Italy's Future: Reform or Decline?

February 18, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Teatro at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
United States
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Francesco Giavazzi

Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research, Università Bocconi


Moderated by Michael Woodford, John Bates Clark Professor of Political Economy, Columbia University



Professor Francesco Giavazzi presented a lecture to a packed audience on the potential dynamics of the Italian economy in the wake of the spring election cycle and its consequences for the wider Euro area. 

Francesco Giavazzi is a professor of economics at Bocconi University in Milan, where he has been deputy director responsible for the university's research activities and a regular visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  He is a former adviser to the Italian prime minister and to the president of the European Commission.  

This event was co-sponsored with the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America.