7% in Spain  

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Morning Knowledge /12. Development

Morning Knowledge /12. Development

by Fabio Todesco

A simple change in the terms of cropsharing contracts in developing countries could boost agricultural productivity by 60%, Selim Gulesci explains  

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Morning Knowledge /7. Productivity

Morning Knowledge /7. Productivity

by Fabio Todesco

Gianmarco Ottaviano says that resource misallocation is at the root of Italian sluggish productivity and explains why the reallocation of resources inside and not between industries or geographical areas is the best solution  

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Economic Analysis Can Help Fight Viruses

Economic Analysis Can Help Fight Viruses

by Fabio Todesco

A 2016 study by Jerome Adda highlights the connection between the business cycle and the spread of viruses, showing that restricting transportation is an effective measure to halt the spread of infective diseases  

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Educational Choices at the Root of the Skill Mismatch in the Labor Market

Educational Choices at the Root of the Skill Mismatch in the Labor Market

by Fabio Todesco

The results of New Skills at Work, a three year project by Bocconi and JP Morgan. According to international studies, Italy pays a cost for the mismatch between available skills and market demands with a 9% penalty on wages. Better information for families could make the difference  

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Climate Change Hurts Also Banks and Public Debt

Climate Change Hurts Also Banks and Public Debt

by Ezio Renda

A new study by Valentina Bosetti and co authors, published in Nature Climate Change, finds that 20% of the economic damage of climate change is due to the disruption of the financial system. Banking crises will be more frequent, while rescuing insolvent banks will cause an additional fiscal burden  

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  • Quantum Physics and Statistical Physics for Machine Learning Meet at Bocconi

    In the early days of next week the University will virtually host 300 participants of the ELLIS Workshop on Quantum and Physics Based Machine Learning  

  • Two Generations of Bayesian Statisticians Meet at BayesLab Webinars

    The Bocconi research unit on Bayesian statistics will host an online seminar series in which outstanding young researchers will have the opportunity to present their work and get feedback from toplevel senior scholars  

  • Why Sustainability Leaders Need an Ocean Disclosure Index

    One company in four are aware of their pressure on oceans and active in its mitigation, but they lack a reporting standard focused on ocean related issues. SDA Bocconi participated in the One Ocean Foundation study presented yesterday at the United Nations World Oceans Day  

  • Economics Research, Bocconi in the European Top 5

    In the Tilburg University ranking of the best universities for scientific performance in economics research, Bocconi is 4th in Europe, 1st in continental Europe, and 18th in the world  

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  • RELAZIONE SULL'ATTIVITA' SVOLTA DALL'ARBITRO BANCARIO FINANZIARIO NEL 2019
    Private law

    COORDINA: PIETRO SIRENA Direttore della Scuola di Giurisprudenza PRESENTANO LA RELAZIONE: MAGDA BIANCO Capo Dipartimento tutela dei clienti ed educazione finanziaria, Banca d’Italia; MARGHERITA CARTECHINI Dipartimento tutela dei clienti ed educazione finanziaria, Banca d’Italia; NE DISCUTONO: FRANCESCO GIAVAZZI Senior Professor dell'Università Bocconi; SABINO CASSESE Giudice emerito della Corte Costituzionale e professore emerito della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. CONCLUDONO: ALESSANDRA PERRAZZELLI Vice direttrice generale della Banca d’Italia; MARCO VENTORUZZO Direttore del Dipartimento di Studi giuridici

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  • Estimating the impact of Airbnb on the local economy: Evidence from the restaurant industry

    DAVIDE PROSERPIO, USC

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  • to be defined

    Omiros Papaspiliopoulos  (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) 

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  • Il regolamento europeo sui prospetti informativi
    Business law

    Welcome Address Piergaetano Marchetti, Università Bocconi   Coordinator Giovanni Strampelli, Università Bocconi   Introduction Guido Ferrarini, Università di Genova   Speakers Danny Busch, Radboud University, Nijmegen;   Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano;   Paolo Giudici, Libera Università di Bolzano;   Michele Siri, Università di Genova   Conclusions Marco Ventoruzzo, Università Bocconi

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