Overview

December

Tourism restart uncertain. The public health variable – La Provincia

by S. Bri. What are the 2021 prospects for Italian tourism? The European House – Ambrosetti has prepared a number of forecast models that take into consideration a range of variables connected with the economic, social and pandemic scenario.  Download PDF

The health emergency accentuates the North-South gap- Il Sole 24 Ore

by C. Tucci. Unipol Group and The European House - Ambrosetti have mapped social policy services in Italy on the basis of 22 indicators.  Download PDF

Circular Europe. How to successfully manage the transition from a linear to a circular world – Italia Informa

by L. Tavazzi and B. Brioschi. by L. Tavazzi and B. Brioschi. To measure with objective metrics the level of development of the Circular Economy in the 27 countries of the European Union and in the United Kingdom, The European House - Ambrosetti, in collaboration with Enel and Enel Foundation, in the "Circular Europe" study, built Economy Scoreboard.  Download PDF

THREE IDEAS FOR RELAUNCHING ATTRACTIVENESS – La Nuova del Sud

In such a sensitive time for Italy and its southern regions, the Basilicata Think Tank will once again be holding its Forum to close this year’s activity.  Download PDF

IN INDUSTRIALIZED BASILICATA, LOW BIRTH RATE AND YOUNG PEOPLE FLEEING – La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno

by F. Russo. F. Russo. “Although dramatic and profound, the Covid-19 crisis must be seen as a unique opportunity for Basilicata to begin again with a long-term perspective,” says Valerio De Molli, CEO of The European House – Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

ENERGY, A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – Il Quotidiano del Sud

“Energy for a Sustainable Future” is the theme of the second Basilicata Think Tank Forum, an initiative launched in 2018 by The European House – Ambrosetti and Total.   Download PDF

Taxes, bureaucracy, competencies – Italy will have more investors (if it improves) – Corriere della Sera

by G. Petrucciani. With 70,000 laws, a tax rate of over 59%, scant financial education and digitalization, Italy attracts only €27.8 billion from abroad, compared with Germany’s €56 billion. The European House – Ambrosetti and Aviva study.  Download PDF

Reviving consumption to revive the country – Formiche

by L. Tavazzi. To restart Italy and fill the economic and social chasm that Covid-19 has created in the shortest possible time, it is necessary to support the income of families and create conditions of trust for the future.  Download PDF

November

DIGITALIZATION, HOSPITALS, FAMILY DOCTORS. EU FUNDS ARE NEEDED HERE AND THEY ARE NEEDED NOW – Corriere della Sera

by A. Scaglioni. «Healthcare has to be secured, no more of these emergency conditions», says Luppi, CEO of Msd Italia. And Kerkola of Pfizer adds: «We’re ready to cooperate on the technologies for a connected system». The latest report of The European House – Ambrosetti.   Download PDF

NEW CORPORATE GOVERNANCE. SURPRISE, MILAN IS A MODEL – Corriere della Sera

by A. Scaglioni. The European House - Ambrosetti: for ten years Piazza Affari has recorded improvements in gender and independent shares. Stakeholder centrality and "sustainable success" are closer. The challenges of the Covid-recession.  Download PDF

ITALY PAYS €6.4 BILLION TO TAX HAVENS – Il Sole 24 Ore

by D. Colombo. «Being thrifty with other people’s money becomes unbearable in an emergency», observed Valerio De Molli, CEO of The European House - Ambrosetti, during the 31st Finance Workshop.  Download PDF

BUSINESSES ARE A LITTLE LESS PESSIMISTIC BUT THE EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK IS TROUBLING – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. The conditions for financing exist, so attention must be focused on how to spend these resources in the most efficient and farsighted way possible.  Download PDF

THE AUTOMOTIVE REALM. A RAPIDLY EXPANDING MARKET – LA PREALPINA

By V. De Molli. Sustainability, within which mobility plays a key role, is the main focus of the European and Italian strategies for relaunching the economy, and sustainable, advanced mobility is one of the cornerstones of the vision developed for the Province of Varese.   Download PDF

