L’importanza del consumo in un’economia. Uno sguardo alla crisi del 2008
Go big or go home: next step for EU?
Prima di addentrarci sul tema del consumo è bene sapere cosa sia il Pil e da cosa esso è composto. Il PIL (Prodotto Interno Lordo) misura il valore aggregato dei prodotti e servizi realizzati all’interno di uno Stato sovrano in un determinato arco di tempo,col fine di essere consumati. In altre parole, Il PIL può essere anche definito […]
Is the Italian public debt a real problem? What are the possible solutions?
Recently there has been a heated debate over a fiscal harmonization inside the Eurozone. Many politicians and economists ask for the unification of fiscal power and this request has become even more powerful with the exit of UK from the EU. Enrico Letta, an important Italian politician and academic, has lately published an article sustaining […]
The age of “environmental breakdown” and the “Green New Deal”
What is public debt? Public debt is the debt of the government to the private sector of the economy (households, businesses, ordinary credit banks) and/or the Central Bank while, on the other hand, the private sector and/or the Central Bank are creditors to the government itself. Government debt is essentially created when in a State […]
Our society, and the social and economic systems which is based upon, are not environmentally sustainable: this is a strong sentence, but it is an undeniable fact. Scientists have been expressing their worries for years now, but no effective action has been taken by Governments around the world. However, concerns about the matter are finally […]