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Lunedì, 05 Giugno 2017

A balance of the 12th edition of the Trento Economics Festival

After a four days brainstorming on economics, mainly focused on the issue “Unequal Health”, it is time for a balance. In Trento people of the Festival attended 102 meeting animated by 189 speakers – supported by 50 moderators - coming from all over the world. To be mentioned, two Nobel...

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

The Final Day of the Trento Festival of Economics

On the fourth and final day of the Trento Festival of Economics, thought-provoking discussions covered a wide range of topics. Speakers touched upon the business model of Big Pharma, the recent rise of populist parties and the election of Trump, the gap between the italian economic situation...

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

An Inside View of the Italian Economy from the Governor of the Bank of Italy

There are many issues affecting the Italian economy, ranging from high unemployment, to political uncertainty and the growth of populism, to the crisis afflicting Italian banks. Ignazio Visco as Governor of the Bank of Italy, the central bank for the country, is familiar with all of these...

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

Health of the Economy and the Economy of Health

To finish the 12th Edition of the Trento Festival of Economics, Olivier Blanchard, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute of Economics and Professor Emeritus of Economics at MIT, discusses the health of the economy, turning the theme of this year’s Festival on its head. Blanchard focused...

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

When Health and Culture Collide

Healthcare policies and medical innovations are not the only tools that can be used to promote health. Art and culture, amongst other social tools, can also be used to influence people’s health and promote a healthy lifestyle. At the OECD Trento office, the connections between partaking in...

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

Federico Rampini: How "The Fly Over Country" Brought Trump to Victory

Many are often left to wonder how a populist and politically incorrect candidate with no political experience could have been elected president of the United States. Federico Rampini, editorial writer and correspondent for "la Repubblica" in New York, gives his insight on how...

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

Sky-High Drug Prices in the US as a Result of "Big Pharma"

Drug prices in the United States (US) are at least double than what they are in the rest of the world. Large American pharmaceutical corporations, nicknamed “Big Pharma” argue that these sky-high prices are what allows them to invest more in innovation and research and development....

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Domenica, 04 Giugno 2017

Unequal health in Africa, Uganda’s way to equity

On the 3rd of June at the Trento Festival of Economics, African politicians and the world of international development cooperation discussed how governments and aid organisations could work together to construct fair healthcare policies in Africa, specifically Uganda. While governments...

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Day Three of the Trento Festival of Economics

The penultimate day of the 12th Edition of the Trento Festival of Economics has come to a close. Today attendees heard discussions on the role of experts, how sport is not always beneficial for health, the need for European Union (EU) member states to work toward inclusive growth, United...

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Jean Tirole, Nobel Laureate: The power of market between ethics and regulation

Jean Tirole, Nobel Laureate, is the chairman of the Jean-Jacques Laffont - Toulouse School of Economics Foundation and scientific director of the Institute for Industrial Economics. He is also affiliated with MIT, where he holds a visiting position, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences...

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Walter Ricciardi: The Decline of Vaccinations in Italy and Efforts to Reverse It

Vaccines have saved millions of human lives. They do not, however, eradicate germs of dangerous diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus and polio. Despite this, Europe has seen a drastic reduction in vaccination, with the risk of some diseases previously thought to be rare are once again...

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Pier Carlo Padoan: The EU Should Work Together to Promote "Inclusive Growth"

For the second time in a row, Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends the Trento Economics Festival: a momentous occasion to evaluate the economic performance of our country. is an unexpected 1.2% growth of GDP in Italy encouraging enough to pull ourselves out of the crisis? Is...

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Vaccines are sexy ... when they matter to the West

If it is true, as the title of the event suggests, that "not all vaccines are sexy", how can governments be motivated to work together to solve inequalities in the access to vaccines? Large economic groups are the major players in this process, from creation to distribution....

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Building Credibility of Expert Advice in a “Post-Truth” Era

Nemat Shafik, the new Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, investigates the question of whether or not we can still trust the authoritativeness of technical experts and what their influence is on public opinion in a world that has significantly reduced the power...

