I think this interview in the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera with the Italian economics/finance minister Giovanni Tria is good. And I want to point it out as an example of how people running the show there think about their fiscal choices.
Luckily the paper has done the translating for us. Below are the answers I want to highlight and why I think they matter.
Italy as a country with strong economic fundamentals
«The situation in international markets is complex in general. There is an increase in the price of risk and volatility everywhere. Against this background it’s normal that there may be apprehensions in a moment of stark political change in Italy. But the fundamentals of our economy are fine».
This is Tria's attempt to not do what Erdogan has done in Turkey and blame ma...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.