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If You Can Imagine It, You Can Do It

If You Can Imagine It, You Can Do It

by Fabio Todesco

Scenario visualization exercises can make business training more effective, especially for women, vulnerable populations, and people who have suffered trauma, according to research by LEAP scholar Alexia Delfino  

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Bring Different Races in the Same Room, and Prejudices Will Fade Away

Bring Different Races in the Same Room, and Prejudices Will Fade Away

by Anna Saraiva

LEAP Bocconi scholars Corno and La Ferrara showed that white students being assigned a black roommate at the University of Cape Town experienced a reduction in racial stereotypes. This makes a compelling case for integration programs  

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Better Ways to Fund Research

Better Ways to Fund Research

by Andrea Costa

Marco Ottaviani wins an ERC grant with a project that will study how research responds to incentives and how to improve the system  

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Understanding Politics Through the Method of Economics

Understanding Politics Through the Method of Economics

by Fabio Todesco

Guido Tabellini tells how Political Economics, a research program that seeks to explain the behavior of politicians and voters with the tools of economics, as well as possible failures of economic policy, was born, and how it has evolved over time  

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How Machine Learning Uses Electoral Campaigns to Understand MPs' Language

How Machine Learning Uses Electoral Campaigns to Understand MPs' Language

by Umberto Platini

Massimo Morelli and colleagues have developed a method to analyze parliamentary speeches based on previously coded text from past elections  

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EEA ESEM 2022, Economists Meet Again

EEA ESEM 2022, Economists Meet Again

by Fabio Todesco

Held at Bocconi on 22/26 August, EEA ESEM 2022 will be the first major international congress back in attendance, with a focus on participation by younger academics  

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News

  • A New Episode of Bocconi's Podcast on Cybersecurity

    A talk about the meaning of cyberwar and what threats different world regions face  

  • The War Economy in Ukraine

    IGIER Visiting Student Daniel Nicolae Paraschiv reports on a seminar with Tymofiy Mylovanov, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Pierre Olivier Gourinchas and Tito Boeri  

  • Four Threats to European Banks in 2023

    Andrea Resti describes the various occurrences that may impair Euro area lenders' sustainability in the near future  

  • Monitor for Circular Fashion Launches Eight Pilot Tests

    In the 2022 report of the observatory by SDA Bocconi School of Management and powered by Enel X, the analysis of sustainability indicators in the textile sector is applied to eight innovative prototypes made by partner companies. From organic cotton jeans to a tshirt that can be repaired, a bag that can be recycled, and a shoe that can be sewn at home  

  • Cybersecuring a Country‚Ķ with a Podcast

    Greta Nasi hosts a series of talks about how modern states aim to protect individuals, firms and society against an invisible enemy  

  • Emotions as a Tool to Persuade People to Get Vaccinated

    Instead of overdoing confusion inducing technical details, a study by Maria Cucciniello and coauthors emphasizes the usefulness of more emotionally centered communication  

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Seminars

  • Fairness in machine learning: a study of the Demographic Parity constraint

    NICOLAS SCHREUDER - Universita' di Genova

    Seminar Room 3-e4-sr03, 3rd floor, Via Roentgen 1

  • Rouzi Song: Pollution Taxes as a Second-Best: Accounting for Multidimensional Firm Heterogeneity in Environmental Regulations

    ROUZI SONG - University of Southern California

    Webinar

  • Measurement Invariance Across Conditions: A Case Study of Material and Experiential Happiness

    DAN SCHLEY - Rotterdam School of Management

    Meeting room 4-E4-SR03, Via Roentgen, 1, 4th floor

  • The Causal Impact of Socio-Emotional Skills Training on Educational Success

    GIUSEPPE SORRENTI - University of Amsterdam

    Room 3-B3-Sr01 - Via Roentgen, 1, III floor