Policy Briefs

C. Bastasin, L. Bini Smaghi, M. Messori, S. Micossi, G. Toniolo – MAKING ITALY SAFER, BUT NOT MORE IN DEBT

While one could apply the EU’s flexibility clause to the reconstruction effort after the 2016 earthquake in Italy, it should not be extended to the country’s long-term public investment plan to strengthen seismic protection. A better path would be to pursue other options, eliciting involvement from both private entities and the European Union.

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