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Lima, la moderna : migrazioni europee e sviluppo dell’architettura peruviana del XX secolo (1937-1969) : gli edifici multipiano come patrimonio architettonico

Atoche Intili, Javier ; Marandola, Marzia (Dir.) ; Grignolo, Roberta (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021ARC004.

This research studies the migration of Europeans to Lima between the 1930s and the late 1960s and analyses their influence on the evolution of architecture and urbanism in the Peruvian capital. The so-called Ciudad de los Reyes was the main administrative centre of the South American territories dominated by the Spanish Crown between the 16th and 19th centuries. The participation of Europeans...

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A psychometric analysis of the Daily Drinking Questionnaire in a nationally representative sample of young adults from a Mediterranean drinking culture

Piumatti, G. ; Aresi, G. ; Marta, E.

In: Journal of ethnicity in substance abuse, 2021, p. 1-19

Aims: To examine psychometric properties of the Daily Drinking Questionnaire (DDQ) in a Mediterranean “wet” drinking culture. Methods: Three studies were conducted using random samples drawn from a representative sample of Italian young adults (N¼5,955; females ¼ 62%; mean age ¼ 27): Study 1 explored the factorial structure of weekly alcohol consumption; in Study 2 multi-group...

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A transdisciplinary analysis of COVID-19 in Italy : the most affected country in Europe

Ortenzi, Flaminia ; Albanese, Emiliano ; Fadda, Marta

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2020, vol. 17, no. 24, p. 12 p

As of 27 March 2020, 199 countries and territories and one international conveyance are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of the same date, Italy represents the third country worldwide in total number of cases and the first one in total number of deaths. The purpose of this study is to analyse the Italian case and identify key problem questions and lessons learned from the Italian...

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A useful, delightful, and good reading : how Maria and Antonia Ponti conceived a library for women

Zonca, Elisabetta

In: Collections : A journal for museum and archives professionals, 2018, vol. 14, no. 3, p. 299–314

In the second half of 19th century, newborn Italy was invaded by innovative ideas supported by democratic, liberal, and socialist intellectuals who wanted to renew social life, economy, and moral values by spreading their ideas both in politics and in everyday life. Right-wing reaction used the same methods of communication and persuasion: the publication of journals and books and their...

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Law enforcement, municipal budgets and spillover effects : evidence from a quasi-experiment in Italy

Galletta, Sergio

In this paper, I empirically investigate the presence of spillover effects resulting from the strengthening of law enforcement against corruption and organized crime in local governments. Specifically, I take advantage of an Italian law that gives power to the central government to replace democratically elected municipal officials who are potentially connected with mafia with a commission of...

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Le radici forti di un sistema fragile : Radiografia del Corriere della Sera e del Sole 24 Ore in occasione della campagna elettorale del 2006

Zavaritt, Giovanni ; Russ-Mohl, Stephan (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2009.

The present research work provides an empirical answer to the following question: how does the public construction of the political power representations work? In other words, which are the main characteristics of political journalism? A Content analysis of two prominent Italian newspapers (Corriere della Sera e Sole 24Ore) was set up, during the last three months of the national campaign...

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New empirical evidence on local financial development and growth

Vaona, Andrea ; Patuelli, Roberto

In this paper, we show that the regional finance-growth nexus in Italy is robust to a series of innovations with respect to the existing literature on the topic. We use finer measures of economic and financial development, as well as instruments with a deeper economic content. We rely on state-of-the-art cross-sectional and panel estimation methods, and we offer a thorough investigation of the...