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A New Tool Detects Emotions in Italian Social Media Posts

A New Tool Detects Emotions in Italian Social Media Posts

by Fabio Todesco

Federico Bianchi, Debora Nozza, and Dirk Hovy released a freely available package for sentiment analysis and emotion recognition in Italian, overcoming the linguistic and economic limitations of similar tools  

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The Real Effects of Accounting

The Real Effects of Accounting

by Fabio Todesco

Accounting is no more just about bookkeeping or double entry: it's about information. Reporting rules affect both managerial behavior and our lives, according to Annalisa Prencipe, KPMG Chair in Accounting  

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Beyond the Selfie: COVID19 and the Museum Sector

Beyond the Selfie: COVID19 and the Museum Sector

by Jennifer Clark

According to Alex Turrini, the pandemic acted as a digital transformation accelerator, as never before  

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When the Pandemic Leads to Food Insecurity

When the Pandemic Leads to Food Insecurity

by Jennifer Clark

Two recent studies on food systems in Europe and the pandemic highlight just how vulnerable to disruption these systems are  

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Real Time Maps of COVID Trends in Italy

Real Time Maps of COVID Trends in Italy

by Fabio Todesco

From the homepage of Bocconi COVID Crisis Lab readers can go to a mapping app developed by Marco Bonetti and Ugofilippo Basellini and monitor the epidemic in Italy  

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Don't Fear Zombies. At Least, Not Yet

Don't Fear Zombies. At Least, Not Yet

by Jennifer Clark

New research by Guido Tabellini shows that the risk of creating a hidden subsidy for uncompetitive firms should not hold back governments and banks from providing firms with credit during the COVID19 pandemic  

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We Need European Solutions to Overcome the Crisis

We Need European Solutions to Overcome the Crisis

by Fabio Todesco

Bad banks and deposit insurance on a continental scale are among the measures suggested by Andrea Resti when temporary State support to companies will be lifted  

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Exit the Crisis by Restoring Bank Balance Sheet Transparency

Exit the Crisis by Restoring Bank Balance Sheet Transparency

by Fabio Todesco

An analysis by Brunella Bruno and Elena Carletti for the European Parliament on how to phase out COVID support measures to the banking system  

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The Science of Altruism: Why We Should Give Vaccines to Developing Countries

The Science of Altruism: Why We Should Give Vaccines to Developing Countries

by Fabio Todesco

When herd immunity is reached, it is in rich countries' selfinterest to donate vaccines to countries that have a proportion of susceptible people still above the critical level. This strategy is particularly effective when recipient countries are close to immunity and vaccination can avert the economic losses inherent in closing borders  

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People

  • Giacinto Della Cananea to Chair the Commission on Tax Justice

    The body, set up yesterday by the Ministries of Justice and of Economy and Finance, will have to present a reform proposal by June 30  

  • The KPMG Chair in Accounting Has Been Established, for Accounting that Counts

    It will not deal with bookkeeping. In the Lectio Inauguralis the holder of the Chair, Annalisa Prencipe, tells how the discipline has evolved, and how it now focuses on the role of information  

  • Alessia Melegaro Joins the Scientific Technical Committee

    The new CTS includes representatives of statistical, mathematical and epidemiological disciplines  

  • Bocconi and AXA: A Lab to Stop the Shecession

    The AXA Research Lab on Gender Equality directed by Paola Profeta, stems from the collaboration between Bocconi and AXA, together with the AXA Research Fund. Its goal: to promote studies capable of influencing the policies needed to eliminate the gender gap and to achieve the goal set in the United Nations' Agenda for Sustainable Development  

  • A Research Award to Yulia Borisova

    A lawyer and student of the LLM in Law of Internet Technology, Yulia Borisova has been awarded by the 4iP Council for a paper on software patentability in Europe  

  • Leonardo Caporarello Awarded the Rotman Teaching Award for the Second Time

    The Canadian business school recognized the SDA Bocconi professor on the basis of the evaluations made by Global Executive MBA students  

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  • Demand for Performance Goods: Import Quotas in the Chinese Movie Market
    Applied Microeconomics

    Marc Rysman (Boston University)

    Webinar

  • The Effect of Online Competition on Local Newspapers and Politics: Evidence from the Introduction of Craigslist in the U.S.
    Political Economy - Joint with the Department of Social and Political Sciences

    Ruben Durante (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Abstract

    Webinar

  • Bond markets in Spring 2020 and the response of the Federal Reserve

    Paper Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, Berkeley Haas In order to receive the invitation link for the online streaming, please contact dip.fin@unibocconi.it  

    WEBINAR

  • Enabling rapid financial response to disasters: Knotting and reknotting multiple paradoxes in inter-organizational systems

    Paula Jarzabkowski (Cass Business School)   For information or to receive the invitation link contact daniela.cereda@unibocconi.it

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