My speech at the 85th Anniversary of Ispi institute in Milan: 1) what are the redistributive effects of free trade; 2) why I insisted so much for the signing of MoU on BRI; 3) which is the dominating theory, Krugman or Ricardo?
In these two short videos, I illustrate, in a very practical way, how to be able to attract productive investments from China and, at the same time, limit predatory take-overs. My vision is based on the fundamental difference that exists between take-overs of existing companies and green-fields operations.
I tempi sull’imposizione dei dazi su acciaio ed alluminio importati in America dagli Stati Europei si allungano. L’Europa prende tempo per cercare degli accordi che non mettano a repentaglio le esportazioni, soprattutto tedesche, verso gli Stati Uniti.
Apply tariffs or not? A throughout analysis of what it means economic liberalism today and what kind of consequences can an uncontrolled opening-up to foreign trades cause to the domestic economy. More control on import tariffs also means more control on the domestic job market.
Let’s continue the analysis of the duties that Trump has imposed on steel imported from China and how China intends to respond, using numbers to assess the actual impact, beyond the rhetoric and diplomacy.
Italian newspaper “Il Foglio” has discussed a politicized version of the debate between “More Europe or Less Europe? More free market or more protectionism?” quoting Salvini and Di Maio, the leaders of League and Five Star Movement. Here is my opinion.
Economic Protectionism or Liberalism. We discussed this topic in Al-Jazeera talk-show with other guests. Protectionism or free markets? Below are the basic points of dialogue on TV.
One of the main objections that I’ve recently received is the following: “what if the current shareholder wishes to sell out? In that case, it seems clear that the government cannot put any obstacles and cause the transaction to fail because in that case, it is the seller, the old shareholder, that would forgo the opportunity to cash in”. Here’s my answer.