Europe: Facts & Docs
L. Bini Smaghi: What Future for the European Banking System?
S. Micossi - Testing the EU Framework for the Recovery and Resolution of Banks: the Italian Experience
A. Leipold - Not Seeing the 50% for the 2.04%. A Missing Piece of EU Economic Governance: The Quality of Public Finance
C. Bastasin - The German-French Treaty: Sign Of Strength Or Of Weakness?
C. Bastasin, M. Mischitelli: The Imaginary Growth - The Hidden Illness Of Italian Economic Policy
Showing Europe’s True Colors - Romano Prodi and Stefano Micossi - Project Syndicate
In the face of the challenge posed by nationalists and populists ahead of the European Parliament elections in May, standing up for Europe’s fundamental values has never been more important. Flying the EU flag from our homes and offices can send an...
“Inequality is rising. The country may explode.” - Interview with Enrico Giovanniini – La Stampa
Economist and former president of ISTAT Enrico Giovannini believes that besides the usual inequality, today Italy is also experiencing intergenerational inequalities, which result in social unsustainability. A new welfare system is needed to remedy the...
What productivity statistics don’t tell you – Andrea Montanino, Livio Romano and Fabrizio Trau – Il Sole 24 Ore
Italian manufacturing ranks 7th in the world in terms of added value, 4th for productive diversification, 2nd for export competitivity and it has an investment rate that is higher than its main European rivals, Germany included. And yet, there exists a...
The TAV should be reconsidered because there’s a transport revolution around the corner – Daniel Gros – LUISS Open
The advent of electric power supply and self-driving cars forces us to rethink our approach to current cost-benefit analyses for railway projects, analyses that concentrate too much on the short term. This does not mean automatically blocking the Turin-...
ADMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE MASTER OF ARTS IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE
The MEEG, organized by LUISS SEP, is designed to provide economists and other social scientists with in-depth knowledge of European institutions, concentrating on the way key institutions function, as well as of the related economic policies and...
Trump’s Imperial Overreach on Trade - Daniel Gros - Project Syndicate
As part of its effort to contain its main global rival, the US is trying to secure the power to prevent the United Kingdom and the European Union from so much as negotiating trade agreements with China. Although a post-Brexit UK will probably have little...
Three reasons for an all-out fiscal reform – Mauro Marè – Il Sole 24 Ore
The economy has changed profoundly. It is increasingly digital. Tax bases are becoming partially immaterial and consequently tax systems must change accordingly. The launch of the web tax in Italy and the intention to do so in some other European...
Rationalizing tax rates and fighting evasion – Pietro Reichlin – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article explains that the Italian government’s fiscal policy is not consistent with the programs that it wants to carry out (Citizenship Income and Quota 100 pension reform). Taxation needs to be fairer and the authorities must do more to combat tax...