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...
July 5, 2019
EU: successful Franco-German nominations with Italy on the sidelines – Ferdinando Nelli Feroci – Affari Internazionali
The author analyzes the dynamics behind the recent nominations for the top jobs in the European institutions, especially that of Ursula von der Leyen for the European Commission presidency and Christine Legarde for the presidency of the European Central...
July 5, 2019
Lagarde 'Up to the Job' of Leading ECB - Interview with Lorenzo Codogno – Bloomberg
Professor Codogno expresses his admiration for the work Christine Lagarde has done at the IMF and says that she is the right candidate to lead the ECB after current president Mario Draghi steps down in the fall. Click here to watch the interview.
July 3, 2019
The possible benefits (and big risks) of a revolution called Libra – Gianni Toniolo – Il Sole 24 ore
The author examines all the pros and cons of the digital currency launched by Facebook, the Libra, a phenomenon that can render making payments easier, but that can also reduce the effectiveness of monetary policies. Click here to read the article in...
July 2, 2019
Interview with Francesco Saraceno – Rainews 24 Economia 24
Professor Saraceno speaks about the possible infringement procedure that Brussels may still launch against Italy, despite the fact that Italian President Sergio Mattarella recently said that there is no sense whatsoever for the European Commission to...