About us
The Bayesian Learning Laboratory (BayesLab) is a research unit of the Bocconi Institute for Data Science and Analytics (BIDSA) that aims to foster and develop modern and innovative research in Bayesian Statistics with emphasis on Machine Learning and Nonparametrics.


Daniele Durante Awarded by the Italian Statistical Society
The Assistant Professor has been awarded for the first edition of the prize assigned to early-career scholars, under the age of 40, for the contributions to the Statistical Sciences.
Marta Catalano wins an IMS New Researcher Travel Award
This distinguished award allows the winner to attend and present her work in a future IMS Meeting. Notably Marta is the only recipient based in Europe.
Synthesizing Big, Wide and Dirty Data to Predict Election Outcomes
An Applied Social Science problem inspired Professor Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, new BIDSA Fellow, to investigate new scalable Bayesian computation strategies.
Navigating Uncertainty: Why We Need Decision Theory During a Pandemic
Massimo Marinacci and Valentina Bosetti investigate how modern Decision Theory can assist policymakers in critical times such as the Covid19 crisis in a paper co-authored by the Nobel Laureate Lars Peter Hansen.