Overview

August

POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY DESTABILIZES BUSINESS – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. The second quarter of 2019 did not open on a positive note. Industrial orders were down 2.4% in April compared with March, the spread continued to rise and OECD analysis of the Italian economic situation indicated a recession in 2019, with a 0.2% drop in GDP for 2019.  Download PDF

July

TARANTO: SUSTAINABILITY OR DECLINE – Corriere della Sera

by V. De Molli. The strategies of all companies in all sectors must necessarily be focused on applying increasingly-demanding and ambitious sustainability plans.  Download PDF

June

Innovation and Research, why Campania’s future is all growth – Il Mattino

by V. De Molli. Through the Campania Technology Forum, we want to affirm that trusting in the progress and best minds in the Mezzogiorno, can be one of the answers to the myriad problems affecting the southern regions of Italy.  Download PDF
Read more:  Third edition: Technology Forum Campania  ⁄ 

May

RECEIPT LOTTERY UNDERWAY EXPENSE DETRACTIONS EXCLUDED CARD PAYMENTS EARN A BONUS – La Repubblica

by S. Di Palma. According to the recent report by The European House – Ambrosetti, Italy is one of the countries in the world where the incidence of cash on GDP is highest. Out of 95 economies analyzed in the Cash Intensity Index, Italy is in 32nd place.  Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society – Report 2019  ⁄ 

EIGHT LIFE SCIENCES POLES. “THEY HAVE TREMENDOUS POTENTIAL” – La Repubblica

by A. Frollà. Emerging from the most recent life sciences report prepared by The European House – Ambrosetti is the existence of eight regional poles that stand out for the quality of their research and level of competitiveness.  Download PDF

The brave remarks by Francesco Buzzella, President of the Industrialists’ association – Prima Pagina

by F. Buzzella. An important meeting because it saw the presentation of the results of the 3C Masterplan, a major work produced by The European House-Ambrosetti. A very busy year dedicated to analyzing the territory for the purpose of sketching out a strategic vision that we should move towards, in order to provide the Province of Cremona with renewed impetus.  Download PDF
Read more:  3C Masterplan: Strategic Plan for the Development of the Province of Cremona  ⁄ 

The masterplan provides a framework. What’s required are the leaders to implement it – Mondo Padano

by A. Rossi. The presentation of the “3C Masterplan” by The European House Ambrosetti's Senior Partner, Paolo Borzatta, and Scenarios and Intelligence Area Manager, Lorenzo Tavazzi, ended with a clear, unequivocal message to the territory.  Download PDF
Read more:  3C Masterplan: Strategic Plan for the Development of the Province of Cremona  ⁄ 

FINTECH’S EVOLUTION FOCUSES ON BANKS – Il Sole 24 Ore

by P. Soldavini. Analyzing the world of new players entering the financial services sector in open competition to pre-existing entities, is the report by The European House – Ambrosetti which will be released on May 15th and summarizes the activity of its Fintech Community in recent months.  Download PDF

WHY THERE’S NOW THE CHANCE TO TAKE OFF AGAIN – Il Secolo XIX

by V. De Molli. The competitiveness and appeal of the Liguria region are strongly dependent on the ability to set forth a broad-ranging development model and strategies, able to look hopefully towards the future, making the most of the area’s specific skills and resources and at the same time boosting the existing model in order to turn it into a sustainable value for future generations.  Download PDF

April

The new bank will be invisible and customizable – Il Sole 24 Ore

by P. Soldavini. Over the last ten years, the digital transformation in banking has too often manifested itself in simply passing from services offered digitally, rather than physically. But this is no longer sufficient.  Download PDF
Read more:  Report “THE BANKS OF TOMORROW”  ⁄ 

Italy is still a hostage to cash – La Repubblica

by A. Frollà. Despite the efforts of those in the sector, the public administration and a number of legislative initiatives, Italy remains a country deeply attracted to cash, especially bank notes.  Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society – Report 2019  ⁄ 

THE CASHLESS ECONOMY IN ITALY IS WORTH MORE THAN 11 BILLION – Il Sole 24 Ore

by A. Plateroti. What does “cashless society” mean? Literally “a society with no cash”, it has an evocative ring about it, but this is not exhaustive enough to describe the revolutionary significance of a new model of digital economy that is demolishing power relations and consumers’ traditions and habits in the entire global payment supply chain.  Download PDF

WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE FOR THE BANK OF THE FUTURE? TO TRANSFORM ITSELF INTO A TECH COMPANY – Il Sole 24 Ore

by P. Soldavini. Open technology is the strategic asset for rethinking the relationship with the customer. Fintech is viewed as an incentive partner but it is Big Tech is creating fear.  Download PDF

“CORRODED” GLOBALIZATION SCARES ECONOMISTS AND BUSINESSES – Il Sole 24 Ore

by M. Cellino. The “corrosion” of globalization is the element worries the economists, financiers and businessmen gathered in Cernobbio for the traditional “Outlook for Economy and Finance” Workshop, organized by the European House - Ambrosetti at Villa d’Este, and held today and tomorrow.  Download PDF
Read more:  Study: “The ratio of Italian public debt/GDP is currently -18% compared with the all-time high in the period after World War II, and 22% above levels during World War II. Do we realize this?”  ⁄ 

UNSUSTAINABLE DEBT AS BAD AS IN NITTI’S TIME. ITALY MORE EXPOSED TO ECONOMIC CRISIS – Il Sole 24 Ore

by M. Longo. The debt-to-GDP ratio is the highest it has been since 1920: Italy has the lowest productivity in Europe. The study presented by The European House-Ambrosetti at Cernobbio lays it all out without pulling any punches.  Download PDF
Read more:  Study: “The ratio of Italian public debt/GDP is currently -18% compared with the all-time high in the period after World War II, and 22% above levels during World War II. Do we realize this?”  ⁄ 

RECORD LEVEL OF DEBT, AS BAD AS IN WAR TIME – Corriere della Sera

by F. Fubini. How would Italy be with a public debt closer to the European average? It is almost pointless to ask the question considering how far off a scenario of the kind is from current conditions.  Download PDF
Read more:  Study: “The ratio of Italian public debt/GDP is currently -18% compared with the all-time high in the period after World War II, and 22% above levels during World War II. Do we realize this?”  ⁄ 

ECONOMY BRAKING AND POLITICIANS DISTRACTED – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. The indicator for the current assessment of the business environment has fallen for the fourth consecutive quarter and for the first time is negative.  Download PDF

DIGITAL PAYMENTS REPRESENT ECONOMIC VALUE FOR THE PA- Il Sole 24 Ore

by P. Soldavini. Collection speed, lower costs, fewer errors: across-the-board adoption for refuse collection tax (Tari) and tickets throughout Italy could translate into a €375 million benefit annually. Milan is a shining example.  Download PDF

MANAGER FORECASTS? GDP WILL WORSEN – IL SOLE 24 ORE

by L. Orlando. Processing and translating into GDP the responses of over 350 CEOs and company managers, the forecast for Italy is a growth in GDP of barely 0.2% in the second quarter and 0.3% in the third, the first year in the “red” since the end of 2013.  Download PDF

March

FUTURE: ITALY. DE MOLLI: RESTARTING FROM CROWDFUNDING – La Gazzetta dello Sport

by L. Gialanella. For every dollar invested, the cycling brand receives the equivalent of 5.4 in advertising. Cycling offers an effective platform for building an international media presence.  Download PDF

February

WITHOUT INVESTMENT, THERE IS NO DEVELOPMENT (OR FUTURE) – Corriere della Sera

by V. De Molli. The solution for the success, growth—of employment and income—and the development of a country start with investment, and in Italy, in recent years, this situation has been particularly critical.  Download PDF

A COUNTRY LIMPING ALONG. THE AMBROSETTI CLUB ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC TREND – La Prelpina

by E. Spa. The gaps are widening and within this context, the country overall is limping along. It is the slowest in Europe, even worse than Britain, despite Brexit.  Download PDF

INVESTMENT AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE RED. CONCERN RISES – La Prelpina

by V. De Molli. In terms of employment, expectations are negative, in line with the decrease seen last quarter.  Download PDF

ITALY IS IN BIG TROUBLE IF THE WORLD ECONOMY SLOWS DOWN – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. After almost four years, the word “recession” is back among the words most searched on Google in Italy.  Download PDF

January

The Payment Revolution: Cash cards take on a new life – il Giornale

by C. Meoni. Cash cards go digital and bet on a rapid reduction in cash payments.  Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society – Report 2018  ⁄ 
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