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Bocconi Nets Nearly Six Million Euros in European Research Funding

Bocconi Nets Nearly Six Million Euros in European Research Funding

by Fabio Todesco

Four scholars in sociology, statistics, finance and mathematics have been awarded as many Starting Grants from the European Research Council. This is the result of these last years' investments on promising young people, says Rector Francesco Billari  

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Scaling up Data Science: Turning an Art into Science

Scaling up Data Science: Turning an Art into Science

by Fabio Todesco

Giacomo Zanella has been financed by the European Research Council to better understand, and develop, computational algorithms for largescale probabilistic models  

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Studying Complex Criminal Networks with New Statistical Tools

Studying Complex Criminal Networks with New Statistical Tools

by Ezio Renda

In a recent paper, Bocconi professor Daniele Durante and his coauthors investigate the structure of criminal networks by means of novel statistical models that allow them to group together criminals with similar connectivity patterns  

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Caution: Using Social Media May Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health

Caution: Using Social Media May Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health

by Fabio Todesco

The introduction of Facebook in American colleges led to a 9% increase in depression and a 12% increase in generalized anxiety disorder among students, according to a study by Luca Braghieri and colleagues. The likely cause: unfavorable social comparisons  

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Psychological Game Theory: When Emotions Enter the Equation

Psychological Game Theory: When Emotions Enter the Equation

by Sirio Legramanti

Pierpaolo Battigalli and his long time coauthor Martin Dufwenberg review the advancements of this branch of game theory, which also accounts for belief dependent motivations such as emotions, reciprocity and image concerns  

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Self Confirming Equilibrium: We Can Only Learn from the Consequences of Our Decisions

Self Confirming Equilibrium: We Can Only Learn from the Consequences of Our Decisions

by Sirio Legramanti

Together with Nobel laureate Thomas Sargent, Bocconi professors Pierpaolo Battigalli, Simone Cerreia Vioglio, Fabio Maccheroni, and Massimo Marinacci investigate the game theory concept of self confirming equilibrium and its policymaking implications  

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News

  • Monitor for Circular Fashion Launches Eight Pilot Tests

    In the 2022 report of the observatory by SDA Bocconi School of Management and powered by Enel X, the analysis of sustainability indicators in the textile sector is applied to eight innovative prototypes made by partner companies. From organic cotton jeans to a tshirt that can be repaired, a bag that can be recycled, and a shoe that can be sewn at home  

  • Cybersecuring a Country… with a Podcast

    Greta Nasi hosts a series of talks about how modern states aim to protect individuals, firms and society against an invisible enemy  

  • Emotions as a Tool to Persuade People to Get Vaccinated

    Instead of overdoing confusion inducing technical details, a study by Maria Cucciniello and coauthors emphasizes the usefulness of more emotionally centered communication  

  • New Bocconi PhD Graduates Eye Academic Careers

    Four young Bocconi doctorate holders in Business Administration and Management have started their selection process  

  • The Pandemic Experience, Rules and Inequality

    Halfway between personal account and legal reflection, an article by Lorenzo Gasbarri describes the Covid experience between Italy and Guatemala  

  • When Government Subsidies Hinder Innovation

    IGIER Visiting Student Nicolas Sourisseau reports on the recent IGIER Policy Seminar with Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago)  

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Seminars

  • Martin Oehmke, London School of Economics: Green Capital Requirements

    MARTIN OEHMKE - London School of Economics

    Seminar Room 2-e4-sr03 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Leonardo Bursztyn: Justifying Dissent

    LEONARDO BURSZTYN - The University of Chicago

    Alberto Alesina Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04, floor 5, Via Roentgen 1

  • Byzantine Iconoclasm, a social experiment with unexpected results

    LESLIE BRUBAKER - University of Birmingham

    Room 3b3sr01-Roentgen 1

  • CRIPTOATTIVITA': LA NUOVA DISCIPLINA EUROPEA. I Regolamenti MiCA, DLT e DORA
    Business Law

    PIERGAETANO MARCHETTI - Università Bocconi
    FILIPPO ANNUNZIATA - Università Bocconi
    MARIA CHIARA MOSCA - Università Bocconi

    Room AS02, Floor -2, Via Roentgen 1