How to Return to Work Balancing Public Health and Economic Needs

How to Return to Work Balancing Public Health and Economic Needs

by Fabio Todesco

Carlo Favero adapted a standard epidemiological model to the Italian COVID outbreak and extended it in order to consider the economic effect of the pandemic, along with Andrea Ichino and Aldo Rustichini  

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In English, Machine Translation Makes You Sound Like a Man in His Middle Age

In English, Machine Translation Makes You Sound Like a Man in His Middle Age

by Fabio Todesco

Three Bocconi scholars found an algorithmic bias in the systems of Google, Bing, and DeepL, when translating from several European languages into English

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Populist Governments Lagged Behind in the Fight on COVID

Populist Governments Lagged Behind in the Fight on COVID

by Fabio Todesco

In a study on 94 countries, Kerim Kavakli shows that populist distrust in expert advice may have caused delays in the implementation of health measures, closures and mobility restrictions. The effect is stronger in rich countries.

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Why Labor Market Inequality Has Grown Worldwide Under COVID

Why Labor Market Inequality Has Grown Worldwide Under COVID

by Tomaso Eridani

A comparative analysis of labor markets in 12 countries confirms the disparities observed by Vincenzo Galasso for Italy on a global scale

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Gender Equality in Your Hands: Mobile Phones Empower Women Worldwide

Gender Equality in Your Hands: Mobile Phones Empower Women Worldwide

by Fabio Todesco

Mobile phone access is associated with lower gender inequality, higher contraceptive uptake, and lower maternal and child mortality, a ERC funded study covering 209 countries and published on PNAS finds. The relation is stronger in developing countries

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COVID Makes Us Unequal in the Labor Market

COVID Makes Us Unequal in the Labor Market

by Fabio Todesco

Thanks to two surveys conducted three weeks apart, Vincenzo Galasso notes that the most affected in terms of employment and income are the least educated, blue collar and low income service workers. As time goes by, moreover, the contrast increases

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Research Integrity: Why We Should Trust Registered Clinical Trials

Research Integrity: Why We Should Trust Registered Clinical Trials

by Fabio Todesco

New research finds reassuring evidence about the integrity of clinical trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov, with some concerns only regarding small pharma companies

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Why Equity Markets Go Up (Yes, Up) When There Is an Official COVID Announcement

Why Equity Markets Go Up (Yes, Up) When There Is an Official COVID Announcement

by Fabio Todesco

Croce, Farroni and Wolfskeil analyze the relationship between the diffusion of pandemic information and market trends and provide a predictive tool based on Twitter, useful to avoid being caught unprepared again by a financial collapse of this kind

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Hiding in Plain Sight: How the Mafia Strategically Uses Ambiguity

Hiding in Plain Sight: How the Mafia Strategically Uses Ambiguity

by Fabio Todesco

A new paper by scholars from Bocconi and Oxford makes sense of the strategies used by the Mafia and the Italian State throughout 55 years of struggles for keeping or tearing apart the shroud of ambiguity that surrounds the organization. The paper allows understanding how ambiguity might be used strategically by organizations to shy from public scrutiny and alerts us on how to recognize such strategies

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News

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  • Quantum Physics and Statistical Physics for Machine Learning Meet at Bocconi

    In the early days of next week the University will virtually host 300 participants of the ELLIS Workshop on Quantum and Physics Based Machine Learning  

  • Two Generations of Bayesian Statisticians Meet at BayesLab Webinars

    The Bocconi research unit on Bayesian statistics will host an online seminar series in which outstanding young researchers will have the opportunity to present their work and get feedback from toplevel senior scholars  

  • Why Sustainability Leaders Need an Ocean Disclosure Index

    One company in four are aware of their pressure on oceans and active in its mitigation, but they lack a reporting standard focused on ocean related issues. SDA Bocconi participated in the One Ocean Foundation study presented yesterday at the United Nations World Oceans Day  

  • 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  

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  • RELAZIONE SULL'ATTIVITA' SVOLTA DALL'ARBITRO BANCARIO FINANZIARIO NEL 2019
    Private law

    COORDINA: PIETRO SIRENA Direttore della Scuola di Giurisprudenza PRESENTANO LA RELAZIONE: MAGDA BIANCO Capo Dipartimento tutela dei clienti ed educazione finanziaria, Banca d’Italia; MARGHERITA CARTECHINI Dipartimento tutela dei clienti ed educazione finanziaria, Banca d’Italia; NE DISCUTONO: FRANCESCO GIAVAZZI Senior Professor dell'Università Bocconi; SABINO CASSESE Giudice emerito della Corte Costituzionale e professore emerito della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. CONCLUDONO: ALESSANDRA PERRAZZELLI Vice direttrice generale della Banca d’Italia; MARCO VENTORUZZO Direttore del Dipartimento di Studi giuridici

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  • Estimating the impact of Airbnb on the local economy: Evidence from the restaurant industry

    DAVIDE PROSERPIO, USC

    Webinar

  • to be defined

    Omiros Papaspiliopoulos  (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) 

    Webinar

  • Il regolamento europeo sui prospetti informativi
    Business law

    Welcome Address Piergaetano Marchetti, Università Bocconi   Coordinator Giovanni Strampelli, Università Bocconi   Introduction Guido Ferrarini, Università di Genova   Speakers Danny Busch, Radboud University, Nijmegen;   Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano;   Paolo Giudici, Libera Università di Bolzano;   Michele Siri, Università di Genova   Conclusions Marco Ventoruzzo, Università Bocconi

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