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Big Data as Gold. A Bocconi Professor Contributes to Faster Simulators

Big Data as Gold. A Bocconi Professor Contributes to Faster Simulators

by Sirio Legramanti

Simulators are increasingly crucial in decision making, but they can be time and memory consuming, hence they are often substituted by emulators. Emanuele Borgonovo has developed a faster emulation algorithm improving a technique pioneered by a South African statistician and mining engineer  

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How to Summarize Graphs and Hypergraphs

How to Summarize Graphs and Hypergraphs

by Sirio Legramanti

Large graphs and hypergraphs are increasingly common: Luca Trevisan has recently published an article about how to summarize these data structures in order to save memory and computational time while preserving their characteristic features  

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Statistics Shows That Early Lockdown Measures Are Our Best Weapons Against Covid

Statistics Shows That Early Lockdown Measures Are Our Best Weapons Against Covid

by Fabio Todesco

New study by Lu and Borgonovo, using sensitivity analysis techniques, demonstrates that policy variables are much more relevant than the intrinsic features of the pandemic in containing the number of infectious  

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Coronavirus Data Analysis Made Easier

Coronavirus Data Analysis Made Easier

by Fabio Todesco

Marco Bonetti, Director of the Dondena Centre, has developed a tool that displays the progress of the epidemic at provincial, regional and national levels  

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Morning Knowledge /8. Networks

Morning Knowledge /8. Networks

by Fabio Todesco

If you want to become global, first build strong local ties, says Fernando Vega Redondo. Trust throughout your relationships is, in fact, the material that makes your wings strong enough to fly far away  

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The Lunar Algorithm That Predicts the Future

The Lunar Algorithm That Predicts the Future

by Claudio Todesco

The performance of the stock market, weather forecasts, a sports score: all predictable thanks to an algorithm used by NASA in 1969, as explained by Daniele Durante and Sonia Petrone  

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  • Emotions Power Public Administration

    Research by Turrini, Cristofoli, and Valotti finds a shared feature in the realization of COVID hospitals in Milan, New York, and Wuhan  

  • Fiscal Expansion: Spend as if You Have to Pay It Back

    Bocconi students on the seminars organized by IGIER. In the latest article of the series, Sviatoslav Tiupin reports on the work of Olivier Blanchard and John Cochrane  

  • Taxing Debt to Curb Irrationality Without Reducing Economic Growth

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the fifth article of the series, Daniele Goffi reports on the work of Ivan Werning, MIT  

  • Piketty's Road Map Towards Equality

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the fourth article of the series, Gael Blanchard reports on the latest book by Thomas Piketty and his work on growth and inequality  

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  • The Department of Finance will be interviewing and holding seminars with selected candidates on the following dates:   January 12th January 14th January 15th January 18th January 22nd January 25th January 27th February 1st February 3rd   Selected candidates will be contacted individually via e-mail. If you would like to follow the candidate's seminar you can contact the department administration office at dip.fin@unibocconi.it

  • Flexible Wages, Bargaining, and the Gender Gap

    Barbara Biasi (Yale)

    Webinar

  • Ricerca/Ricerche: L'impresa preindustriale

    A.Colli (Università Bocconi), P.Lanaro (Università Cà Foscari), M.Doria (Università degli Studi di Genova e ASSI), M.Agostini (Università Cà Foscari), G.Favero (Università Cà Foscari), R.Cella (Università di Verona), I.Cecchini (Ist.Storia Europa Mediterranea,CNR,Roma), A.Caracausi (Università di Padova), L.Mocarelli (Università Bicocca), E.Demo (Università di Verona), G.Ongaro (Università Bicocca), F.Ammannuti (Università Bocconi), P.Pierucci (Università di Chieti Pescara), R.Rossi (Università di Salerno), V.Fava (Università Cà Foscari), M.Aymard (Ehess Parigi)

    Webinar joint with ASSI

  • A model of justification

    Sarah Ridout (Harvard University)

    Webinar