What do our researchers read in times of quarantine

07 April 2020

The Institute has not stopped and the production of knowledge keeps rolling! In these days of self-isolation, IRVAPP has closed its offices, but our work proceeds. In line with FBK, we are also delighted to share some of our interests with you.

What do our researchers read these days?

Here some suggestions based on our Twitter page.

CAUSAL INFERENCE

“The Book of Why” by Judea Pearl and Dana Mackenzie

“Missing women and the price of tea in China: the effect of sex-specific earnings on sex imbalance” by Nancy Qian

INNOVATION

“Per un pugno di idee” by Massimiano Bucchi

BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS

“Thinking fast and slow” by Daniel Kahneman

 

COMMUNICATION

“Elevate the debate a multilayered approach to communicating your research” editor Jonathan A. Schwabish

POLITICAL ECONOMY

“The age of surveillance capitalism” by Shoshana Zuboff

LABOR MARKET

“Comparing labor supply elasticities in Europe and the US: new results” by Olivier Bargain, Kristian Orsini and Andreas Peichl

“The labor supply of undocumented immigrants” by George J. Borjas

SOCIAL MOBILITY

“The Class Ceiling : why it pays to be privileged” by Sam Friedman, Daniel Laurison

GENDER GAP

“What works: gender equality by design” by Iris Bohnet

COVID-19

“Compliance with COVID-19 Social-Distancing Measures in Italy: The Role of Expectations and Duration” by Guglielmo Briscese, Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis, and Mirco Tonin

“The long-term consequences of missing a term in school” by Mikhail Zinshteyn

“Lives saved by open data (in Italian)” by Francesco Billari and Alberto Bisin