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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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Morning Knowledge /6. Corporate Reports

Morning Knowledge /6. Corporate Reports

by Fabio Todesco

You could think listed companies' financial reports to be more reliable than those of private companies. Antonio Marra invites you to think again. Which incentives do you think listed companies have to misreport earnings?  

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Invest in Private Companies, Their Accounts Are More Reliable than Public Companies'

Invest in Private Companies, Their Accounts Are More Reliable than Public Companies'

by Fabio Todesco

A new study finds that, when comparing companies with similar organizational structures, public companies' incentive to over report earnings in order to boost shortterm results outweighs market discipline  

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News

  • Bridging the Divide Between HR and CSR Functions

    A literature review developed a framework for looking at the role that the Human Resource function could play in Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability  

  • You Can Be Creative Even if Thinking Inside the Box

    Research by Beatrice Manzoni and Federico Magni finds that the combination of conscientiousness and conformity can boost a kind of creativity useful in a working environment  

  • COVID19 Has Taught Us the Importance of Data

    Data collection, organization and use must underpin decisionmaking, says statistician Raffaella Piccarreta, taking stock of data usage over the past year  

  • How Covid Is Changing Labor Law

    Research by Elena Gramano monitors the measures taken across Europe  

  • A New Tool Detects Emotions in Italian Social Media Posts

    Federico Bianchi, Debora Nozza, and Dirk Hovy released a freely available package for sentiment analysis and emotion recognition in Italian, overcoming the linguistic and economic limitations of similar tools  

  • The Real Effects of Accounting

    Accounting is no more just about bookkeeping or double entry: it's about information. Reporting rules affect both managerial behavior and our lives, according to Annalisa Prencipe, KPMG Chair in Accounting  

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Seminars

  • Markups and Inequality
    Macroeconomics - Joint with CREI-UPF

    Corina Boar (New York University) Paper

    Webinar

  • TRADE RULES AND STATE INTERVENTION IN THE ECONOMY IN THE COVID ERA
    International law

    INTRODUCTORY REMARKS LEONARDO BORLINI, Associate Professor of International Law at Bocconi University   SPEAKERS ELEANOR FOX, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law MITSUO MATSUSHITA, Professor Emeritus at Tokyo University, Former Member of the WTO Appellate Body AYA LINO, Associate Professor at Nihon University, College of Commerce, Tokyo THOMAS J. SCHOENBAUM, Shefelman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law   CONCLUDING REMARKS GIORGIO SACERDOTI Professor Emeritus at Bocconi University and Former Member and Chair of the WTO Appellate Body   Registration online is not required.   Link di collegamento

    Webinar

  • Reputational Bargaining with Ultimatum Opportunities
    Theory and Experiments Series

    Mehmet Ekmekci, Boston College

    Zoom

  • Facing Crisis? Art as politics in fourteenth-century Venice
    Sabbatical Seminar

    Stefania Gerevini, Bocconi University

    Webinar