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Yellen, Like Greenspan

Despite the change of presidency, the American Central Bank perseveres with the same expansive monetary policy it has pursued over the last two decades; hopefully, this time, the outcome will be different.

The First Step to Overcome the Emergency

The war on tax evasion now has an organic, structured, long-term plan. Yet, the difference between the blueprints and their actual implementation on the field remains to be seen.

More Stick Than Carrot

The erratic back and forth between Renzi’s approaches to the negotiations table and his punitive speeches raises doubts about whether the prime minister’s true objective is to pass his reform or to trigger early elections.

The Economists’ Advice

An economic think tank to help advise the prime minister on the economic aspects of political decisions.

How to Avoid the Useless Battle on Decimals

Three policies to revive growth in the European Monetary Union.

A Tool for Decisions

‘Il Sole24 Ore’ introduces a double daily appointment with the Practical Guide for Families—an analysis of all laws and regulations to inform families on any choices they may need to make, in an effort to educate them on the daily economy.

Italicum: A Law in Need of Changes

The electoral reform and the constitutional modification of the role of the Senate are inescapably and tightly linked. Neither has, so far, the full support of a clear majority. Further negotiations are therefore on the horizon.

The Treasury Celebrates

Auction success, for sovereign titles, makes ministries and taxpayers happy; yet, it is the sign of an economy still struggling to restart.

Spending Cuts and Tax reduction Are the True Walls to Tear Down

While other countries enjoy GDP growth worthy of a true economic restart, Italy still struggles with zero growth. In order to end the stalemate, a sudden and somehow traumatic, set of measures needs be passed before the end of the year.

The EU Needs a Mr. Growth

It will not be a possible agreement over the flexibility of EU parameters to free us from the shallows of the crisis, which for some time has gripped the Italian and European economies.

Netanyahu’s Taboo

Netanyahu the warrior and Netanyahu the negotiator are at odds over one controversial issue: negotiations with Hamas.

Opposition Marches Against Reforms. Renzi: “I don’t give up”

Opposing positions on reforms may plague the Renzi administration. In light of the EU presidency, this is particularly bad timing.

Gnudi:” Let Us Save Ilva, Even With Italian Capital

By making frozen resources available, a new decree is likely to save Ilva—the steel giant under controlled administration for serious and repeated environmental wrongdoings—from total shutdown.

Radical Reforms for the Shift in Europe

Already successfully adopted elsewhere, the policies that Europe should implement in order to exit the crisis are clear: yet, the current regulations and agreements do not allow them—unless Southern countries accept to undergo serious structural reforms.

An Obstacle Course for Export Aid

After years of dispersing energy and funds in a myriad local initiatives, the Italian State is finally concentrating export promotion programs in its own hands. Will it be enough or is it a case of ‘too little too late’?

A Weak Euro Will Not Be Enough to Restart Italy

The advantage of a weaker euro is watered down by the disadvantage of higher costs of parts and products coming from abroad.

Reforming Italy Through Banks: Menichella’s Lesson

The lessons that Menichella imparted decades ago are still applicable today: a banking reform helped Italy through the reconstruction efforts, and it can do so again.

The German Trap That Slows Europe

With a foreseeable slowing of its economy, the eventual weakness of the German economy could cast a doubt on the entire resolution strategy of the euro crisis.

How Much I Miss His Ethics of Preciseness.

One protagonist of the 20th century’s Italian economy remembers another—both from a professional and a personal point of view.

Six Enemies in Head-On Collision

Israel is attempting to gain political ground by delegitimizing Hamas. However, similar to their actions towards Hezbollah in 2006, Israel may end up losing political ground instead.

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The Economists

The Wrong Growth Strategy for Japan

CAMBRIDGE – Japan’s new government, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, could be about to shoot itself in the foot. Seeking to boost economic growth, the authorities may soon destroy their one ...

China’s Antifragile Ambitions

HONG KONG – China has once again reached a crossroads on its journey toward inclusive, sustainable prosperity. At the Chinese Communist Party’s congress in November, the new leadership was ...