Why Twitter Should Share Revenues with Soccer Players

Why Twitter Should Share Revenues with Soccer Players

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Gaia Rubera analyzes competition among high profile users on Twitter and suggests how to grow engagement on the social media platform  

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Financial Reporting Is More Reliable if a Firm Is Named After Its Founder

Financial Reporting Is More Reliable if a Firm Is Named After Its Founder

by Jenny Mao

A study of 2,121 large Italian private firms highlights that eponymous firms have higher financial reporting quality. All the more so if the name is rare or the firm has high visibility in the press

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Observing Startups to Understand Party Competition

Observing Startups to Understand Party Competition

by Catherine De Vries and Sara Hobolt

Challenger parties are on the rise all across Europe. Catherine De Vries and Sara Hobolt build on Schumpeter's creative destruction theory to make sense of the new circumstances

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A Simple yet Powerful Model for Irrigation Water Consumption

A Simple yet Powerful Model for Irrigation Water Consumption

by Sirio Legramanti

Bocconi professor Emanuele Borgonovo and his coauthors show that the water demand for agricultural irrigation can be modelled as a function of irrigated areas alone, matching the results of much more complex models

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Thinking Critically in a World of Fake News and Social Media
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Thinking Critically in a World of Fake News and Social Media

by Damiano Canale, Giovanni Tuzet, Roberto Ciuni and Aldo Frigerio

In a world of hypercommunication, learning to think critically is fundamental today for anyone wishing to make thoughtful choices. an excerpt from the book Critical Thinking, by Canale, Tuzet, Ciuni, and Frigerio

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Unexpectedly Large Consensus on Vaccine Priorities in 13 Countries

Unexpectedly Large Consensus on Vaccine Priorities in 13 Countries

by Fabio Todesco

Age, occupation, risk exposure and income are considered key attributes by the public everywhere in prioritizing vaccine allocation, according to the Oxford COVID19 Vaccine Preference and Opinion Survey, with the participation of Alessia Melegaro

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Rethinking Health Beyond Healthcare: A New Strategy for the Post Pandemic World

Rethinking Health Beyond Healthcare: A New Strategy for the Post Pandemic World

by Fabio Todesco

The Report of the PanEuropean Commission on Health and Sustainable Development, chaired by Mario Monti, calls for a disruptive change in the way we think about health, two scholarly comments argue

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In Political Instability, Bad Politicians Thrive

In Political Instability, Bad Politicians Thrive

by Umberto Platini

A new paper by Massimo Morelli highlights a complex chain of incentives which goes from political instability to the overproduction of laws and to the deterioration of bureaucratic quality. The case of the Italian Second Republic

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Resuming Geographic Mobility Will Boost Knowledge Transfer

Resuming Geographic Mobility Will Boost Knowledge Transfer

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Gianmario Verona shows that moving experienced people across organizational units may seem costly, but it is an effective way to promote organizational learning, diffuse best practices and save billions of dollars

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News

  • The Impact of COVID on Women? Not Just Lost Jobs

    The pandemic has hit women harder than men, especially those who were in a vulnerable condition before the pandemic, triggering a vicious cycle that makes it even harder to relaunch female employment  

  • During the Pandemic It Was More Difficult to Be a Woman Leader in Italy

    A report presented by Plan International and Bocconi and realized with the support of Unicredit Foundation photographs female leadership in Italy. Inclusive and quality education, particularly in the digital sector, is the essential tool to promote the leadership of tomorrow's women  

  • Fighting Coronavirus, an International Study Will Evaluate the Most Effective Mitigation Systems

    A macroeconomic evaluation of antiCOVID measures for understanding the effectiveness of the policies and interventions implemented  

  • Happier and Wiser in Developing Countries

    LEAP Student Giorgia Cascone reports on a seminar by Gautam Rao highlighting the lasting benefits of light psychotherapy in alleviating depressive disorders  

  • Thirteen Dates with Gender Equality

    Innovative and impactful research is at the center of a series of seminars organized by the AXA Research Lab on Gender Equality at Bocconi, starting Tuesday, October 12  

  • A Missed Opportunity for the Cultural Sector

    The lockdown period has not been exploited for increasing internal efficiency of the cultural sector, which negatively reflected also outside the entertainment world and the economic sphere  

Seminars

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Seminars

  • The Geography of Knowledge Production: Connecting Islands and Ideas
    Applied Microeconomics

    Andrew Bernard (Tuck School of Business)  

    Room AS02, Via Roentgen 1 (floor -2)

  • Repression Technology: Internet Accessibility and State Violence

    Anita Gohdes, Hertie School Special Seminar

    Room AS01 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Consumers Only Notice the Size of Unfavorable Comparisons

    Guy Voichek, Yale University   Job Market Seminar For information please contact dip.mkt@unibocconi.it  

    Webinar

  • Rewarding Women's Rights in Dictatorships

    Daniela Donno, University of Cyprus Special Seminar

    Room AS02 - Via Roentgen, 1