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Going beyond bureaucracy to restart the economy

Going beyond bureaucracy to restart the economy

by Giovanni Valotti, Full Professor of Public Management

For years, OECD countries have been working on public sector reform, regulatory simplification and empowerment of human capital. Italy is still the country of the implementation gap and this leads it astray from the growth path of most advanced countries. Will the Peninsula be able to shift gears?  

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The Entrepreneurial Storytellers

The Entrepreneurial Storytellers

by Charles Williams, Associate Professor of Corporate Strategy

To find lenders through digital platforms, startup founders must have a narrative strategy. A study analyzes the different effects and results, depending on whether you choose to put the aspects of experimentation or those of planning at the center of your story  

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There Is More to It Than Profit

There Is More to It Than Profit

by Francesco Perrini, Director of the SDA Bocconi Sustainability Lab

In the new corporate philanthropy, it is not only about how much you donate, it's also about how you donate and to whom. The ability to have an impact on the community in terms of ESG values is increasingly part of an integrated sustainable strategy  

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Call me Alberto

Call me Alberto

by Barbara Orlando

Two years after his death, on the occasion of the study days in his memory and the launch of the Alberto Alesina Young Economists Award, his students and coauthors tell about the mentor, the friend of a lifetime, the passionate and generous scholar  

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Teaching the ABC of Finance

Teaching the ABC of Finance

by Francesco C. Billari, Professor of Demography, and Francesco Saita, Professor of Finance

The challenge is to educate young people and older adults, and eliminate gender disparities in this area as well. For this to happen, financial literacy must become a policy objective in public welfare  

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The Concrete Impact of Artificial Intelligence

The Concrete Impact of Artificial Intelligence

by Marc Mezard, Full Professor of Physics

The field of AI is experiencing a quantum leap thanks to the acceleration in computing capacity. However, the scientific understanding of deep networks and machine learning trails behind the development of applications, so that truly creative AI that builds its own representation of the world is still far in the future  

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A school that projects you into your future

A school that projects you into your future

by Emanuele Elli

The Bocconi Graduate School has a double soul: it completes higher education and addresses the world of professional employment, says Dean Antonella Caru'. Her advice to students? Keep an open mind, question yourself, solidify your skills, but also leave room for the unexpected  

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A look at yourself and a look at the future. That's how to choose your course of study

A look at yourself and a look at the future. That's how to choose your course of study

by Emanuele Elli

From guiding them through orientation activities to their farewell at the Graduation Ceremony, Annalisa Prencipe, Dean of the Bocconi Undergraduate School, advises threeyear students on their choices. Just as she does in her field of research, Accounting, in which she studies the way accounting information can help companies make informed decisions  

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The Right Time to Exit

The Right Time to Exit

by Andrea Fosfuri

The best move that founders of tech startups can make is having a good strategy for selling the company: it shouldn't be too early, because the invention wouldn't be developed enough to get the right price, and it shouldn't be too late, because if the team doesn't achieve unicorn status, it could actually burn down  

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#RussiaUkraine

#RussiaUkraine

by Editorial staff Via Sarfatti 25

Insights and reports from professors and the Bocconi community on the conflict in the heart of Europe  

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New Directions

New Directions

by Giuseppe Soda

The strength of continuing education lies in the ability to regenerate the professional identity of individuals and stimulate changes in organizations. This is why education and training are the center of the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan: investing in the reskilling and upskilling of people means investing in the country's transformation  

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