Latest Articles Opinion

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  

read more
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?  

read more
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  

read more
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  

read more
Italian SMEs Must Speak Digital to Grow

Italian SMEs Must Speak Digital to Grow

by Gianluca Salviotti

Implementation of new technologies passes through digital supply chain platforms coordinated by public agencies, so that small and medium firms can become more effective at dealing with customers, suppliers, partners, and foreign markets  

read more
Political Risk Hinders Investment in Infrastructure

Political Risk Hinders Investment in Infrastructure

by Stefano Gatti

Political and regulatory risks have become central issues for private investors in advanced economies, as the threat of nationalization increasingly looms in the UK and elsewhere. But without stability in the regulatory framework, private investors are unlikely to fill the gap of falling public investment in infrastructure  

read more
Measuring Social Welfare in Government Objectives

Measuring Social Welfare in Government Objectives

by Francesco Daveri

Italy has recently decided to go beyond GDP, by considering an array of social indicators to measure the effects of budgets and policies. These consider infant mortality, poverty, inequality, and youth unemployment, but should not cloud economic judgment  

read more
Europe Should Opt for Qualified Majority Voting on Taxation Issues

Europe Should Opt for Qualified Majority Voting on Taxation Issues

by Paola Profeta

Pierre Moscovici's proposal must be supported in order to achieve greater tax coordination and to move the European project forward  

read more
The Irresistible Power of Marriage. At Home and in a Company

The Irresistible Power of Marriage. At Home and in a Company

by Mario Daniele Amore

Family businesses led by husband and wife perform better than those with different leadership positions. This was demonstrated by a Bocconi study that lasted 12 years  

read more
The Three Challenges to Take Private Procurement into a New Era

The Three Challenges to Take Private Procurement into a New Era

by Giuseppe Stabilini

The convergence of technological innovation and digital transformation enables the procurement function to revolutionize procurement processes and relations with suppliers  

read more
21st Century Sustainability Speaks the Language of Natural Sciences

21st Century Sustainability Speaks the Language of Natural Sciences

by Stefano Pogutz

We need to establish a new paradigm on which to base companies, extending their responsibility beyond traditional profit boundaries, aiming for resilience and using business models that are in balance with ecological cycles  

read more
Digital Natives Aren't Necessarily the Right Managers

Digital Natives Aren't Necessarily the Right Managers

by Severino Meregalli

In order to be able to manage a company, an executive must understand the impact of digital transformation on existing businesses and not simply know about coding or platforms  

read more
For a Good Audit, You Need to Select the Right Team

For a Good Audit, You Need to Select the Right Team

by Angelo Ditillo and Angela Pettinicchio

After looking at auditing firms, academic literature now focuses on offices and individuals, showing that knowing how to combine different skills and profiles within the group improves the quality of audits  

read more

Events

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30