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Predicting Startup Success with Data

Predicting Startup Success with Data

by Carlo Mammola and Luigi Mastromauro

Some venture capital investors are starting to use data analytics to predict survival or failure. The authors have developed a data matrix identifying four startup archetypes  

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Entrepreneurship Goes beyond Startups

Entrepreneurship Goes beyond Startups

by Nicolai Foss

Entrepreneurs have long been the missing piece in social science research, but this is changing. We now need to understand the company level drivers of entreprenurial ideas by Nicolai Foss  

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The Risks of Monetary Democracy

The Risks of Monetary Democracy

by Andrea Munari

Andrea Munari, Bocconi alumnus and CEO of BNL, looks to the future of money and its regulation. A future in which a hybrid system will emerge  

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Have Tolerance for Honest Mistakes If You Want to Engage Employees

Have Tolerance for Honest Mistakes If You Want to Engage Employees

by Emanuele Elli

To develop genuine trust between companies and their employees, transparency, personal growth, the quality of the work environment and company benefits, worktime flexibility, and the sharing of objectives are all crucial. Only this way can engagement be developed, according to Sergio Picarelli, Bocconi alumnus and manager of Adecco Group  

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Managers with Trolleys See Their Careers Take Off

Managers with Trolleys See Their Careers Take Off

by Francesca Prandstraller

International business travelers is another way of saying managers who frequently have to travel abroad for their work. Being ready to travel on the job offers several career advantages, but in Italy women face obstacles because of the country's culture about their presumed family obligations  

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Know Your Employees, If You Want Them Engaged

Know Your Employees, If You Want Them Engaged

by Beatrice Manzoni

Engagement in the workplace improves performance, yet the data on levels of employee engagement are discomforting. A Bocconi study shows what counts for different generations of workers and indicates the path companies and managers have to follow  

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The State of Health of Italian Health Care

The State of Health of Italian Health Care

by Francesco Longo and Alberto Ricci

Italy is ranked fourth in the world for its health care system, but there are priorities that should concern Italian policymakers: stronger decentralization, the transfer of clinical knowledge to the South, and the generational renewal of health personnel  

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How Are We Going to Pay in the Third Millennium?

How Are We Going to Pay in the Third Millennium?

by Donato Masciandaro

The future of money is already being written: digital cryptocurrencies and ecash. How is this affecting central banking?  

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Balance of Money in the Past, Present and Future

Balance of Money in the Past, Present and Future

by Tommaso Monacelli

Trust, memory and at times even misleading mystique. This is money. It is of little importance whether it is in the physical form that it takes today or a virtual form that could be increasingly common tomorrow  

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The Value of Accounting Transparency for Partners and Suppliers

The Value of Accounting Transparency for Partners and Suppliers

by Ariela Caglio

Total or partial disclosure of cost accounting information goes under the name of Open Book Accounting (OBA). A study of 180 companies shows that being an open book helps business performance  

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Culture Won't Feed You? Untrue!

Culture Won't Feed You? Untrue!

by Paola Dubini

It is an old adage that needs to be dismantled: Disney and venture capital are heavily investing in culture, for instance. The point is that culture promotes identity and cohesion as well as business  

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The Effect of the Housing Bubble and the Role of Credit

The Effect of the Housing Bubble and the Role of Credit

by Tom Schmitz

A study of the housing price boom in Spain between 1995 and 2008 and its collapse between 2008 and 2015 highlights the role of the financial system as a transmission mechanism between sectors  

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Why Democracies Need to Keep Talking to Find an Agreement on Immigration

Why Democracies Need to Keep Talking to Find an Agreement on Immigration

by Graziella Romeo

By reforming the Dublin regulation on migrants and refugees, EU institutions can regain authority and remind nationalists that untrammeled sovereign power goes against international legitimacy  

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