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...
July 2, 2019
The shaken foundations of the European model – Maurizio Ferrera – Corriere della Sera
The article discusses the challenges facing the new leaders of the European Union (the appointment of whom has become a complex process), especially since the EU in the last decade has been rocked by a series of financial, economic and social shocks....
June 28, 2019
The “great divergence” that is at the root of Europe’s nationalistic exploits – Carlo Bastasin – Luiss Open
The article explores the phenomenon of nationalism in Europe, illuminating the core social issues that led to the rise of parties such as Rassemblement National in France, Alternative fur Deutschland in Germany and the League in Italy. Click here to read...
June 26, 2019
Interview with Lorenzo Codogno - Class CNBC
Professor Codogno analyzes the potential infringement procedure that the EU Commission may launch against Italy, stating that it would not be unjustified, especially since Brussels in the past was very generous with Italy. Click here to watch the...
June 24, 2019
Three (invisible) risks in Europe – Lucrezia Reichlin – Corriere della Sera
The article presents an overview of today’s decelerating world economy, draws parallels between a potential recession in the future and the one engendered by the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy, and lists the risks that indebted European economies would face...
June 21, 2019
Why EU budget rules are necessary – Massimo Bordignon – Il Sole 24 Ore
The article explains that since a monetary union creates solid and increasing interdependence between member states, it is essential to have common fiscal rules that would prevent an economic crisis in one country from spreading to others. Click here to...