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Stefano Folli | 30.11.21 | 04:57
In his letter to majority parliament members, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi offers a first political response to the economic data by statistics agency Istat. His answer must be convincing, to avoid that the government find itself crucified on the figures of the new recession. ...
Alberto Quadrio Curzio | 23.09.14 | 05:59
The ECB operation allowing banks to draw liquidity in order to finance businesses is not enough to restart credit and growth; it should be integrated with longer-term maneuvers that include a higher involvement of national development banks.
Fabrizio Forquet | 23.09.14 | 05:58
Article 18 is beyond outdated; yet, political furor keeps it alive. At the center of this debate: where the responsibility of welfare must return.
Adriana Cerretelli | 23.09.14 | 05:57
The president of the European Central Bank, said that no stimulus, neither monetary or budgetary, can have a lasting impact without bold structural reforms capable of improving competitiveness in Europe. Yet, the rest of Europe seems uninterested.
Leonardo Maisano | 20.09.14 | 05:59
The outcome of the vote on Scottish independence barely solved one problem for the United Kingdom, and only postponed other, possibly more hairy, ones to in near future.
Adriana Cerretelli | 20.09.14 | 05:58
Britain’s avoidance of a disaggregation is not only a victory for Britain, but Europe as well. However, Europe still faces looming threats of disaggregation at the hands of various separatist and nationalist movements.
Carlo Bastasin | 19.09.14 | 05:59
Amid greater calls for more liquidity, the limits of the European Central Bank become increasingly evident.
Alessandro Plateroti | 19.09.14 | 05:58
The possibility for banks to borrow extra money from ECB in order to lend it to medium and small businesses was not as popular as expected: in order to restart the real economy it takes much more than ‘easy’ liquidity.
Stefano Folli | 19.09.14 | 05:57
With a pending investigation of his father, Tiziano Renzi, Matteo Renzi finds that his own credibility may also end up on trial.
Donato Masciandaro | 18.09.14 | 05:59
In a very delicate, post-crisis environment, the Fed seems intent on moving carefully and ambiguously. This strategy only causes the ECB to trip over the Fed’s feet.
Leonardo Maisano | 18.09.14 | 05:58
The Bank of England is carefully weighing debt—with the future of the pound on its shoulders.
Alessandro Merli | 18.09.14 | 05:57
The upcoming moves by the ECB to inject liquidity in the real economy and the expectations of experts and analysts about their possible effects.
di Alessandro Leipold | 17 settembre 2014 | 08:30
Italy's Renzi government is often charged of being afflicted with an "announcement syndrome" – i.e., announcing, rather than enacting reforms (spurring even an Italian neologism – "annuncite"). The critique is not unwarranted, but prompts a spontaneous retort: "Look who's talking." Indeed, if there is one player on the European stage who suffers acutely from the malady, it is Europe itself. The latest example is provided by the acclaimed ...
Fabrizio Forquet | 17.09.14 | 05:59
Renzi hopes to break through the last objections on the labor reform Italy needs to secure European flexibility over public accounts. His plan, however, makes no mention of the funds to support the necessary welfare cushions.
Stefano Folli | 17.09.14 | 05:58
Amid a difficult battle with Parliament, Matteo Renzi finds that he only has public opinion to fall back on.
Alessandro Plateroti | 16.09.14 | 05:59
An Interview with the European Banking Authority chair, Enria Andrea Enria.
Adriana Cerretelli | 16.09.14 | 05:58
Anti-Europeanism is something that has been developing with steady profession in Southern nations for some time, but a possible spread to northern nations is a development that can bring grave consequences.
Alberto Orioli | 16.09.14 | 05:57
The debate on the rules of the job market has been stuck for too many years on ideological taboos: an open-minded discussion on how to reform it based on simple economic considerations that have been long overdue.
di Isabella Bufacchi | 14 settembre 2014 | 14:21
Q. The EFSF/ESM have a joint maximum lending capacity of 700 bn euro. What has been done so far?R. In 3,5 years of activity, EFSF/ESM supported 5 countries with a total disbursement of 232 bn euro: EFSF supported Ireland (17.7 bn), Portugal (26 bn) and Greece (141.8 bn), the ESM supported Cyprus (5.4 bn) and Spain (41.3). The interest rate applied was the same for all, basically to our funding cost, which is now on average around 1.5%. ...
Guido Gentili | 13.09.14 | 05:59
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has called for stronger investments, Berlin included. How well this will translate into real decisions remains to be seen—especially when Italy enters the equation.