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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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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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  • Economics Research, Bocconi in the European Top 5

    In the Tilburg University ranking of the best universities for scientific performance in economics research, Bocconi is 4th in Europe, 1st in continental Europe, and 18th in the world  

  • Lockdown Measures Are Not the Only Things Keeping Us at Home

    Two Bocconi MSc students, in a team with two Oxford PhD students, had their paper published in two prestigious outlets. Observing mobility data from mobile devices, they found that people in the US often distanced themselves before official measures were imposed in counties with high education, high trust in science and high income  

  • 15 Legal Principles to Face the COVID19 Crisis

    Pietro Sirena is among the authors of the principles drafted by the European Law Institute  

  • Back to Values to Overcome the Crisis

    A Bocconi team led by Veronica Vecchi curated the Transformation Map on Values published by the World Economic Forum in their Strategic Intelligence online section  

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  • Imperfect Macroeconomic Expectations: Evidence and Theory
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    Marios Angeletos (MIT) Paper

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  • The Commission's proposals for the Multiannual Financial Framework and the Recovery Instrument
    The EU Response to the Covid Crisis

    Chair Eleanor Spaventa, Bocconi University Speakers Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University; Catherine De Vries, Bocconi University; Guido Tabellini, Bocconi University To register, please contact fulvia.ristuccia@unibocconi.it

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    Emil Verner, MIT   Register for the webinar by clicking on this link

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  • Facebook Causes Protests
    Political Economy Seminar (Joint with the Department of Economics)

    Leopoldo Fergusson, Universidad de los Andes

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