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mHealth Appeals to Doctors More Than Patients

mHealth Appeals to Doctors More Than Patients

by Rosanna Tarricone

Medical apps aimed at monitoring medical treatments and health conditions are not taking off, partly because they are not codesigned with users and are employed in a bureaucratic fashion  

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Marriage, Civil Union, Cohabitation

Marriage, Civil Union, Cohabitation

by Lorenzo Bertino

In Italy, the three forms of relationship are governed by different legal frameworks, so that one needs to go beyond family law  

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A Day as a Unicorn Is Better than Five Years as a Startup

A Day as a Unicorn Is Better than Five Years as a Startup

by Markus Venzin

New Italian companies almost never die, but they are not very innovative. It would be better to take bigger risks in more advanced sectors and know how to learn from experience and failure  

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When One Counts for Two

When One Counts for Two

by Chiara Mosca

Loyal shareholders get to have double voting rights, thanks to measures introduced in 2014 to reward longterm investors, and controlling investors also manage to dominate extraordinary shareholder meetings  

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What Does Elon Musk Teach Us About Financial Communication?

What Does Elon Musk Teach Us About Financial Communication?

by Xiaoxi Wu

Elon Musk and Tesla have become a case study on errors to avoid when a company publishes accounting information and discusses it with the experts  

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When a Colleague Leaves for Another Career

When a Colleague Leaves for Another Career

by Tracy Anderson

The increasingly collaborative nature of work means that a person's resignation has repercussions across the whole organization. But it can also mean new relations and career opportunities within the company  

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Leasing Commercial Space for New Uses

Leasing Commercial Space for New Uses

by Giacomo Morri and Paolo Benedetto

The boom and bust of the coworking market highlights the recent evolution of the real estate industry towards new products with a higher service component  

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That Formidable Year: More Than the Wall Fell in 1989

That Formidable Year: More Than the Wall Fell in 1989

by Andrea Colli

A decisive moment not just for events in Berlin, but also Tiananmen Square, Gorbachev's turning point and De Klerk's election in South Africa  

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What Is Behind a Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Site?

What Is Behind a Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Site?

by Severino Salvemini

ConeglianoValdobbiadene and their Prosecco sparkling white wine earn a muchprized international recognition. But the candidacy process is as important as reaching the goal, especially for the future  

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The Four Rules of Influencers

The Four Rules of Influencers

by Francesca Golfetto and Stefano Prestini

The success of influencers lies in their ability to manage the various aspects of social media communication: content, timeliness, management of their community, knowledge of their public  

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The Effect of Mergers on Competition

The Effect of Mergers on Competition

by Barbara Chizzolini

There were several MA operations involving major banks in Italy and France in the 20042008 period, but the increase in market concentration had opposite effects in the two countries  

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Financial Crises: Who Can Predict Them and How

Financial Crises: Who Can Predict Them and How

by Carlo Favero

The answer is in online machine learning that, by combining huge amounts of data and models, is able to produce optimal predictions where collective imagination has failed. At least in the past. For the future, the challenge remains open  

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When Parents Have to Pay Dearly for Their Children

When Parents Have to Pay Dearly for Their Children

by Letizia Mencarini

The direct and indirect costs of becoming parents affect the propensity to have children, as shown by various empirical studies estimating the effects of income, welfare and education  

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