ELECTRIC MOBILITY. VARESE AT THE WHEEL – LA PREALPINA

by N. Antonello. According to the study commissioned by Confartigianato imprese Varese to The European House - Ambrosetti, the area has what it takes to become a hub of advanced sustainable mobility.   Download PDF

E-COMMERCE, A REAL TREASURE – LA PREALPINA

According to The European House - Ambrosetti, at the end of this year, revenues will reach 58.6 billion.   Download PDF

THE REAL FORMULA FOR RECOVERY? COUNT MORE ON BRUSSELS – Corriere della Sera

by A. Puato. The relationship with the EU must be rethought, says The European House – Ambrosetti survey. Bottinelli, CEO of BASF: “Italy must stop being an underdog and become a protagonist. We should use the Recovery Fund to have a role in the circular economy.”  Download PDF

Starting from health to emerge from the crisis – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. All crises offer major opportunities for change. And this public health crisis can be an opportunity for Italy to implement the structural reform of its NHS that has been talked about for years.   Download PDF

VORACEOUS bureaucracy. A BILL OF 146 BILLION – Corriere della Sera

by A. Puato. This is the added value that Italy would gain in five years, if it were efficiently aligned with France and Germany "The Bassanini reform should be resumed," says Stefano Venturi of Hpe. The study by The European House - Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

October

THE EUROPEAN HOUSE – AMBROSETTI FORUM. A SUCCESS THAT SWEPT ASIDE ALL DIFFICULTIES – Italia Informa

A very special and exceptional event, the 2020 Ambrosetti Forum (the 46th), the result of an extraordinary effort during the pandemic but which, once again, was nonetheless a tremendous success. The interview with Madi Piano Mortari, Project Leader of the Cernobbio Forum and Associate Partner of The European House – Ambrosetti, on innovation and content of the Forum.   Download PDF

Broad Band and Industry 4.0. Last Call – Corriere della Sera

by A. Puato. Industry 4.0 requires an efficient digital network. But to begin the recovery, all Italian industry, in general, needs investment in infrastructure, including traditional infrastructure, such as roads, rail and bridges. This is the message of the “Relaunching Italy” study by The European House – Ambrosetti Club guided by CEO Valerio De Molli, which ties Italy’s industrial development to digital development.  Download PDF

Pensions: the great unknown – Corriere della Sera

by F. De Bortoli. The European House – Ambrosetti, together with the Perseo Sirio fund and HSBC Global Asset Management, recently presented a detailed study, coordinated by Lorenzo Tavazzi, of pension funds.  Download PDF

Cashback increases incentives – Il Sole 24 Ore

by D. Aquaro. The full “Cashless Italy” Plan could, by 2025, result in “an annual reduction in the shadow economy of €0.7 billion and recovery in VAT of €0.8 billion,” stressed Lorenzo Tavazzi, head of the Cashless Community of The European House – Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

Milan is getting ready to occupy the role of European innovation hub – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. Research, innovation and technology are the main elements on which the ecosystem of the Life Sciences depends for its ability to respond concretely to global emergencies. In this process, Italy has the opportunity to demonstrate the extent to which the excellence of the national research program enables it to compete on the international level. The Italian Life Sciences sector, in particular, has exhibited reactivity, organizational capacity, openness to collaboration and, once again, scientific excellence.  Download PDF

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH: LET’S MAKE THEM WORK OR ITALY WILL NEVER GROW – Corriere della Sera

by A. Puato. Education and research. These are the two cornerstones of The European House – Ambrosetti Club’s study “Relaunching Italy”, a project in eight points to start Italy moving again, this time developed by private stakeholders, involving the leaders and entrepreneurs of Italy’s largest companies.   Download PDF

Digital cash, the online push resumes in Italy after the fiscal shock – La Repubblica

by A. Frollà. The most recent study of the Cashless Society prepared by The European House – Ambrosetti notes that Italy is still ranked as one of the 35-worst economies in the world in terms of “cash intensity”, that is, cash in circulation in relation to gross domestic product.  Download PDF

Say goodbye to cash in three steps: push towards cashless to fight evasion – Il Sole 24 Ore

by D. Aquaro e C. Dell'Oste. According to the scenario developed by The European House – Ambrosetti, the increase in traceable payments already in effect would lead the state to have an increase in annual tax revenues of 3.4 billion by 2025, destined to rise by 24.5% with the Cashless Italy Plan.  Download PDF

