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New Skills Are the High Road to Higher Salaries

New Skills Are the High Road to Higher Salaries

by Anna Saraiva

An analysis by Jerome Adda shows that routine manual skills increase productivity and earnings in early career stages, while structured training and cognitive abstract skills have long term effects  

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Research That Leaves a Mark: Hiring Credits and Rights in the Internet Age

Research That Leaves a Mark: Hiring Credits and Rights in the Internet Age

by Andrea Costa

Thomas Le Barbanchon wins the Impact Award, Oreste Pollicino the Legal Studies Award  

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Two Nobel Laureates Celebrate LEAP at Bocconi

Two Nobel Laureates Celebrate LEAP at Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo will speak at the conference of the Laboratory for Effective Anti poverty Policies, supported by the Romeo and Enrica Invernizzi Foundation  

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Alberto Alesina, the Scientist Who Ensured Long Life to Economics

Alberto Alesina, the Scientist Who Ensured Long Life to Economics

by Fabio Todesco

On 24 and 25 May, Bocconi will celebrate the work of one of its best known alumni. He wanted to extend the frontiers of economics to the sphere of history and sociology, and ended up opening the new field of political economy  

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Preference for Remaining Is Key to Successful Immigration

Preference for Remaining Is Key to Successful Immigration

by Sahana Subramanyam

Jerome Adda and Simon Goerlach observe that immigrants who plan to stay in the host country develop social contacts and other skills that allow them to earn more. They also make a larger contribution to public coffers  

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Working While in School Has Long Lasting Effects on Your Human Capital

Working While in School Has Long Lasting Effects on Your Human Capital

by Fabio Todesco

Three scholars analyze the effects of a well designed Uruguayan work school program: higher earnings and higher likelihood to be employed two years after the experience, and no sign of declining school attendance or lower grades  

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The Cost of Commuting Is Paid by Women

The Cost of Commuting Is Paid by Women

by Andrea Costa

Being less willing to commute, women can miss good job opportunities. Thomas Le Barbanchon closes the Think Diverse podcast series  

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The Corruption Gender Gap: Female Officials Fall into Temptation Less Often

The Corruption Gender Gap: Female Officials Fall into Temptation Less Often

by Pedro Adami Oliboni

Francesco Decarolis and Paolo Pinotti find that women bureaucrats are 22% less likely to be investigated in Italy and 81% less likely to be arrested in China. A defensive, risk averse attitude may be the explanation  

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News

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    Health Technology Assessment becomes centralized and harmonized across the 27 member countries of the European Union  

  • Utopia and Utopias Between Science, Philosophy and Literature

    The sixth edition of ScienzaNuova deals with the different ways to interpret an everrelevant concept  

  • Blockchain and Metaverse Get Startup Investment Off the Ground

    'Follow the money', a survey of business investment in digital sectors, shows funding explosion in 2021 for the technology behind cryptocurrencies and virtual universes  

  • Gender Gap in Leadership Aspirations Changed Little in Sixty Years

    Ekaterina Netchaeva and coauthors Leah Sheppard and Tatiana Balushkina analyzed studies produced from 1960 to 2020, involving 138,000 participants  

  • A Conference in Memory of Andrea Gilardoni

    Bocconi remembers a pioneer in studies on sustainability  

  • The Impact of Internet on Fundamental Rights

    The protection of fundamental rights is a complex issue with technologies advancing at an everaccelerating pace. Oreste Pollicino seeks to bridge the gap between Internet Law and European and Constitutional Law  

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Seminars

  • ELLIS@Milan Artificial Intelligence workshop

    GABOR LUGOSI - Department of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University
    RICARDO BAEZA-YATES - Khoury College of Computer Sciences Northeastern University
    NOAM NISAN - School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    MICHAL VALKO - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies du numérique

    AS02 DEUTSCHE BANK - Roentgen building

  • tbd

    ANDREW KING - Questrom School of Business

    Meeting room 4E4SR03 (Roentgen) 4

  • Julia Cage' - Title tbc

    JULIA CAGE' - Sciences Po

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

  • Marco Di Maggio, Harvard Business School

    MARCO DI MAGGIO - Harvard Business School

    Seminar Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1