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Back Through Time to Delve Into the Enigma of Art

Back Through Time to Delve Into the Enigma of Art

by Gino Zaccaria

An excerpt of Gino Zaccaria's meditation on the originary meaning of art, starting from ancient Greece  

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Global Value Chains Promote Deep Integration via Trade Agreements

Global Value Chains Promote Deep Integration via Trade Agreements

by Leonardo Baccini, Matteo Fiorini, Bernard Hoekman, Carlo Altomonte, Italo Colantone

Populism and the COVID pandemic are likely to curb the growth of global value chains, thus reducing one of the incentives to sign deep trade agreements, Altomonte, Colantone and colleagues write in a chapter of a CEPR World Bank ebook  

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Why Emigration During the Great Recession Sustained Fertility Rates in Italy

Why Emigration During the Great Recession Sustained Fertility Rates in Italy

by Umberto Platini

A counterfactual analysis by Balbo and Anelli shows that had many young individuals not emigrated, they would have negatively impacted the country's natality, because they were more careeroriented and less likely to have children than their peers  

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Gender Inequality

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Gender Inequality

by Fabio Todesco

Paola Profeta tackles the issue in the latest episode of the Clarity in a Messy World podcast  

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Decline in Cash Assistance Not a Sign of Improving Living Standards

Decline in Cash Assistance Not a Sign of Improving Living Standards

by Umberto Platini

In the US, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families is falling because of lower benefits and reduced eligibility, with dismal consequences on child poverty and student homelessness, according to two studies by Zachary Parolin  

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Thank You, European Research Council

Thank You, European Research Council

by Fabio Todesco

The ERC celebrates its 10,000th grantee. Massimo Morelli, the winner of one of the 41 grants hosted at Bocconi, tells how it empowered him, making fantastic research possible  

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Political Mudslingers Hurt Themselves

Political Mudslingers Hurt Themselves

by Fabio Todesco

New study by three Bocconi professors presents field and lab evidence that electoral attacks on opponents backfire and, in multicandidate races, end up having positive spillover effects on third candidates  

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A ERC Grant to Bocconi to Study Managerial Decisions

A ERC Grant to Bocconi to Study Managerial Decisions

by Fabio Todesco

The European grant goes to Alfonso Gambardella for a project on the decision making process of entrepreneurs and managers  

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News

  • Finding the Perfect Number

    Francesco Grossetti has released a computer package capable of finding out the number of topics that best describes the content of corpuses of texts too large to be managed  

  • Fear of COVID, the Effectiveness of Non Pharmaceutical Interventions

    Colombe Ladreit analyzes the economic effects of lockdowns and distancing  

  • From Intelligence to AI and from Art to Artifice

    The fifth edition of ScienzaNuova, a seminar of research and experimentation on the fundamental concepts of modern sciences, returns to Merano  

  • Circular Businesses Risk Less and Reap Higher Returns

    Adherence to circular economy practices reduces by 12 times the default risk at one year from opening and leads to better risk adjusted returns, according to a white paper by Bocconi University, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Intesa Sanpaolo, coordinated by Claudio Zara  

  • How to Support Victims of Extortion and Usury in a Moment of Crisis

    A study resulting from an agreement between the Commissioner for the coordination of anti racket and anti usury initiatives and Bocconi University evaluates the functioning of the Solidarity Fund, born from an idea of Giovanni Falcone  

  • Methods and Models for Deciding with Data

    Emanuele Borgonovo, through two research projects, aims to make models understandable and useful to managers  

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  • The Equilibrium Existence Duality
    Theory & Experiments Seminar Series

    Elizabeth Baldwin, Oxford University https://elizabeth-baldwin.me.uk/papers/equilibrium-existence-duality.pdf

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    Development Labor Political Economy - Joint with Collegio Carlo Alberto

    Jesse Shapiro (Brown University)

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    Development Labor Political Economy - Joint with Collegio Carlo Alberto

    Charles Angelucci (MIT Sloan)

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

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    Development Labor Political Economy

    Maria Petrova (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

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