Rapporto debito-Pil e moltiplicatori fiscali: il caso della manovra italiana

The estimations of the value of fiscal multipliers are an issue strongly debated by macroeconomic literature. Given the goal to reduce the debt/GDP ratio, this article shows the linkage between this ratio and the value of fiscal multipliers, emphasising that the composition of the recent Italian fiscal measures also matters.

PIL potenziale e tasso di partecipazione: proposta per finanziare il reddito minimo

We suggest a policy measure, consistent with UE budget constraints, which aims to achieve a higher output gap through an increase in the participation rate: the greater stance for fiscal policy would allow for the possibility to finance a minimum income (conditional to active job-seeking). An empirical example is provided for the Italian case.

Andare oltre il PIL – Commento a Giuliano Resce

La proposta di superare l’arbitrarietà dell’aggregazione di indicatori in indici sintetici attraverso la Stochastic Multiobjective Acceptability Analysis (SMAA, Lahdelma et al. 1998; Lahdelma, Salminen, 2001), introdotta su Economia e Politica […]

Le variazioni del PIL e la specificità della nostra crisi

The general debate on GDP variations alone does not come to terms with the real problem:Italy must rapidly rethink the economic and industrial policies adopted over the years, leading to questionable outcomes. After a survey of GDP trends compared to other European countries, the article concludes by stating the need for the country to change its economic policies.