7 January 2020
Working Paper

176 – Why economists and public opinion views on immigrants’ contribution to local economy do not match ? The role of tv exposure

There is a paradoxical divergence between the opinions of economists (favourable) and those of the general public (much less favourable) about the impact of immigrants on […] Read More
12 November 2019
Working Paper

175 – Eudaimonic wellbeing and life expectancy

Abstract We investigate the relationship between eudaimonic wellbeing (sense of life) and subjective survival probability (SSP), a proxy of self-assessed life expectancy. We find a robust […] Read More
26 July 2019
Working Paper

174 – Un(comfortably) numb: hearing loss, relational goods and subjective wellbeing

Abstract Hearing and speaking are basic ingredients of relational goods (ie. local public goods generated by interactions among individuals) that are in turn crucial for subjective […] Read More
31 January 2019
Working Paper

172 – Social capital and loan cost: the role of interpersonal trust

Abstract We argue that social dilemmas structured as investment trust games are a dominant feature in social and economic life due to asymmetric information, incomplete contracts […] Read More
18 September 2018
Working Paper

169 – Generativity and subjective wellbeing

We show that generativity, intended as the capacity of affecting positively other human lives, has a strong and significant effect on life sense and life satisfaction. […] Read More
21 June 2018
Other Texts

Financial tools for Social enterprises

Editors: Paolo Venturi (Scientific co-ordinator, Executive Director of AICCON) Sara Rago (Researcher, Manager of the Research Area of AICCON)   Project objectives FIT4SE – Financial Tools […] Read More
21 June 2018
Other Texts

Impact investing for climate change

Paolo Venturi (AICCON CEO) and Giorgia Perra (AICCON Research) with the support of the Italian Sustainable Investment Forum (Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile or FFS) Some […] Read More
19 October 2017
Working Paper

162 – Civil economics: definition and strategies for sustainable well-living

Abstract The civil economics paradigm presented in this paper has two main characteristics. First, it identifies the philosophical roots of the limits of our socioeconomic system […] Read More
14 July 2017
Working Paper

160 – The role of the social economy in migrants’ reception and integration

Abstract In this paper we consider the phenomenon of the reception of migrants, political refugees and asylum seekers in Southern European countries as instance of patterns […] Read More
12 May 2017
Working Paper

159 – Nudging and environmental corporate responsibility: A natural experiment

Abstract We devise a ‘nudging’ natural experiment to test the impact of a simple form of advertising on  environmentally responsible products with/without the increase of the […] Read More