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A Simple yet Powerful Model for Irrigation Water Consumption

A Simple yet Powerful Model for Irrigation Water Consumption

by Sirio Legramanti

Bocconi professor Emanuele Borgonovo and his coauthors show that the water demand for agricultural irrigation can be modelled as a function of irrigated areas alone, matching the results of much more complex models  

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Celebrating Pride, Turing, and LGBTQ Presence in STEM Disciplines

Celebrating Pride, Turing, and LGBTQ Presence in STEM Disciplines

by Luca Trevisan, Full Professor of Computer Science

On the anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, founder of computing AI pioneer, and persecuted as a gay man, some thoughts on how things have evolved, over the last several decades, for researchers in his fields  

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The Math of Stem Cells

The Math of Stem Cells

by Sirio Legramanti

Triggered by a challenging biological problem, Hugo Lavenant has developed innovative mathematical models for stem cell differentiation  

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Why Artificial Intelligence Won't Turn on Us

Why Artificial Intelligence Won't Turn on Us

by Fabio Todesco

Simply put: current AI is not about thinking machines and it's not intelligent in a human like sense, says Riccardo Zecchina in the latest episode of the Bocconi podcast  

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Synthesizing Big, Wide and Dirty Data to Predict Election Outcomes

Synthesizing Big, Wide and Dirty Data to Predict Election Outcomes

by Sirio Legramanti

An applied social science problem inspired Bocconi professor Omiros Papaspiliopoulos to investigate new scalable Bayesian computation strategies  

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Three New Professors Join Bocconi

Three New Professors Join Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

Two full professors and an assistant professor have arrived to bolster the Bocconi faculty for the second semester of the academic year  

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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  

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  • Rewarding Women's Rights in Dictatorships

    Daniela Donno, University of Cyprus Special Seminar

    Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1