Europe: Facts & Docs
C. Bastasin, M. Mischitelli: The Imaginary Growth - The Hidden Illness Of Italian Economic Policy
Pier Carlo Padoan: Europe Needs Reforms For Inclusive Growth. Do Europeans Agree?
Konstantinos Efstathiou and Francesco Papadia: The Euro As An International Currency
Stefano Micossi: The Eurozone - A Monetary Union Without A Capital Market
Sergio De Nardis: The Unbalanced Monetary Union
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
Italy and Europe: Where to (re)start? – Stefano Micossi – Europea
The article presents some reflections on the current state of cohesion within the European Union, emphasizing the main points that need to be worked on in order to create more political and economic integration, and consolidate the union.
The Euro Turns 20 - Daniel Gros - Project Syndicate
The euro’s first 20 years played out very differently than many expected, highlighting the importance of recognizing that the future is likely to be different from the past. Given this, only a commitment to flexibility and a willingness to rise to new...
It Is Not The State That Will Save Carige – Marcello Messori – La Repubblica
The article sheds light on the difficulties that Banca Carige has currently run into, proposing various solutions to avoid a total collapse. In the end it will be up to the Italian government to create incentives for bank mergers that are compatible with...
The Need For Sovereignty – Giovanni Orsina – La Stampa
The article illustrates how since the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, Europe has harbored the “end of power” illusion. European countries delegated more and more authority to Brussels and their regions, while a certain sovereignty...
The Unknowns In The Budget – Carlo Bastasin – Il Sole 24 Ore
The agreement between Rome and Brussels gives the green light to a budget that in terms of quality is not very convincing. Both the Italian government and the European Commission know that the budget will not be enough to help Italy get out of the...
Concerning Growth – Marcello Messori – Formiche
It is doubtful that Italy’s economy in 2019 will be stimulated by the renewal of private investments and a systematic increase in the competitivity of a system based on innovative leaps. It is also improbable that this year and in the following years...
The Budget: What’s At Stake? – Marcello Messori – La Repubblica
The article examines the concessions that the Italian government has recently made to the European Commission in order to avoid an infringement procedure. However, according to the author, these modifications in the budget are not enough. The government...
Sovereign Debt Crises: Prevention and Management - Conference - Istituto Affari Internazionali
A key element of the reform of the governance of the European Monetary Union (EMU) currently being discussed is the prevention and management of sovereign debt crises. While there is wide agreement on the need to enhance market discipline and to...
The Hour Of Compromise Strikes Between Rome And Brussels – Massimo Bordignon – Lavoce.info
The Italian government and the European Commission seem to be coming to an agreement to avoid infringement proceedings for Italy. However, it is likely that talks will resume in the spring. Various reasons motivated the protagonists to make a compromise....