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Sabato, 03 Giugno 2017

Medical care and human right by Gino Strada

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

Day Two of the Trento Economics Fest 2017

Conversations are well underway as panelists, speakers, scholars, and distinguished guests bring light to the crucial questions of our time; the social and economic issues that impact the everyday lives of citizens. The question of equality in the access to health services becomes an ethical...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

“Social injustice is killing on a grand scale” by Michael Marmot

Born in England and educated in Australia, Sir Michael Marmot is a Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London (UCL) and also a visiting professor at Harvard University. He has chaired the World Medical Association since 2015 as well as both the World Health...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

Pain, Health, and Labour Force Participation

Alan Krueger, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, examined the reasons why Italy and the United States (US) have the lowest labour force participation rates amongst members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Health, pain, and...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

A balance and a perspective of Italian healthcare public system by Minister Beatrice Lorenzin

What are main features who affected Italian healthcare from year 2000 till now? Why there is a huge gap in health services within Italian regions? Did the international financial crisis penalized budget destined to healthcare? What is next challenge at the horizon that public sector...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

How long Italian public healthcare system will be sustainable?

Ageing of population, chronicity of some pathologies, cut in budget are stressing universalistic system of public healthcare in Italy. Which action can be implemented in order to keep a satisfying level in quality and access to services? Some recipe from insiders: Nicola Pinelli and...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

Diet and exercise reducing the risk of chronic disesase

Obesity and cardiovascular diseases, Mediterranean diet, microbe interactions: on Friday 2nd June the Edmund Mach Foundation organized a meeting, hosted by the 12° Economics Fest, focusing on the latest research on the efficacy of Mediterranean style diets and their components on human...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

How reducing health inequalities in Europe with local policies?

An event organised jointly by the Trentino Health and Social Policy Division and the World Health Organisation Regions for Health Network (WHO/RHN) whose aim is to show how regional and local best practices can contribute to reduce health inequalities in Europe. RHN, established in 1993, is...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

Global Kidney Exchange - Off the Black Market and in the Discussion

Can a global network of kidney exchange be the answer to saving human lives and reducing inequalities in the healthcare system? Alvin E. Roth, 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize recipient in Economics, gives an in-depth look into the logistics behind such a system, as well as the ethical...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

The First Day of the Trento Festival of Economics

The Trento Festival of Economics started today, the first of four days dedicated to debates and discussions on this year's topic, "Unequal Health." The inaguration of the Festival took place this afternoon, along with the first session, led by Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth, officially...

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Venerdì, 02 Giugno 2017

The Mario Negri Institute: where medical research is non-profit, private and independent

The Mario Negri Institute is a “unicum” in the Italian panorama for biomedical science. Its birth is connected to the meeting of two men, Mario Negri, a philanthropist jeweller from Milan who with his heritage left the money necessary to build the foundation, and Silvio Garattini, a...

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Giovedì, 01 Giugno 2017

The 12th edition of Trento Economics Festival opening session: “Unequal Health”

The 12th edition of the Trento Economics Festival (TEF) has just opened its doors. During the opening session in the Sala Depero at the Trento Province headquarters, authorities and main partners of the TEF have given their best wishes to the four days of debate on “Unequal Health” from...

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Giovedì, 01 Giugno 2017

Health and diet: FEM is presenting the latest research on metabolic diseases

Obesity and cardiovascular diseases, Mediterranean diet, microbe interactions: on Friday 2nd June the Edmund Mach Foundation will organize a meeting, hosted by the 12° Economics Fest, focusing on the latest research on the efficacy of Mediterranean style diets and their components on human...

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Martedì, 16 Maggio 2017

The United States of Trump: “Health Profile” drafted in Trento

At the 12th edition of the Trento Economics Festival (TEF) scheduled on June 1st - 4th 2017 the main topic will be “the Unequal Health”, a theme inspired by the Michael Marmot best seller “the Health Gap – the challenge of an unequal world”. A wide panel of insiders – not only...

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Giovedì, 27 Aprile 2017

Trento Economics Festival 2017: “the Unequal Health”

Revealed today in Rome at the headquarter of the Laterza publishing company the full programme of the 12th edition of the Trento Economics Festival (TEF) scheduled on June 1st – 4th 2017. Details about the programme have been shown by the guesting Giuseppe Laterza, Ugo Rossi, Governor of...

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