Europe: Facts & Docs
Carlo Bastasin: The Problem Is Not EU's Fiscal Rules, But Italy's Economic Strategy
Stefano Micossi: Commission Rejection Of Italian Budget May Be Justified, But What Comes Next
Lorenzo Codogno and Mara Monti: A Stylised Narrative of Italian Banking Problems
Marcello Messori - The 2019 Budget Law: The Dangers For Italy's Role In Europe
Carlo Bastasin: The German Government's Strategy for the Euro Area In View of Italy's Instability
P. Canofari, G. Di Bartolomeo and M. Messori: Sovereign Debt Crisis, Fiscal Consolidation And Quantitative Easing In A Monetary Union
Marco Committeri and Pietro Tommasino: Managing sovereign debt restructurings in the euro zone. A note on old and current debates
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi and Michala Marcussen: Strengthening the euro area Architecture A proposal for Purple bonds
The Lesson From Post-WWII – Gianni Toniolo – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article presents a holistic view of Europe’s evolution since the implementation of the Marshall Plan, suggesting that today the individual countries can solve their problems only by cooperating, making compromises among each other and working towards...
Why The IMF’s Propositive And Calm Tones Should Be Heeded – Alessandro Leipold – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article analyzes the conclusions that the International Monetary Fund’s annual mission consigned to Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria on November 13. The IMF’s observations, such as those concerning Italy’s growth of only 1% in the 2018-2020...
Gambling With The Growth Estimates – Marcello Messori – La Repubblica
The article analyzes the unrealistic estimates of Italy’s economic growth made by Economy Minister Giovanni Tria and concludes that if the Italian government does not modify its spending plans and forces the European Commission to impose a sanction, the...
Italy’s Violation Of The “Debt Rule” – Carlo Bastasin – Il Sole 24 ore
The decisions that the Italian government will make in response to the European Commission’s observations of its state budget will not only condition the upcoming months but the entire legislative term and, in the event of early voting, the following...
Europe Is Not Only Bureaucracy – Maurizio Ferrera – Corriere della Sera
The article examines all the factors that make Europe, despite the recent financial crises, a solid functioning organism, one that most European citizens have faith in and one that is continuing to strive for more integration and unity. Click here to read...
In Terms Of Its Political Economy, Italy Is Free To Decide By Itself (Remembering That Power Means Responsibility) – Daniel Gros – LUISS Open
The Italian Parliament has full sovereign power to make decisions on taxes and expenditure and even to ignore the rules that it accepted with a large majority several years ago. But power also means responsibility. If Italy does not grow but instead...
In Support Of The Letter Published By Habermas, Merz Et Al - Handelsblatt Global
Open letter sent to Handelsblatt Global weekly by Pier Carlo Padoan, Franco Bassanini, Marcello Messori, Massimo Bordignon, Franco Bruni, Innocenzo Cipolletta, Marta Dassù, Maurizio Ferrera, Giampaolo Galli, Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, Stefano Micossi,...
Why Trump Didn’t Talk About The Economy – Carlo Bastasin – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article explains why during his campaigns for the US midterm elections, despite the fact that the growth rate in the country is now higher than that of unemployment, Donald Trump preferred not to talk about the economy but rather about things related...
Merkel’s Covert Objective To Be A Leader In Brussels – Carlo Bastasin – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article presents a picture of the European Parliament election of 2019, in which the pro-European parties, as of today, appear to be in the lead. Their victory would serve as a solid base for potentially launching the European Commission presidency of...