Daniela Fabbri

Learn More
Aripiprazole, a novel atypical antipsychotic drug, can significantly increase dopamine (DA) levels in the prefrontal cortex of rats, but only at low doses below 1mg/kg. The aim of the present work was to test the effect of aripiprazole (0, 0.1, 0.3, 3 and 30 mg/kg, i.p.) on extracellular levels of monoamines in the prefrontal cortex of freely moving(More)
In this paper, we explore the impact of the European Sovereign Debt Crisis and the resulting credit crunch on the corporate policies of firms. Existing theory suggests that sovereign crises can affect the real economy in complex ways based on the nature of the interaction between bank and sovereign health. We show that banks’ exposures to impaired sovereign(More)
Article history: Received 10 December 2011 Received in revised form 16 July 2012 Accepted 17 July 2012 Available online 24 July 2012 This paper shows that managers' personal beliefs and individual characteristics explain a large share of the substantial time-variation of derivative use beyond firm, industry, and market fundamentals. We construct a panel(More)
This paper analyzes the relation between the quality of the legal enforcement of loan contracts and the allocation of credit to households, both theoretically and empirically. We use a model of household credit market with secured debt contracts, where the judicial system affects the cost incurred by banks to actually repossess the collateral. The model(More)
The paper proposes a model of collateralized bank and trade credit. Firms use a two-input technology. Assuming that the supplier is better able to extract value from existing assets and has an information advantage over other creditors, the paper derives a series of predictions. (1) Financially unconstrained firms (with unused bank credit lines) take trade(More)
Even though in Italy, as in the majority of Mediterranean countries, the increase in suicide rates is not among the highest in Europe, between 1969 and 1989 it showed a sharp upswing (+43% among males and +31% among females). In terms of geographical differences, the regions with the highest suicide rate are the northern ones (up to twice the national(More)
This paper investigates the relation between the degree of creditors’ legal protection and corporate decisions and the effects of this interaction on aggregate activity, both theoretically and empirically. We develop a two country general equilibrium model with overlapping generations. We assume asymmetric information in the credit market and we allow(More)
Using US bank holding company data for the period 2001 to 2007, this paper examines the relationship between banks' retained interests in securitisations and insolvency risk. We find that the provision of credit enhancements and guarantees significantly increases bank insolvency risk, albeit this varies for different levels of securitisation outstanding.(More)
On the basis of a structured interview of 27 professional nurses who have recently started their practice in the psychiatric services of the USSL 34 Ferrara, the authors analyze the difficulties met in the working place. Three main findings deserve underlining: strong perception of the inadequacy of the basic training provided in schools, the need of(More)
Can inertia in terminating unsuccessful loans be due to the multiplicity of lenders in loan arrangements? Can a lender reschedule, betting against his odds? We show that fear of being last in a liquidation run prevents the aggregation of the lenders’ information about the value of continuation. Private information in the form of bad but coarse news, that(More)