MORE CULTURE, FEWER LOCAL INTERESTS THE ALTERNATE PLAN FOR ITALY- Corriere della Sera

by A. Puato. For restarting the country, The European House – Ambrosetti has developed a project – the first private observatory – in eight points. From an increase in pay to rebalancing power among national, regional and local government.  Download PDF

September

Looking creatively to the future to establish a new balance – Il Sole 24 Ore

by M. Grazioli. A different, more flexible approach to working requires a rethink of working processes we have not had time to implement, but it will be necessary if we are to make an impact on the culture of working together in the future.  Download PDF

INVESTMENT SLOWED BY BUREAUCRATS. ITALY BEHIND IN RENEWABLES – Il Sole 24 Ore

by S. Elli. Renato Mazzoncini, CEO of A2A, a listed company controlled jointly by the municipalities of Brescia and Milan, sent strong messages to political decision-makers and sector regulators. He did it from the stage of Cernobbio during the presentation of the report signed jointly by A2A and The European House – Ambrosetti.   Download PDF

CIRCULAR ECONOMY MOVES 29 BILLION IN GDP IN ITALY – Il Sole 24 Ore

by L. Serafini. A study prepared by Fondazione Enel and The European House – Ambrosetti presented at Cernobbio which, for the first time, compares the state of advancement in the various EU countries and, using a new econometric model, measures the potential effects of circular economy on GDP and employment.  Download PDF

MANUFACTURING SECTOR DOWN 21%, 10.8% COLLAPSE IN 2020 GDP – Il Sole 24 Ore

by N. Picchio. The analysis emerging from the study presented yesterday at Cernobbio, prepared by The European House – Ambrosetti in collaboration with Fondazione Fiera Milano, on the future of Italian industry.  Download PDF

GROWTH? MORE INVESTMENT TO CONQUER UNCERTAINTY – Corriere della Sera

by G. Ferraino. In extraordinary times, unusual things happen. And so, at The European House – Ambrosetti Forum—since its inception considered to be an ultra-exclusive club of entrepreneurs and top managers who get together at the end of the summer each year on Como Lake to reflect on the agenda for the world, Europe and Italy—in this year of COVID that revolutionized the workshop format with the presence of virtual speakers thanks to hologram technology, the person who set the tone was Pope Francis.  Download PDF

DELAYS IN THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM COST 40 BILLION IN GDP – Corriere della Sera

by A. Scaglioni. A more streamlined Italian judicial system could result in economic benefit through cost savings of between 1.3% and 2.5% of Italy’s GDP. In monetary terms: €22-40 billion.  Download PDF

More Asia, less Europe. The ranking of countries that attract business – Corriere della Sera

by G. Ferraino. Sustainability is now also a part of the Global Attractiveness Index (GAI) which, starting this year, introduces two new Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): pollution-related deaths and CO2 emissions. A decision made not only to push companies and governments towards putting the environment at the center of their strategies, but also to make sustainability a driver for policy over the next decade, explains The European House – Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

Hydrogen, a national supply chain to decarbonize Italy – Il Sole 24 Ore

di C. Dominelli. Outlining the very significant potential of Italy, which could become an “enabler” in European plans, is the study, “H2 Italy 2050, a national hydrogen supply chain for Italy’s growth and decarbonization”, prepared by The European House – Ambrosetti in collaboration with Snam.  Download PDF

Trade Fairs, 17 billion in exports start from Milan’s pavilions – Il Sole 24 Ore

by G. Mancini. Getting down on paper the efficacy of trade fairs and their importance in relaunching Italian industry following the public health emergency is a study prepared by The European House – Ambrosetti for Fondazione Fiera Milano which will be presented at the opening of the Forum in Cernobbio.  Download PDF

Regaining Trust Will Help in Finding the Direction for the Future – Il Sole 24 Ore

by Valerio De Molli. An indispensable pre-condition for starting again is the ability to look towards the future not only with apprehension, but also with ideas for innovation, relaunching and development. If the world changes, companies must also change.  Download PDF

