Local David Versus Global Goliath
Jan 15, 2021
Populist parties and the decline of progressive politics in Italy
Working Paper Series
Local David Versus Global Goliath: Populist Parties and the Decline of Progressive Politics in Italy
This paper analyzes the role of local spending, particularly on social welfare, and local inequality as factors in the Italian political crisis following the adoption in 2011 of more radical national austerity measures.
Corona Crisis and Eurobonds
May 26, 2020
The Calamity of Germany’s Distorted Perception of Italy
How to Ruin a Country in Three Decades
Apr 10, 2019
Italy’s austerity-fueled crisis is a warning to the Eurozone
Working Paper Series
Lost in Deflation
Why Italy’s woes are a warning to the whole Eurozone
Whatever happened to Economics?
Joint workshop of Rethinking Economics and the YSI Philosophy of Economics Working Group @ STOREP
Jun 27–30, 2018
From 28-30 June the Italian Association for the History of Political Economy will be gathering in Genova to ask the question “Whatever has happened to political economy?”. Before the start of the conference, Rethinking Economics and the YSI Philosophy of Economics Working Group will host a workshop to discuss a related question: “Whatever happened to economics?”. Professor Geoffrey Hodgson will participate in our discussion.
Italy’s Crisis Is the Left’s Crisis
Jun 22, 2018
When politics is defined in terms of “populism” vs. “the mainstream,” the possibility for real economic reform is diminished.
A Poetic Challenge to Global Capitalism That Will Rend Your Heart
Jun 21, 2018
Edoardo Nesi’s new book tracks the destructive march of globalization and neoliberal capitalism through his own life and the places, like Italy, that lie broken in its wake.
Diversity and the Evaluation of Economic Research: The Case of Italy
Especially in the wake of the Great Recession, calls for more diversity within economics are usually limited to appealing for greater diversity in the economists’ backgrounds, while diversity of opinion and approaches is often neglected.
The Real Cause of the Italian Bank Bailouts and Euro Banking Troubles
Jul 19, 2017
How a Banking Union Has Created Deep Divisions that Undermine the Eurozone’s Stability
What Kind of Brexit, What Kind of European Union?
Feb 9, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
A discussion on Brexit with Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics.
Marcello de Cecco (1939-2016)
Mar 10, 2016
Paying tribute to one of the world’s most distinguished economic historians.
Planning Peace: Development Policies in Postwar Europe
This research project shows the European origins of development economics between the late 1930s and the early 1960s and describes how the postwar global challenge of development took shape.
Is Italy's New Government Just More of the Same?
Feb 22, 2014
A showdown has taken place within Italy’s governing coalition.