Populism and the broken engine of the Italian economy

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Series Details 20.04.18
Publication Date 20/04/2018
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In Italy, the temptation to go back in time, or shut the door to Europe and globalisation was strong, especially after a quarter of a century of poor economic performance, argued Lorenzo Codogno and Giampaolo Galli. Anti-establishment parties, which gained an outright majority in Parliament in the country’s 2018 elections, blamed the past reform process, together with the threats arising from globalisation, European integration and immigration, instead of arguing for an even bolder reform agenda.

Source Link http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2018/04/20/populism-and-the-broken-engine-of-the-italian-economy/
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LSE European Institute: EuroppBlog, 28.08.17: Four lessons that Italy’s experience with populism can provide for the rest of Europe http://www.europeansources.info/record/four-lessons-that-italys-experience-with-populism-can-provide-for-the-rest-of-europe/
Chatham House: Expert Comment, 30.05.18: The EU Must Realize That Populism Is a Symptom of Real Policy Failure https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/eu-must-realize-populism-symptom-real-policy-failure
ESO: In Focus, April-May 2018: What the Italian Election Means for the EU http://www.europeansources.info/record/what-the-italian-election-means-for-the-eu/
Social Europe, 02.05.18: The Upheaval Italy Needs https://www.socialeurope.eu/the-upheaval-italy-needs

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