August

UNA VISIONE DI LUNGO TERMINE PER RIPARTIRE – Il Sole 24 Ore

di Valerio De Molli. "Da troppi anni l’economia italiana soffre la mancanza di una politica industriale".  Download PDF

Rimborsi di Stato per chi paga i conti con carte e app – Il Sole 24 Ore

di Dario Aquaro. «Il bonus sarà tanto più efficace quanto immediatamente fruibile: il tema della velocità è decisivo», spiega Pio Parma, senior consultant di The European House – Ambrosetti. La cui community Cashless society aveva sollecitato da tempo le misure accolte nella legge di Bilancio 2020 e nel decreto fiscale collegato.  Download PDF

Il cashback in stile Satispay servirà a ridurre il contante – Il Sole 24 Ore

In gioco c'è la capacità dell'Italia di liberarsi dall'uso eccessivo del contante (nella classifica del Cashless society index 2020 di The European House – Ambrosetti il Paese è sestultimo in Europa).  Download PDF

July

LIGHT AND SHADOWS ON THE ECONOMY OF LIGURIA – Milano Finanza

by F. Canevesio. The Liguria region needs to be kick-started by significant investments in infrastructure, able to make existing infrastructures safe and to release capacity to support a new relaunch of the economy, according to a report by The European House - Ambrosetti.  Download PDF
Read more:  FOURTH LIGURIA 2022 FORUM  ⁄ 

Liquidity: not investing costs 30%, but six families out of ten are wary – Corriere della Sera

by G. Petrucciani. Too much cash inactive. In March alone, 17 billion was accumulated (+254%). A lack of financial education impedes efficient use of resources and penalizes the nation. Study by The European House – Ambrosetti and Aviva Assicurazioni.  Download PDF

AMBROSETTI: THE SURVIVAL OF 30% OF AGRIFOOD BUSINESSES AT RISK – Il Sole 24 Ore

by M.T.M. “The pandemic has caused interruptions in production in various sectors and slow-downs in the supply chain, as well as a reduction in disposable income with a resulting drop in domestic demand and slowing and/or postponement of private investment,” says Benedetta Brioschi, Food&Retail&Sustainability Area Manager of The European House-Ambrosetti, which has produced the study, “The Road Map of the Future for Food&Beverage”.   Download PDF
Read more:  The Road Map of the Future for Food & Beverage: Changes and Challenges in the Years to Come – 2020 Report  ⁄ 

EXPORTS AND INFRASTRUCTURE. HOW LIGURIA CAN GET BACK ON ITS FEET – Il Secolo XIX

by S. Gallotti. The advantage of the report prepared by The European House – Ambrosetti, which will be presented today at the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa during the forum organized in conjunction with the Liguria Region, is the clarity of its statistics.  Download PDF
Read more:  Liguria 2022 – The 2020 Strategic Report  ⁄ 

THE REGION SHOULD CAPITALIZE ON ITS STRATEGIC ASSETS – Il Secolo XIX

by V. De Molli. To respond to such a deep crisis, we should not be afraid to use the term “reconstruction”, which brings to mind the difficult period of suffering experienced by Europe in the post-war period, over 70 years ago. Reconstruction, for Liguria, must mean starting from the region’s strategic assets on which its successes have been developed.  Download PDF
Read more:  Liguria 2022 – The 2020 Strategic Report  ⁄ 

Liguria, from the territory to cure work for 60 thousand people – Il Secolo XIX

by A. Quarati. The European House - Ambrosetti presents the Liguria 2022 report. Focus on enhancements. The areas waiting for a relaunch are worth, in terms of land occupation, nine times the former Ilva.  Download PDF
Read more:  Liguria 2022 – The 2020 Strategic Report  ⁄ 

THE NATION’S DIGITALIZATION ALSO INVOLVES CO-INVESTMENT – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. The growth of the ultra wideband is now, more than ever, a competitive factor for the nation because digitalization affects multifactor productivity, i.e., the aspect that has had the most impact on the stagnation of productivity over the last 20 years.  Download PDF

