Publications

Our publications aim to provide in-depth information on issues that are at the forefront of the European agenda, including commentary, research, and policy recommendations.

LEAP produces policy briefs, working papers, five bullets and a monthly newsletter. All publications are available online.

Policy Briefs

C. Bastasin: The strange reasons why Europe will have a “Golden Rule” in 2020

As recently as the beginning of 2018, the International Monetary Fund issued one of its most upbeat economic forecasts i...

October 23, 2019

L. Carpentieri, S. Micossi, P. Parascandolo: Overhauling corporate taxation in the digital economy

Is the corporate income tax (CIT) still an efficient system for taxing companies today? The CIT was introduced when econ...

October 22, 2019

P. C. Padoan: Public Debt Reduction in Uncertain Times – With a View to Europe

We live in uncertain times both economically – growth remains weak, especially in the fundamentals – and in ...

September 16, 2019

S. Micossi: A new drive for the Capital Markets Union

For two decades, the lack of private investment has been one of Europe’s biggest economic weaknesses, undermining prod...

September 13, 2019

M. Messori: The potentials and the dangers of the Italian economy in a renewed euro area

Overcoming the political and institutional tensions that have characterized Italy in the last fourteen months opens up n...

September 12, 2019

A. Franconi: Mini-Bot: Ingenuity or Ignorance

With the infringement procedure launched by the European Union against Italy in December 2017 (not to be confused with t...

September 6, 2019

M. Buti, M. Krobath: Should the eurozone be less intergovernmental?

Since the economic and financial crisis, the institutional landscape in the EU has changed. While no structure in the EU...

August 30, 2019

S. Bernardini, C. Cottarelli, G. Galli, C. Valdes – REDUCING PUBLIC DEBT: THE EXPERIENCE OF ADVANCED ECONOMIES OVER THE LAST 70 YEARS

This paper investigates the episodes of public debt reduction in advanced economies since the Second World War. We find ...

July 31, 2019

C. Bastasin: Will the European deficit procedure determine the future of Italy’s political equilibrium?

On June 5, 2019, the EU Commission assessed, in its Report from the Commission – COM(2019) 532 final “Italy, Rep...

July 24, 2019

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