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How to Return to Work Balancing Public Health and Economic Needs

How to Return to Work Balancing Public Health and Economic Needs

by Fabio Todesco

Carlo Favero adapted a standard epidemiological model to the Italian COVID outbreak and extended it in order to consider the economic effect of the pandemic, along with Andrea Ichino and Aldo Rustichini  

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Why Equity Markets Go Up (Yes, Up) When There Is an Official COVID Announcement

Why Equity Markets Go Up (Yes, Up) When There Is an Official COVID Announcement

by Fabio Todesco

Croce, Farroni and Wolfskeil analyze the relationship between the diffusion of pandemic information and market trends and provide a predictive tool based on Twitter, useful to avoid being caught unprepared again by a financial collapse of this kind  

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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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Intensive Care Bottlenecks Explain High COVID19 Mortality in Lombardy

Intensive Care Bottlenecks Explain High COVID19 Mortality in Lombardy

by Fabio Todesco

The most widespread epidemiological model matches reality only if this hospital constraint is considered, and caution is advised for exiting from the lockdown, according to a study by Carlo Favero  

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Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

Morning Knowledge /9. CSR

by Fabio Todesco

Institutional investors boost a company's environmental and social performance, a new study finds. Especially if they are European  

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Morning Knowledge /3. Behavior

Morning Knowledge /3. Behavior

by Fabio Todesco

Nicola Gennaioli says that cognitive and behavioral biases can explain the bumpy trends of financial markets and other paradoxes. But can they also explain today's reactions to the coronavirus outbreak?  

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Lack of Portfolio Diversification Makes Globalization a Risk for Western Investors

Lack of Portfolio Diversification Makes Globalization a Risk for Western Investors

by Fabio Todesco

American investors ask for a hefty 7% risk premium when investing in firms exposed to trade shocks and the same is true for Europe, according to a study by Bocconi's Julien Sauvagnat and colleagues. That's a very large effect, dictated by the risk of displacement of less productive local companies  

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  • COVID: The Multifaceted Truth in the Case of Lombardy

    A strand of research by Alessia Melegaro aims to reconstruct the early stages of the epidemic and the reasons why it hit the region so hard  

  • 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  

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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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  • Oh, What an UnTangled Web We Weave: The Abnormal Structure of Illegal Digital Marketplace Communities

    JOHN HULLAND, University of Georgia

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  • Improving Cancer Outreach Effectiveness through Targeting and Economic Assessments: Insights from a Randomized Field Experiment

    YIXING CHEN, University of Notre Dame

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