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Why We Should Showcase Research Without Significant Results

Why We Should Showcase Research Without Significant Results

by Umberto Platini

Publishing practices tend to hide studies that lack statistically significant results, with negative side effects on the spread of false positives, replicability and inefficient research funding. Scott Williamson suggests how to overcome the issue  

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Gender Quotas Improve the Quality of the Entire Board

Gender Quotas Improve the Quality of the Entire Board

by Fabio Todesco

When quotas were introduced in Italy, a new study by Paola Profeta finds, improvements were recorded not only in female presence, but also in education and age of board members. With no costs in terms of firm performance and stock valuation  

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The Many Hues of Inclusive Growth

The Many Hues of Inclusive Growth

by Fabio Todesco

Different countries rely on different mechanisms to reach inclusive growth, according to research by Zachary Parolin, and inequality is not inevitable: public policies may offset the effects of market forces  

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The Double Penalty of Women Harassed at Work

The Double Penalty of Women Harassed at Work

by Fabio Todesco

They are not only victims of abuse but are often forced to quit their jobs in order to avoid them, Caroline Coly states. In environments where sexist comments are tolerated, women are 40 times more likely to be assaulted  

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At Least 500 COVID Cases in Lombardy Before Patient 1

At Least 500 COVID Cases in Lombardy Before Patient 1

by Ezio Renda

Alessia Melegaro, Raffaella Piccarreta and Filippo Trentini among the authors of a study, in collaboration with Fondazione Bruno Kessler, that sheds light on the rapid spread of the virus between February and March 2020  

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Robots in Europe Vote for the Radical Right

Robots in Europe Vote for the Radical Right

by Ezio Renda

Three Bocconi professors, in a paper newly published in PNAS, find another piece of evidence on the effects of economic distress on the rise of populist parties. Voters react to automation in the same way they react to globalization and to import competition from China  

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OASI Report: Healthcare Moving at the Speed of Light

OASI Report: Healthcare Moving at the Speed of Light

by Fabio Todesco

In the two years since the pandemic broke out, the Italian Healthcare System has gone through more changes than in the rest of its history and has displayed great flexibility. Now it must leverage this experience to rationalize, not ration, services  

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News

  • Banks: After Covid, the Challenge Is to Support Innovation in Companies

    Fundamental will be for Italy to be able to select and offer support to companies that stand out for their innovative potential in order to emerge from the socalled Great Financial Crisis  

  • Studying Social Dynamics

    Public policy, sociology, demography and welfare are the main areas of investigation of the Dondena Research Center directed by Marco Bonetti  

  • How to Anticipate the Needs of Companies

    The SDA Bocconi Research Division, directed by Paola Cillo, seeks not only to respond to the contingent needs of companies and institutions but to anticipate them. A difficult and stimulating challenge  

  • EU Cohesion Can Be Strengthened by the Principle of Health Solidarity

    According to a paper by Paola Mariani, the principle of health solidarity should be accepted and developed in case of an emergency situation  

  • Being Sustainable with Energy

    Energy, environment and sustainability are the research topics of GREEN, the research center directed by Marco Percoco, also author of the study behind the candidacy of Milan for the 2027 Winter Olympics  

  • Regions. A Comparison Starting from Their Differences and Arriving at Their Strengths

    A valid response to a pandemic like the coronavirus needs more coordination for ensuring greater ability to react, while maintaining flexibility at the local level  

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  • Keeping Ethics Connected: The Effect of Reporting Device on Reporting Honesty

    Qinnan Ruan (Tilburg University)

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  • Risk Neglect in the Corporate Bond Market

    Jacob Sorensen,  Copenhagen Business School Job Market Paper

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  • Ricci Curvature and Optimal Transport

    Elia Bruè (IAS - Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

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  • Contextualized News in Corporate Disclosures: A Neural Language Approach

    Federico Siano (Boston University)

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