11 Jun 2021

Assessing Reforms in the National Recovery and Resilience Plans: Italy

Francesco Corti / Jorge Núñez Ferrer

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The Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) is designed to help the EU recover from the economic and social impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Structural reforms are a key component of the recovery strategy, essential for the efficient and effective implementation of investments in that they provide a supportive business and administrative environment and prevent the misuse of EU funding.

This paper assesses the reforms presented in the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), by looking at their relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and coherence. Detailed information is provided on the proposed means and the timeline of implementation, including which administrations will be involved, and the relevant milestones that can be used to track the implementation of the reforms. It is the first in a series of assessments of national plans’ structural reforms and forms part of CEPS’ Recovery and Resilience Reflection Project.