March 22, 2019
“Italy’s exit from the EU? After Brexit it’s inconceivable” – Interview with Marcello Messori – La Voce di New York
Marcello Messori speaks about the negative effects of a potential Hard Brexit, about the need for Italy’s economy to overcome its recession and about the importance to manage Italy’ participation in China’s Belt and Road Initiative on a European level....
March 19, 2019
Showing Europe’s True Colors - Romano Prodi and Stefano Micossi - Project Syndicate
In the face of the challenge posed by nationalists and populists ahead of the European Parliament elections in May, standing up for Europe’s fundamental values has never been more important. Flying the EU flag from our homes and offices can send an...
March 15, 2019
“Inequality is rising. The country may explode.” - Interview with Enrico Giovanniini – La Stampa
Economist and former president of ISTAT Enrico Giovannini believes that besides the usual inequality, today Italy is also experiencing intergenerational inequalities, which result in social unsustainability. A new welfare system is needed to remedy the...
March 13, 2019
What productivity statistics don’t tell you – Andrea Montanino, Livio Romano and Fabrizio Trau – Il Sole 24 Ore
Italian manufacturing ranks 7th in the world in terms of added value, 4th for productive diversification, 2nd for export competitivity and it has an investment rate that is higher than its main European rivals, Germany included. And yet, there exists a...
March 13, 2019
The TAV should be reconsidered because there’s a transport revolution around the corner – Daniel Gros – LUISS Open
The advent of electric power supply and self-driving cars forces us to rethink our approach to current cost-benefit analyses for railway projects, analyses that concentrate too much on the short term. This does not mean automatically blocking the Turin-...
March 13, 2019
ADMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE MASTER OF ARTS IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE
The MEEG, organized by LUISS SEP, is designed to provide economists and other social scientists with in-depth knowledge of European institutions, concentrating on the way key institutions function, as well as of the related economic policies and...
March 11, 2019
Trump’s Imperial Overreach on Trade - Daniel Gros - Project Syndicate
As part of its effort to contain its main global rival, the US is trying to secure the power to prevent the United Kingdom and the European Union from so much as negotiating trade agreements with China. Although a post-Brexit UK will probably have little...
March 8, 2019
La SEP espone la bandiera europea
Il prossimo 21 marzo la School of European Political Economy (SEP-LUISS) esporrà la bandiera europea alle finestre della propria sede in via di Villa Emiliani a Roma. Con questo gesto simbolico, SEP intende condividere il proprio impegno a favore dell’...