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July 9, 2020
editoriale-en Europe

“The EU perspective of a new, deeper and broader, idea of reciprocity opens the door to new understandings of trade’s cultural impact, on the one hand, and, on the other, on multiple and various forms of cooperation reviving multilateralism by new ways”. An Analysis by Mario Telò about the Europe trade policy and multilateralism

June 27, 2020
editoriale-en Focus Ripresa

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced organizations to change the way they work. An analysis by Antonio Daood and Luca Giustiniano about the new way of thinking “People, Technology, and Processes”.

June 13, 2020
editoriale-en Open Society

An analysis by Rosario Forlenza about how Catholic ideas have framed hermeneutics of democracy and political modernity in Italy

June 1, 2020
editoriale-en Europe

“What is direct effect of EU law and what are its core elements, today? Is direct effect still a useful doctrine of EU law aimed at governing the relationships between the European legal order and domestic legal orders?” The analysis by Daniele Gallo.

Previous articles
May 22, 2020
editoriale-en Europe | Open Society

For a long time, Western Europe was a land of stability for parties and party systems. In the late 1960s, Lipset and Rokkan even qualified these party systems as ‘frozen’, in that the respective party landscape reflected a more or less unchanging environment over the previous 40 years. The last decade has shown a radically different story, with unparalleled changes occurring in different areas.

Too smart to be good? The dark side of consumer-smart object relationship

by Simona Romani Paolo Peverini Ilaria Querci Luigi Monsurrò
May 21, 2020
editoriale-en Open Society

Smart objects (such as smart speakers or smartwatches) are spreading among consumers but not as fast as expected. Thinking of them as being similar to people, sometimes even with a negative social role to play, might also be a barrier to their consumption, says a forthcoming paper

May 20, 2020
editoriale-en Open Society

According to Professor Italiano, the research project AHeAD is meant to produce new powerful algorithmic tools to handle massive network analytics. From supporting police in their investigation of criminal networks to fighting tax evasion, these algorithmic methodologies will make a social impact in several ways

May 18, 2020
editoriale-en Europe

“Cultural heritage has a ‘dual nature’. It is means of directly creating and expressing political and cultural identity through places, objects and practices that are given special significance. But it is also a means of attracting consumers in sectors such as tourism, food and wine, whose promotion and protection are linked to identity”. Mark Thatcher’s research about the cultural heritage and the EU’s political identity.

May 14, 2020
editoriale-en Open Society

“Digital ecosystems are highly interesting collaborative forms because they offer the actors who participate advantages that cannot be acquired by taking part in existing collaborative configurations, such as supply chains or networks”. An interview with Cristina Alaimo

May 13, 2020
editoriale-en Entrepreneurship

An interview with Pierluigi Murro about the role of credit relationships in the great trade collapse

May 13, 2020
editoriale-en Open Society

While a few studies have demonstrated a positive attitude of customers toward AR advertising, sufficient empirical evidence proving the ability of AR to engage customers above and beyond traditional 2D advertising and the processes that underlie customers’ enhanced experience with AR is lacking. Obtaining this knowledge is very important as it would offer scientific support to companies’ growing interest to invest in AR.

May 13, 2020
editoriale-en Open Society

It is assumed that citizens have diverse opinions, and it is parties that compete to represent them. Nonetheless, a recent line of research has highlighted how the opposite sometimes occurs: on many issues, especially the most complex, citizens often do not have clear opinions and then resort to political parties as heuristics, “cognitive shortcuts” i.e. guides to understand how one should think about a certain issue. An interview with Lorenzo De Sio.