May 29, 2019
Fighting the euro? A harmful waste of time – Jean Pisani-Ferry – Corriere della Sera
Keeping the common currency and getting rid of Europe is a project without a future that the sovereignist parties are advancing. In this article the French economist analyzes the unknowns of the new post-vote strategy.
May 24, 2019
The EU’s cohesion policies stimulate productivity in the south – Stefano Manzocchi – Il Sole 24 Ore
Manzocchi illustrates how, contrary to general opinion, the EU’s structural funds have had a positive impact on the growth rate of productivity in the Union’s southern regions. Click here to read the article in Italian.
May 24, 2019
“For SMEs more needs to be done on ICT and innovation” – Interview with Pietro Reichlin – Adnkronos
Reichlin believes that, although SMEs are certainly a central element in Italy’s economy, they are still somewhat behind in the ICT and innovation fields. Therefore, action needs to be taken to create more efficient management and a stronger structure....
May 22, 2019
Surveillance of Macroeconomic Imbalances: experience and open issues - Lorenzo Codogno - Conference on “The Working of the European Semester”
These are the slides that Professor Codogno used for his presentation at the conference held at the Católica University in Lisbon on May13-14, 2019.
May 20, 2019
The euro now needs a stronger structure - Lucrezia Reichlin e Jeromin Zettelmeyer – Corriere della Sera
After the elections, the European Parliament will have to concentrate on constructive proposals so that the European Union and the euro maintain their original promises, those concerning stability and prosperity. The economic reform, therefore, will be...
May 17, 2019
Without equity and balanced accounts growth and welfare are at risk – Pietro Reichlin – Il Sole 24 Ore
The solidity of a social state is based on two pillars: the “horizontal” equity of the fiscal burden and benefits and the stability of the public accounts. The first means that citizens in the same economic situation must be treated equally by the tax...
May 16, 2019
MANIFESTO FOR A UNITED EUROPE - Assonime
The European Union is the fundamental anchor of peace, prosperity, social justice and democracy in Europe, the indispensable instrument for defending its economic and social model, which is based on the competitive strength of its businesses and the...
May 15, 2019
The economy is no longer enough to keep Europe united – Salvatore Rossi – Corriere della Sera
The article explains that in Europe there is again a great need for development and that the policies created in Brussels must plan a future with solutions that are better than only the national ones. Click here to read the article in Italian.