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The Distribution of Costs Will Make or Break the Green Transition

The Distribution of Costs Will Make or Break the Green Transition

by Fabio Todesco

Studying a major ban on polluting cars in Milan, three Bocconi professors observed that those who went to the expense of changing their cars recorded a 55% higher probability of switching their vote to the populist, right wing Lega, which opposed the policy  

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COVID Restrictions Hit Women's and Young People's Mental Health Harder

COVID Restrictions Hit Women's and Young People's Mental Health Harder

by Andrea Costa

Researchers at Bocconi's Dondena Centre found that all the restrictions had negative effects on mental wellbeing in Europe, except for workplace closures. Eastern Europe fared worse than Western Europe  

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Digital Traces Disclosing Domestic Violence

Digital Traces Disclosing Domestic Violence

by Fabio Todesco

Google searches proved to be an effective tool to predict a surge in calls to domestic violence helplines in Italy at any time and a good predictor of calls to emergency numbers in time of crisis, according to new research by Selin Koksal and colleagues  

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Is Cutting Pensions a False Economy?

Is Cutting Pensions a False Economy?

by Ezio Renda

A new project by David Stuckler financed by the European Research Council will generate new evidence on the human costs of austerity measures in Italy and other European countries  

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Why We Think That Demography Is a Slow Thing, and Why We Are Wrong

Why We Think That Demography Is a Slow Thing, and Why We Are Wrong

by Umberto Platini

When we factor migration in, population change is much faster than commonly understood and can be affected by policy makers and socioeconomic factors, Francesco Billary writes  

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Family Planning: The Silence That Might Kill 27,000 People per Year

Family Planning: The Silence That Might Kill 27,000 People per Year

by Fabio Todesco

Kerim Can Kavakli and Valentina Rotondi estimate the effects of the US withdrawing foreign aid for NGOs that provide information on or access to abortion in developing countries. They show what happens under the Mexico City Policy, enforced by Republican administrations  

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The Corruption Gender Gap: Female Officials Fall into Temptation Less Often

The Corruption Gender Gap: Female Officials Fall into Temptation Less Often

by Pedro Adami Oliboni

Francesco Decarolis and Paolo Pinotti find that women bureaucrats are 22% less likely to be investigated in Italy and 81% less likely to be arrested in China. A defensive, risk averse attitude may be the explanation  

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Gender Pay Gap Can Spoil Elections

Gender Pay Gap Can Spoil Elections

by Weiwei Chen

Where the gender pay gap is large, voters are biased against women and parties have fewer female candidates, Julien Sauvagnat explains in the eighth episode of the Think Diverse podcast series  

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Seminars

  • ELLIS@Milan Artificial Intelligence workshop

    GABOR LUGOSI - Department of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University
    RICARDO BAEZA-YATES - Khoury College of Computer Sciences Northeastern University
    NOAM NISAN - School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    MICHAL VALKO - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies du numérique

    AS02 DEUTSCHE BANK - Roentgen building

  • tbd

    ANDREW KING - Questrom School of Business

    Meeting room 4E4SR03 (Roentgen) 4

  • Julia Cage' - Title tbc

    JULIA CAGE' - Sciences Po

    Alberto Alesina Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04, floor 5, Via Roentgen 1

  • Marco Di Maggio, Harvard Business School

    MARCO DI MAGGIO - Harvard Business School

    Seminar Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1