|Author (Person)||Romano, Simone|
|Publisher||Istituto Affari Internazionali|
|Series Title||IAI Papers|
|Series Details||No.4, February 2018|
|Publication Date||February 2018|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The divergences between Italy and Germany span a broad spectrum of crucial issues related to the governance and future development of the Eurozone and the European Union – from the banking union to current-account imbalances, from the Union-wide fiscal stance to the size of the EU’s budget.
Behind these divergences lies a lack of mutual trust and shared vision for the whole EU.
The current positive economic juncture is an occasion not to be missed for both EU members – for Italy to reform, for Germany to finally start embracing its role as a leader and acting accordingly.
|Countries / Regions||Germany, Italy|