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Understanding Risk in Companies and Our Lives

Understanding Risk in Companies and Our Lives

by Massimo Marinacci

Investors, policy makers, managers and citizens always need to consider the chance that something will take an unexpected turn. Today, the latest developments in science are here to help  

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Insurance Companies Beyond Compliance

Insurance Companies Beyond Compliance

by Paola Castelli and Paola Schwizer

Faced with increasingly demanding stakeholders, watchful regulators, and aggressive competitors, the insurance industry must rethink products, technologies, and above all strategies  

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Consumer Goods Can Promote Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Consumer Goods Can Promote Inclusion of People with Disabilities

by Stefania Borghini

To overcome years of silence, product design and marketing campaigns should start from a deep knowledge of people's own experiences, in order to avoid misrepresentation  

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Europe Increases Protection for Whistleblowers

Europe Increases Protection for Whistleblowers

by Eleonora Montani

The new directive extends the protection of informants by including private workers and increasing the scope of application to go beyond corruption  

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Hail to the Positive Leader in Companies

Hail to the Positive Leader in Companies

by Gabriella Bagnato

Leaders that know how to motivate collaborators by promoting skills and sharing values increase the engagement and creativity of employees and ensure higher innovation and profitability in the companies they manage  

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According to International Law, Palmyra Should Have Been Saved

According to International Law, Palmyra Should Have Been Saved

by Roger O'Keefe

Rules of international law protecting cultural sites and objects in war exist, but there is a lack of the expertise and economic resources required to implement and enforce them  

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The Climb Towards Consensus

The Climb Towards Consensus

by Massimo Magni

The benefits, and the disadvantages, of teams that manage complex situations, with a leadership focused on sharing. But to reach the goal, preparation is key  

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The Cost of Non Europe

The Cost of Non Europe

by Gianmarco Ottaviano

Leaving the EU would mean a return to the EEC of yore. This would entail an average loss of 6.5% in per capita income in every European country  

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Why Politics Needs Women and How to Increase Their Share

Why Politics Needs Women and How to Increase Their Share

by Alessandra Casarico

Although underrepresented in almost all countries of the world, women are less corruptible and better team workers. There exists an array of tools to address gender disparity, but it remains to be seen whether the political will is there  

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Algorithms Put Platforms on an Even Keel with States

Algorithms Put Platforms on an Even Keel with States

by Oreste Pollicino

Public law ponders how to curb the power of major digital corporations with the tools that have proven effective in defending people's rights vis a' vis governments  

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Skilled Migration Benefits the Country of Origin

Skilled Migration Benefits the Country of Origin

by Stefano Breschi

What lessons does the case of Indian human capital outflow to the United States hold for Italy?  

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The Two Types of Austerity Therapy

The Two Types of Austerity Therapy

by Carlo Favero

From the analysis of over 170 fiscal adjustment plans adopted in 16 countries, Alesina, Favero and Giavazzi look at the effects on growth following either tax increases or spending cuts  

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Digital Music Makes the Charts More Democratic

Digital Music Makes the Charts More Democratic

by Andrea Ordanini

Compared to the era of vinyl and compact discs, more musicians achieve some success, but the top positions still remain the prerogative of a few hitmakers  

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