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Why Twitter Should Share Revenues with Soccer Players

Why Twitter Should Share Revenues with Soccer Players

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Gaia Rubera analyzes competition among high profile users on Twitter and suggests how to grow engagement on the social media platform  

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Financial Reporting Is More Reliable if a Firm Is Named After Its Founder

Financial Reporting Is More Reliable if a Firm Is Named After Its Founder

by Jenny Mao

A study of 2,121 large Italian private firms highlights that eponymous firms have higher financial reporting quality. All the more so if the name is rare or the firm has high visibility in the press  

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Resuming Geographic Mobility Will Boost Knowledge Transfer

Resuming Geographic Mobility Will Boost Knowledge Transfer

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Gianmario Verona shows that moving experienced people across organizational units may seem costly, but it is an effective way to promote organizational learning, diffuse best practices and save billions of dollars  

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COVID: An Uneven Blow to Fertility Across Developed Countries

COVID: An Uneven Blow to Fertility Across Developed Countries

by Fabio Todesco

A study recently published in PNAS highlights heterogeneous effects across rich countries. When seasonality and past trends are taken into account, only seven countries out of 22 recorded a significant decline, with the strongest effects in Italy, Hungary, Spain, and Portugal  

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Cooperation Beyond Closed Networks Does Not Come Easy to Successful Businessmen

Cooperation Beyond Closed Networks Does Not Come Easy to Successful Businessmen

by Jenny Mao

Ronald Burt and Sonja Opper found evidence that business leaders in more closed networks are less likely to cooperate beyond their network, especially when they run successful businesses  

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Flexibility Without Workplace Politics: Why Contractor Managers Can Thrive

Flexibility Without Workplace Politics: Why Contractor Managers Can Thrive

by Fabio Todesco

Temporary management fits the need for flexibility in the modern job market. The objectivity and independence coming with outsider status can work wonders in building trust and completing well defined tasks, according to research by Tracy Anderson  

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Stakeholders' Sentiment Can Make or Break a New CEO

Stakeholders' Sentiment Can Make or Break a New CEO

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Dovev Lavie finds that stakeholders' sentiment toward a new CEO has a stronger effect on post succession performance than the CEO's previous experience and fit. Outside CEOs, who are less familiar with the firm's organization and social networks, are more sensitive to such sentiment  

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News

  • The Impact of COVID on Women? Not Just Lost Jobs

    The pandemic has hit women harder than men, especially those who were in a vulnerable condition before the pandemic, triggering a vicious cycle that makes it even harder to relaunch female employment  

  • During the Pandemic It Was More Difficult to Be a Woman Leader in Italy

    A report presented by Plan International and Bocconi and realized with the support of Unicredit Foundation photographs female leadership in Italy. Inclusive and quality education, particularly in the digital sector, is the essential tool to promote the leadership of tomorrow's women  

  • Fighting Coronavirus, an International Study Will Evaluate the Most Effective Mitigation Systems

    A macroeconomic evaluation of antiCOVID measures for understanding the effectiveness of the policies and interventions implemented  

  • Happier and Wiser in Developing Countries

    LEAP Student Giorgia Cascone reports on a seminar by Gautam Rao highlighting the lasting benefits of light psychotherapy in alleviating depressive disorders  

  • Thirteen Dates with Gender Equality

    Innovative and impactful research is at the center of a series of seminars organized by the AXA Research Lab on Gender Equality at Bocconi, starting Tuesday, October 12  

  • A Missed Opportunity for the Cultural Sector

    The lockdown period has not been exploited for increasing internal efficiency of the cultural sector, which negatively reflected also outside the entertainment world and the economic sphere  

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Seminars

  • The Geography of Knowledge Production: Connecting Islands and Ideas
    Applied Microeconomics

    Andrew Bernard (Tuck School of Business)  

    Room AS02, Via Roentgen 1 (floor -2)

  • Repression Technology: Internet Accessibility and State Violence

    Anita Gohdes, Hertie School Special Seminar

    Room AS01 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Consumers Only Notice the Size of Unfavorable Comparisons

    Guy Voichek, Yale University   Job Market Seminar For information please contact dip.mkt@unibocconi.it  

    Webinar

  • Rewarding Women's Rights in Dictatorships

    Daniela Donno, University of Cyprus Special Seminar

    Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1