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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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Educational Choices at the Root of the Skill Mismatch in the Labor Market

Educational Choices at the Root of the Skill Mismatch in the Labor Market

by Fabio Todesco

The results of New Skills at Work, a three year project by Bocconi and JP Morgan. According to international studies, Italy pays a cost for the mismatch between available skills and market demands with a 9% penalty on wages. Better information for families could make the difference  

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  • Research and Policy to Tackle Climate Change

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the third article of the series, Federico Scabbia reports on the work of Solomon Hsiang, Berkeley University, Christian Gollier, Toulouse University, and Tom van Ierland, DG Climate Action  

  • Why American Deterrence May Not Work

    In a world with many well armed and unpredictable countries, tough talk from the US is riskier than ever  

  • The Immigrant Factor for Public Health: Let the Data Speak

    A study by Carlo Devillanova underlines the importance of monitoring health issues of immigrants to avoid the risks of leaving them outside the healthcare system during the pandemic  

  • A Call for Evidence in the Debate Over School Autonomy

    Bocconi students on the economics seminars organized by IGIER. In the second article of a series, Sahana Subramanyam reports on the work of Joshua Angrist, MIT, and Stephen Machin, LSE  

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  • Uncertainty and Information Acquisition: Evidence From Firms and Consumers

    Christopher Roth, Warwick In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it

    Webinar

  • Power of Words: How Do Employee Narratives Shape Our Understanding of Managerial Incompetence?

    Amit Nigam, Class Business School

    Webinar joint with CERGAS

  • The Macroeconomics of Sticky Prices with Generalized Hazard Functions
    Macroeconomics

    Francesco Lippi (LUISS University)

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  • Self-image Bias and Lost Talent

    Pietro Veronesi, University of Chicago. In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it  

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