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The Identikit of (Shakier than You Thought) Firms Connected to Mafia

The Identikit of (Shakier than You Thought) Firms Connected to Mafia

by Sahana Subramanyam

New research by Bocconi scholars Marra, Masciandaro, and Pecchiari jointly with Bianchi (Florida International) unveils that firms connected to organized crime have lower return on assets, higher debt, lower cash holdings and are more likely to default  

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Saving the World? It's a Job for Accountants

Saving the World? It's a Job for Accountants

by Fabio Todesco

Measurement and accounting rules have an impact on corporate behavior, and can hence promote Corporate Social Responsibility, says Ariela Caglio in the Bocconi podcast  

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CSR Destroys Value When Firms Stop Leading by Example

CSR Destroys Value When Firms Stop Leading by Example

by Fabio Todesco

High CSR performance usually works as stock price insurance against negative events. If the event is due to management conduct that contradicts CSR principles, though, markets punish, not reward, high CSR performers, according to research by Bartov, Marra, and Momente'  

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Morning Knowledge /14. Accounts

Morning Knowledge /14. Accounts

by Fabio Todesco

Even responsible companies try to divert attention from their weaknesses, Ariela Caglio says. But we shouldn't throw out the baby (Integrated Reporting) with the bathwater  

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News

  • A Big Bang Theory About Gucci Success

    The decision to conquer the market through a rejuvenation of the organisation and the adoption of a new set of values has been the key to the successful Gucci turnaround under the leadership of Marco Bizzarri and Alessandro Michele, according to a study presented yesterday  

  • AI That Describes Images in Italian

    CLIPItalian, recently developed by a team including Federico Bianchi, is the first and only AI model that associates images to their descriptions in Italian on a large scale  

  • SDA Bocconi, 50 Years of Ideas

    The impact of the School's research on view from today at the SDA campus  

  • Yes to Data, But Only If It's High Quality

    Mandelli's current research focuses on how to improve data quality when collecting, interpreting, and using them. Because they need to be more than just big to create value  

  • The Economics of COVID Resilience

    An analysis of the 2020 annual reports of nonfinancial companies listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, conducted by the KPMG Chair in Accounting at Bocconi, reveals that large companies, the cash rich and family controlled proved more resilient  

  • Only Some Banks Have Been Able to Help SMEs During COVID

    According to De Marco, the system of Guarantee Fund has rewarded SMEs that had relations with an efficient bank, especially from a technological point of view, creating a situation of unequal access to credit  

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Seminars

  • Going Digital to Conform and Perform: Learning Logics Underpinning Digital Advertising Spending

    Seoyoung KIM, University of Georgia   Job Market Seminar For information please contact dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

    Webinar

  • Explaining Greenium in a Macro-Finance Integrated Assessment Model

    Biao Yang, Bocconi University Practice for Job Market

    Room 7, Via Bocconi 8

  • Media Competition and News Diets
    Development Labor Political Economy - Joint with Collegio Carlo Alberto

    Charles Angelucci (MIT Sloan) Paper

    Seminar Room AS02, Via Roentgen 1 (floor -2)

  • Can selling change the salesperson? Experimental evidence on resilience amidst the covid-19 pandemic

    Iris R.M. Steenkamp, London Business School   Job Market Seminar For information please contact dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

    Webinar