Europe: Facts & Docs
L. Codogno - The fiscal stimulus that is not: why there is no fiscal expansion in sight for the eurozone
C. Bastasin: The strange reasons why Europe will have a “Golden Rule” in 2020
L. Carpentieri, S. Micossi, P. Parascandolo: Overhauling corporate taxation in the digital economy
P. C. Padoan: Public Debt Reduction in Uncertain Times – With a View to Europe
S. Micossi: A new drive for the Capital Markets Union
FCA-PSA merger - Comment by Marcello Messori – Class CNBC Caffè Affari
Professor Messori analyzes the effects of the merger between the French and the Italian(-American) car giants, especially the possible repercussions that the deal will have on employment in Italy, which, compared to France, has a more fragile economic...
Marcello Messori participates in La 7’s Coffee Break
Professor Messori gives a general overview of the Budget Law for 2020 and analyzes specifics such as the fight against tax evasion, wealth distribution and even the missed opportunity of increasing VAT in order to finance investments in certain companies...
Is the Euro a global currency? – Pier Carlo Padoan – Il Foglio
The Euro has entered a new era that is characterized by zero interest rates and international relations that appear more bilateral rather than multilateral. The ECB’s new president, Christine Lagarde, will face many challenges in guiding the Euro in these...
“Draghi saved the Euro but the ECB is no longer enough” – Interview with Pier Carlo Padoan – Huffington Post
Italy’s former economy minister believes that to be relaunched as an economic power Europe now needs an expansive fiscal policy with investments in the green economy, policies designed to boost growth and a revision of the Stability Pact. Click here to...
“Draghi pushed the ECB to the limits” - Interview with Marcello Messori – Huffington Post
Professor Messori speaks about the challenges that outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi has faced in his eight-year tenure and the positive results that his - albeit controversial - monetary policy decisions created for the economies of the eurozone...
Does infrastructure expenditure help relaunch growth? – Daniel Gros – Luiss Open
Contrary to what is often said, dedicating significant public resources to the construction of infrastructure is not in itself a panacea for the economy. The data collected in the last 20 years in Germany, Spain and Italy prove it. Daniel Gros explains...
Taxing the big tech is a matter of will – Francesco Saraceno – Il Sole 24 Ore
Professor Saraceno explores all the economic benefits of national revenue agencies being stricter with the large multinational corporations that often avoid paying a substantial part of their taxes by having costs and revenues “travel” among branches...
Right here, right now: The quest for a more balanced policy mix - Laurence Boone and Marco Buti - VOX CEPR Policy Portal
After years of solid growth, worldwide economic activity has slowed down sharply in 2019 while global trade has stalled. At October’s annual meeting of the IMF, policymakers have the difficult task of addressing the immediate policy challenges to support...