Europe: Facts & Docs
P. C. Padoan: Public Debt Reduction in Uncertain Times – With a View to Europe
S. Micossi: A new drive for the Capital Markets Union
M. Messori: The potentials and the dangers of the Italian economy in a renewed euro area
A. Franconi - Mini-Bot: Ingenuity or Ignorance
M. Buti, M. Krobath: Should the eurozone be less intergovernmental?
P. Canofari, G. Di Bartolomeo and M. Messori: Sovereign debt crisis, fiscal consolidation, and active central bankers in a monetary union
C. Battiati, C. Jona-Lasinio and S. Sopranzetti: Productivity growth and global value chain participation in the digital age
P. Canofari, A. Marcelletti, M. Messori: Redenomination risk and bank runs in a monetary union with and without deposit insurance schemes
"Herd behaviour in asset market booms and crashes: the role of monetary policy" - Stefano Micossi, Alexandra D'Onofrio and Fabrizia Peirce - CEPR Policy Insight
One important conclusion of Robert Shiller’s influential 2015 book, Irrational Exuberance, is that bubbles are random exogenous phenomena that cannot be foreseen and do not depend on macroeconomic policies. The new CEPR Policy Insight...
The Eurozone’s 2% Fixation - Daniel Gros - Project Syndicate
The European Central Bank’s inflation target of “below, but close to, 2%” currently dominates economic policymaking in the eurozone. Moreover, the idea that this target supersedes the bloc's fiscal rules seems to be gaining ground – with potentially...
Lagarde’s challenge: stand up to politics – Ignazio Angeloni – Corriere della Sera
The economic situation in the world is getting worse, says the author, with the manufacturing industry being at the heart of the problem. Christine Lagarde, the new president of the European Central Bank, will not have it easy. But before she makes any...
Interview with Marcello Messori – Rai 1 Settegiorni
Professor Messori discusses the most important elements of the Italian government's budget package, such as the intention to recover 7 billion euro from tax evasion, to create a minimum wage, to manifest more flexibility towards EU rules, etc. Click here...
Trump doesn’t practice what he preaches – Interview with Jean-Paul Fitoussi – Formiche
Professor Fitoussi says that while Trump complains about the subsidies that the EU member states have given to Airbus, the US has actually been doing the same, and in all sectors: from new technologies to agriculture. Furthermore, Trump’s trade war will...
The public debt issue has disappeared from the government’s agenda – Lorenzo Codogno e Giampaolo Galli – Il Sole 24 Ore
The authors state that measures to deal with Italy’s real problem, that of public debt, are hardly present in the new government’s program. And yet, without a credible reduction plan financial stability in the country cannot be guaranteed. Click here to...
IBL BANCA AND LUISS SEP PRESENT THE MASTER IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND BANKING SCIENCES
IBL Banca and Luiss University present the first edition of the 2nd level Master in European Economic and Banking Sciences (Scienze Economiche e Bancarie Europee) organized with the Luiss School of European Political Economy. The master will be held in...