COVID 19: Women Are Willing to Respect the Rules and Pay More for Testing

COVID 19: Women Are Willing to Respect the Rules and Pay More for Testing

by Tomaso Eridani

A Bocconi and UCL survey shows that Italian women have a stronger perception of covid risk, are willing to pay more for serological tests and swabs, and are more inclined to comply with safety measures  

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How Covid Risk and Technology Favor Virtual Tours of Museums

How Covid Risk and Technology Favor Virtual Tours of Museums

by Fabio Todesco

An experiment by Anastasia Nanni and Aulona Ulqinaku shows that interactive virtual tours can improve people's attitudes towards cultural institutions in times of COVID

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Less than Half the Jobs Are Safe in Case of Outbreak

Less than Half the Jobs Are Safe in Case of Outbreak

by Fabio Todesco

Tito Boeri and colleagues calculated the share of people that could safely work in absence of personal protection equipment

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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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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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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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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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  • COVID: The Multifaceted Truth in the Case of Lombardy

    A strand of research by Alessia Melegaro aims to reconstruct the early stages of the epidemic and the reasons why it hit the region so hard  

  • 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  

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  • 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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  • Oh, What an UnTangled Web We Weave: The Abnormal Structure of Illegal Digital Marketplace Communities

    JOHN HULLAND, University of Georgia

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  • Improving Cancer Outreach Effectiveness through Targeting and Economic Assessments: Insights from a Randomized Field Experiment

    YIXING CHEN, University of Notre Dame

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