Angelo Baglioni and Massimo Bordignon: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Rules Versus Discretion
Carlo Bastasin and Marcello Messori: A New Stalemate in the Euro Area: Italy's Risky Position
Carlo Bastasin and Marcello Messori: Isolation or Convergence: Italy on its way to the European Council Meeting of June 2018
Carlo Bastasin: People vs finance – How Brussels should deal with Italy’s populist government
Lorenzo Codogno and Giampaolo Galli: Populism and the Broken Engine of the Italian Economy
The Mental Trap of the Zero Growth Rate - Carlo Bastasin - Il Sole 24 Ore
Carlo Bastasin speaks about how the generation that is leading Italy today grew up in a country with a zero growth rate and how this condition has influenced the current government’s policies. Click HERE to view the article (in Italian)
Sovereign risk and banking risk are always connected - Lorenzo Codogno and Giampaolo Galli - Il Sole 24 Ore
The authors conclude that with the lack of significant progress towards a banking union in the EU, the connection between the sovereign risk and the banking risk remains an issue of major concern. Click HERE to view the article (in Italian)
Dopo il libro bianco di May su Brexit si può trattare: Jean Pisani-Ferry - Norbert Rottgen - André Sapir - Paul Tucker - Guntram Wolff: L'Economia del Corriere della Sera
In this article the authors speak about the necessity of intensifying the negotiation process in order to find the proper framework for EU’s relations with the UK after Brexit. Click HERE to view the article (in Italian)
Delivering a safe asset for the euro area - A proposal for a Purple bond transition: Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Michala Marcussen - VOX CEPR Policy Portal
The euro area debt crisis saw the region ravaged by multiple sovereign bond doom loops and has inspired several proposals for a single safe asset for the region. While a lack of political consensus has proven the main obstacle to date, technical issues...
Se l'Italia si isola dall'Europa - Marcello Messori - La Repubblica
As a follow-up to the Policy Brief A New Stalemate in the Euro Area co-authored with Carlo Bastasin and published on July 16, LUISS SEP Director Marcello Messori examines Italy’s fragile position within the EU and the consequences that a possible...
L'uscita dall'euro non esiste ma l'Italia faccia la sua parte - Andrea Montanino - Il Sole 24 Ore
In reference to the open letter written by eight leading Italian economists on the defense of the euro and of Italy’s membership in the euro zone (published by Il Sole 24 Ore on July 10), Andrea Montanino explains that, although he agrees with its content...
"EU’s future and the sovereign option” by Pier Carlo Padoan
The European economy has been growing at a satisfactory pace and it is close to or about to go back to pre-crisis performance. This is turning attention to the longer term agenda: what is the post crisis Europe going to look like? To address this...
Open Letter by Lorenzo Codogno, Giampaolo Galli, Alfredo Macchiati, Mauro Maré, Stefano Micossi, Pietro Reichlin, Guido Tabellini and Vito Tanzi - published by Il Sole 24 Ore
In this open letter the authors come to the conclusion that the best way to protect businesses, personal savings and the standard of living in Italy is for the government, regardless of its position in the political spectrum, to uphold the European...