Europe: Facts & Docs
C. Bastasin: Secular Divergence - Explaining Nationalism in Europe
C. Bastasin: The economic consequences of Italian political isolation
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
P. Canofari, A. Marcelletti, M. Messori: Redenomination risk and bank runs in a monetary union with and without deposit insurance schemes
E. Avgouleas and C. Goodhart - Bank Resolution 10 Years From The Global Financial Crisis: A Systematic Reappraisal
S. De Nardis: Dissecting Italian manufacturing - sector, dimension and resource allocation in the last ten years
Modernizing Italy with more courageous reforms – Stefano Micossi – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article examines the quality of Italian legislation, which, according to the author, has not done enough to give a boost to businesses, attract investment and take advantage of globalization, especially in the field of new technologies. More robust...
Interview with Marcello Messori – Rai Uno Settegiorni
Professor Messori analyzes the increasing risk of Brussels implementing the infringement proceedings against Italy and how that would influence the country’s economic growth, which is already very weak. Click here to watch the interview in Italian.
The new formation of the European Parliament – Riccardo Perissich – Affari Internazionali
The author analyzes the new formation of the European Parliament, where the Liberals grew at the expense of the People’s Party and the Greens at the expense of the Socialists, but where the nationalists did not perform as well as they had expected. Click...
The art of the trade deal - Algebris Investments
The United States recently announced an increase in tariffs on $200bn of Chinese consumer and other goods from 10 to 25 percent, with further increases to come. China responded with its own schedule of tariffs on U.S. goods. Next, the U.S. banned Chinese...
A Parliament is Born - Daniel Gros - Project Syndicate
With the latest election, the European Parliament seems to have taken a small but important step toward becoming a true expression of Europeans’ popular will. While many issues are still decided in the European Council, the balance of authority between...
Infrastructure and innovation to integrate the South into the markets – Stefano Manzocchi – Il Sole 24 Ore
Professor Manzocchi observes that further internationalization would be a key element for relaunching the competitivity of companies in Italy’s southern regions, especially since domestic demand is rather weak. Click here to read the article in Italian.
Calling into question the ECB’s independence is a mistake – Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Corriere della Sera
With the end of President Mario Draghi’s mandate approaching, there arises a problem concerning the composition of the European Central Bank’s executive board with the risk of there no longer being any Italians on it for a significant period of time. The...
The debt’s vicious circle is keeping investors away – Carlo Bastasin and Gianni Toniolo – Il Sole 24 Ore
Out of the 158 years of Italian unity, 127 years have been marked by a public debt that was higher than the other countries that today form the G7. Although historically a country with a high debt, Italy however has only had two minor cases of default and...