Tag Archive for: "Italy"
The new Franco-Italian alliance

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emmanuel Macron are on track to sign a bilateral accord—named the Quirinale Treaty after the Roman palace—designed to boost their countries’ industrial and strategic cooperation. But this …

‘Super Mario’ smashes populists

When the world shut down last year due to Covid-19, collective attention turned to the experts. Despite 10 years of fears from political scientists and newspaper columnists about the ‘rise’ or ‘dominance’ of populism at …

Whatever it takes in Italy?

In 2012, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pulled Europe from the depths of economic crisis with his famous promise to do ‘whatever it takes’ to save the euro. Now, Draghi’s native Italy is hoping …

Italy’s narrow path to recovery

Italy faces a double economic crisis in which two recessions and a banking crisis over the past decade have come on top of a slow structural decline in growth over a far longer period. And …