The Roots of the Italian Stagnation

On May 8, I spoke at the Conference on Italy’s Challenges in the Midst of the Euro Crisis  organized in Rome by the Italian Treasury and  the Bruegel Research Center. My session was about “Short/medium run issues: fiscal adjustment and internal devaluation“. I discussed the Italian competitivess gap. This is what I said .

Lessons For/From the European & Italian Debt Crisis

Foto Lo’ Savorelli 1.How Do Epidemics Spread? 2.What are the Sources of Vulnerabilities in Europe? 3.Interdependence or Contagion ? 4.Italy and Europe: Contagion or Home Made? 5.Italy: Credibility or Fundamentals? 6.European Institutions: What Reform? Those interested in these questions will find here my presentation (in English) at the Conference “Dialogues on the Crisis and Growth“, […]