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Policy Contribution

What is holding Italy back?

08 November 2011

What is holding Italy back?

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This contribution by CEPS Director Daniel Gros lays the blame for Italy’s poor growth, which presently poses an existential threat to the entire eurozone, squarely on the country’s abysmal record on such governance factors as corruption and the rule of law. Reversing this political decline will take years of national commitment – of which he sees little sign.


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What is holding Italy back?
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