Giuseppe Vella

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  • Alberto Bisin, Giorgio Topa, Thierry Verdier, G Arellano, V V Becker, T Chari +16 others
  • 2004
This paper presents an empirical analysis of a choice-theoretic model of cultural transmission. In particular, we use data from the General Social Survey to estimate the structural parameters of a model of marriage and child socialization along religious lines in the United States. The observed intermarriage and socialization rates are consistent with(More)
Comorbidity is widely used in psychiatry, although few studies have considered the conceptual and methodological problems deriving from the transposition of this term from medicine to psychiatry. Comorbidity should be defined as two or more diseases, with distinct aetiopathogenesis (or, if the aetiology is unknown, with distinct pathophysiology of organ or(More)
  • Alberto Bisin Nyu, Giorgio Topa, Nyu Thierry Verdier, G Arellano, V V Becker, T Chari +16 others
  • 2002
This paper presents an empirical analysis of a choice-theoretic model of cultural transmission. In particular, we use data from the General Social Survey to estimate the structural parameters of a model of marriage and child socialization along religious lines in the U.S. The observed intermarriage and socialization rates are consistent with a strong(More)
The relationship between eating disorders, impulse control disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder as part of a so-called 'obsessive-compulsive spectrum' is discussed, with particular emphasis on the relationship between eating disorders (particularly bulimia) and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The empirical studies on comorbidity, personality and(More)
This paper proposes the RTDWD (Real-time Distributed Wideband-Delphi) tool, a real-time collaborative web application for user stories estimation through the Wideband-Delphi method. RTDWD realizes , in a lightweight way, virtual meetings for a critical phase of the requirements management in distributed Agile development processes, such as Distributed(More)