Today at 5pm I am giving a talk on “What’s Wrong With Europe” at the Athens Biennale. The AB is an International Art Event, which this year devotes a section to Economics (Europe and the Crisis, “Now What?”) . The slides of my presentation are here
About a couple of weeks ago I argued that the “crash scenario” of Italian yelds going through the roof, because of a a fall of the Letta government plus inconclusive elections, was reasonably estimated at 52%. As centre-right ministers have now threatend to resign collectively as soon as Berlusconi is banned from Parliament, the bad […]
How likely is it that the forcoming decision of the Parliamentary Committe to ban Berlusconi from the Senate will lead to a crisis with a strong rise in Italian yields? In my opinion the probability is today slightly above 50%. Rather than on the survival of the Letta government, however, the likelihood of a rise […]
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 .
Here is my (5 min) talk (in English) at the “Cercle des Economistes” meeting in Aix en Provence, 6-8 july, on the European Crises, see Chapitre 8. Nouriel who is sitting beside me is talking next (Chapitre 9)
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“, […]