Richard Thaler has shown in his research how to focus economic inquiry more decisively on real and important problems. His research program has been both compassionate and grounded, and he has established a research trajectory for young scholars and social engineers that marks the beginning of a
It is a backwards oil war: the more the Middle East conflict becomes destructive and complex, the more the price of oil falls. There was a time when even a hint of war was enough to raise prices and fill the coffers of the producing countries. But today's paradox is superficial. Today, the weapon
There was a time when the high representative for foreign policy and security exclusively took care of international diplomacy. This is no longer so for Federica Mogherini.
How much are we allowed to know about the outcomes and the effects of the 765 measures of higher or lower revenues introduced by public finance provisions passed between 2008 and 2014, moving over 250 billion euros in resources until 2015?
The government's commitment to actively do something against corruption is a positive thing. Corruption is a cancer that, when not eradicated, tends to spread. Not very many people morally justify corruption, and yet many accept it because the cost of not being corrupted increases with the number
In 2010, Bill de Blasio took his wife and children on an excursion from Naples to the medieval hill town Sant'Agata de' Goti. Like many Italian Americans with
After a long illness, steel tycoon Emilio Riva died last night in Milan at age 87. In the last two years he was the (silent) protagonist of the Ilva 'affaire.'
The Life Science Park is in the heart of Zhong Guan Chun, the technological district northwest of Beijing. A city in the city. Here is where Song Huang runs
Matteo Renzi plays his matches on speed, throwing his adversaries-and sometimes his friends-off balance, adopting the motto by the great Florentine prince of
Interview with Jörg Asmussen, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB conducted by Alessandro Merli
Joerg Asmussen, 46, has the rare distinction of being a German central banker with an Italian education. In the early Nineties, he spent two years in Milan