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The latest news from the business world, interviews and contributions from leading economic players, the most recent sector studies and comments from The European House – Ambrosetti analysts. To remain constantly up-to-date with what’s new in Italy and the world.

What’s Hot

Life Sciences

The challenge of Italian biotech: removing obstacles and promoting excellence

Technology Forum Life Sciences – 2nd edition
Monday, September 26, 2016
Palazzo Parigi (Corso di Porta Nuova, 1 – 20121 Milan).

Categories: Innovation and Technology

Ambrosetti Club Economic Indicator

Brexit: Shock or Opportunity?

Assessing the effect of Brexit while riding the emotional wave and the initial reactions of the markets risks leading to hasty conclusions, especially when faced with the explosion in volatility and extremes in judgment, almost always irrationally based.

Categories: Economy

Indonesia, Southeast Asia's anchor and springboard

Underdevelopment has practically been eliminated.
Now the country’s structure must be improved.
Italy’s role in this can be effective and profitable.

Categories: Cities and Territories


Retail, trade and investment are the platform for a strategic Iran - Italy partnership

The lifting of international sanctions is expected to bring a large boost to non-oil sectors in Iran. Increasing inward investments and improvement in public finance should also encourage private consumption.

Categories: Cities and Territories

start city

The model for developing Metropolitan Cities

Every local system is called upon to be “smart”, flexible and fast, both in its strategic choices and its operational “infrastructure”. Therefore, what are needed are competitive strategies and solutions that guarantee continuity of action above and beyond the political-institutional mandates for governing the area.

Categories: Cities and Territories


Brexit: A (less then) United Kingdom’s suicide or winning move towards China?

Brutal but acute snapshot of the situation captured by Lucio Caracciolo, Limes Editor-in-Chief and geopolitics expert. Are we to expect more walls and national interests undermining common goals?

Categories: Cities and Territories


Banking, insurance and financial systems to effectively expand bilateral relations

Since the lifting of international sanctions, Iran is in the spotlight of the international community and many players from different industries and countries are looking at it as a destination for investments.

Categories: Cities and Territories

The Connected Banking

How chief executives can control digitalization and create value from it

Today, digital technology is no longer an option, it is a necessity for medium-to-long term business sustainability and it is becoming a conceptual aspect of strategic planning.

Categories: Innovation and Technology


4 keys to economic success

Germany and Italy: a hand in hand productivity until, 10 years ago the two paths diverge: at present, the balance sways to one side actually. Jörg Zeuner, Chief Economist of KfW Bankengruppe, in his speech at Ambrosetti, provides some significant examples from his experience.

Categories: Cities and Territories

Observatory on Europe

Improving European Integration and Competitiveness for Growth - 9° edition

The ninth edition of the Forum “Observatory on Europe – Improving European Integration and Competitiveness for Growth” took place in Brussels at the Hotel Amigo on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 9:15 am to 1:30 pm.

Categories: Cities and Territories