Demography is an incontrovertible force, driving the underpinnings of Italy's aging society to breaking point. The creeping danger of a numerical decline of the workforce has become a brutal reality bearing down alarmingly on labor productivity
Italians, conflicted – likable and engaging and torn between hopes of yesteryear and today’s reality – tread a narrow path between a make-believe tantrum, irreversible commitments in the name of uncertain policies and actual structural reform
A look at the prospective budget of Italy's new government - Is it time to run for the hills?
While his criticism of the EU was unfounded, Mr. Salvini unwittingly shines a harsh light on the dismal state of Italian infrastructure. To achieve its objectives, the Italian government should be supportive of a growth-oriented allocation of EU funds
Bound together by geography, by the deep mutual commitments of the European Union, and by shared financial and economic interests, the time for posturing is over for Italy and for its partners : hard choices are the order of the day
'Going it alone...? ' Amongst unknown unknowns following Italy's March 2018 elections and its recently announced government, the frailty of the coalition and the European relationship may offer some clarity (relatively speaking) …