August 9, 2019
Remembering Fabrizio Saccomanni
Remembering Fabrizio Saccomanni shortly after the shocking and extremely sad news of his death makes it impossible to discuss his intense, elaborate and distinguished activity as an economist and protagonist of Italian, European and international economic...
July 31, 2019
Is the German economy slowing down? – Daniel Gros – Luiss Open
Daniele Gros explains that the reasons for the unexpected deceleration of the largest economy in the Eurozone are weak consumption, immigration, stagnant productivity and very cautious exports. Click here to read the article in Italian.
July 29, 2019
The budget and all the risks of cutting fiscal expenditure – Carlo Cottarelli and Giampaolo Galli – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article analyzes the fiscal reform being advanced by the current Italian government (a 15% flat tax for families with income of up to 55.000 euro) and the types of fiscal expenditure that this reform will affect. Click here to read the article in...
July 22, 2019
What von der Leyen’s European Commission will be like – Interview with Lorenzo Codogno on Class CNBC
Professor Codogno says that the political spectrum governing the Commission has expanded with parties such as the Liberals and the Greens exercising more influence now than they did at the time of the elections five years ago. Therefore, her program will...
July 22, 2019
Ursula von der Leyen’s Europe – Massimo Bordignon – Lavoce
Professor Bordignon analyzes the rise of Ursula von der Leyen to the post of President of the European Commission and briefly outlines her program. He also mentions the relationship between the European Parliament and Italy’s League party, and how a...
July 17, 2019
The weight of the debt - Interview with Lorenzo Codogno - Sky TG 24 Economia
Following the Italian Bank Association’s assembly, Professor Codogno discusses the dynamics involving Italy’s drastically improving spread, the necessity to lower its deficit and the relentless burden of its public debt. Click here to watch the interview...
July 11, 2019
We have shattered everything in the name of individual freedom – Interview with Giovanni Orsina – L’Osservatore Romano
Professor Orsina analyzes the role that civil and spiritual authorities play in a world in which order reinvents itself day after day and individuals are bound together only by the legal guarantee of their personal freedom. Click here to read the article...
July 10, 2019
More competitivity to help growth based on export – Carlo Cottarelli and Alessandro Caiumi – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article examines Italy’s import-export dynamics and their effect on the GDP, the cost of labor and the country’s overall competitive potential, which, according to the authors, still needs to be improved. Click here to read the article in Italian.
July 10, 2019
Europe’s 5G Wake-Up Call - Daniel Gros - Project Syndicate
Whereas the battle over 4G mobile networks was essentially commercial, the ongoing 5G debate is about geopolitics, technological leadership, and national security. And Europe, in particular, must develop a much stronger common approach in order to make...