Working Paper

23 Marzo 2021

185 – The social impact of living indexes: the case of Next

Abstract The design of proper environmental and social indicators is one of the most critical challenges when monitoring and implementing corporate and government policy measures toward […]
9 Febbraio 2021

184 – What Do Cooperative Firms Maximize, if at All? Evidence from Emilia-Romagna in the pre-Covid Decade

Paper di Guido Caselli, Unioncamere Emilia-Romagna; Michele Costa, University of Bologna e Flavio Delbono, University of Bologna. Riassunto Abbiamo svolto un accurato esame statistico dei bilanci […]
1 Dicembre 2020

183 – Responsible Consumption and Ethical Brands for Sustainable and Fair Development: The Case of Libera Terra

Abstract The paper aims at analysing responsible consumption and ethical production phenomena, particularly focusing on the pioneer role of social enterprises in the change process of […]
2 Ottobre 2020

182 – Commonism and Capabilities

The paper is focused on how to approach commons management and preservation issues without using of market institutions. For doing this, we adopt a Marxian viewpoint […]
18 Giugno 2020

181 – Tackling entrepreneurship in recovered enterprises

Abstract Recovered enterprises, as labour- or worker-managed firms, are investor-owned business which have been taken over by their former employees. Although not completely unknown, only recently […]
31 Marzo 2020

180 – Avoiding a “despair death crisis” in Europe. The drivers of human (un)sustainability

Abstract The emergence of the despair death crisis in the US stimulates researchers and policymakers to look at subjective wellbeing data from a different perspective. We […]
10 Marzo 2020

179 – The gender happiness paradox

Abstract According to the gender happiness paradox women are signi ficantly more likely to declare high levels of life satisfaction than men after controlling for all relevant […]
5 Febbraio 2020

178 – Regional inequality and subjective wellbeing

Abstract We contribute to the literature investigating the relationship between subjective wellbeing and income inequality by testing the nexus between the two variables using regional inequality […]
23 Gennaio 2020

177 – The frontier of Social Impact Finance: Theory and two case studies

Abstract Social impact bonds (SIBs) are a novel and innovative form of public-private partnership nancing social services performed by a best-practice selected non-governmental third entity. In […]
7 Gennaio 2020

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 […]