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You can’t get it all: Italy’s public finances

Codogno, Lorenzo (2016) You can’t get it all: Italy’s public finances. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Apr 2016). Website.

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The Italian government will present its public finance projections by 10 April. Lorenzo Codogno writes that fiscal policy is expected to be strongly expansionary in 2016, but courtesy of flexibility clauses, the government will likely avoid entering into the EU’s so called ‘Excessive Deficit Procedure’ in May. He argues however that a fiscal problem looms large in 2017, while Italy’s reduction of its debt-to-GDP ratio remains fragile and subject to external shocks.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: European Institute
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 11:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:29

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