THE TIRES OF MOSER, PANTANI AND VIVIANI ONCE AGAIN “ITALIAN” – Gazzetta dello Sport

by P. Bergonzi. Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner and CEO of The European House - Ambrosetti, has joined the new board of directors of the Vittoria company to develop industrial strategies and capitalize on the tremendous potential of cycling in Italy.  Download PDF

June

With the crisis, there’s increasing need to strengthen community welfare – Avvenire

“In a few months, budget constraints will once again become dramatically relevant when, on a global level, this phase of fighting the effects of the pandemic and relaunching the global economy will have passed,” warned Carlo Cimbri, CEO of Unipol, during a webinar organized by the “Welfare, Italia” think tank promoted by Unipol in collaboration with The European House – Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

THE SOUTH, EU FUNDS NOT TO BE WASTED – Corriere della Sera

by I. Trovato. If the South is a priority, the school situation is particularly urgent. This is explained clearly in the agenda for restarting by The European House - Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

TAKING CARE OF HUMAN CAPITAL – Corriere della Sera

by F. De Bortoli. Preventing a new drop in university entrance like the one that followed the 2008 financial crisis. In the ten years that followed, university student numbers fell by 5% in Italy, but rose by 14% in France and 40% in Germany. This is what can be found in a report about to be published by The European House - Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

GROWTH REQUIRES A BOOST FOR CONSUMPTION – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. If Italy aims to start growing again, one action it must take is to support consumption, which accounts for 60% of GDP, starting from food and non-food goods, which account for 22% of GDP.   Download PDF

NOW FOR SCHOOL (WHERE IT ALL PASSES THROUGH) – Corriere della Sera

by Valerio De Molli. A profound overhaul of the school and university system is required, on a “University 5.0” model. Also required is investment in “cultural capital”, training citizens to understand the relevance of issues (diagnosis) and possible solutions (treatment): Italy is one of the OECD countries with the highest proportion of adults without upper secondary education (28% in the 25-34 age bracket and 72% in the 55-65 age bracket).  Download PDF

LIBRO BIANCO VALORE ACQUA PER L’ITALIA – Italia Informa

di B. Brioschi. L'acqua è una risorsa chiave per la competitività e la sostenibilità del Paese ed è fondamentale ricordarlo, soprattutto nella situazione di grave difficoltà che stiamo attraversando legata all’emergenza Covid-19.  Download PDF

Meno burocrazia e riforme per far ripartire il Paese – Il Sole 24 Ore

di N. Picchio. Per crescere, ha spiegato Valerio De Molli, managing partner e ceo di The European House - Ambrosetti bisogna puntare su quattro pilastri: consumi, spesa pubblica, investimenti e bilancia commerciale.  Download PDF

INCENTIVES NEEDED FOR INTERNAL DEMAND, HIGHER INCOMES A NATIONAL PRIORITY – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. Even the European aid package—both through the monetary leverage of the ECB and the measures of the European Commission—is unprecedented. In addition to the measures of continental institutions, individual governments, starting with Italy, have made available significant additional resources. On a global level, we have calculated that over $8 trillion are on the table for the economic relaunching.  Download PDF

May

A limping recovery without consumption – Corriere della Sera

by Isidoro Trovato. If Italy wants to begin growing again, among other things, it must think about providing support to consumption that is 60% of GDP, says Valerio De Molli, managing partner and CEO of The European House – Ambrosetti. Food and non-food distribution is a strategic economic sector for the nation’s future. Generating €542 billion in revenues and employing over 2.3 million people in 2019, in recent years it has represented an important driver for growth and modernization.  Download PDF

Sustainable development that builds on the ideas and strength of the younger generation – La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno

By P.Perciante. The roadmap for developing Basilicata’s future is called “Call for Ideas”. A competition for innovative ideas developed by The European House - Ambrosetti with the support of Total to create an eco-friendly development project for our region.  Download PDF

Regione Basilicata in ritardo sulle misure economiche – Il Quotidiano del Sud

The European House - Ambrosetti in suo recente studio prevede per il 2020 una riduzione del Pil nazionale del 7,5%. Nello stesso studio si prospetta per la Basilicata una contrazione del Pil del 6,8%, con il solo settore agroalimentare che dovrebbe rimanere in campo positivo con +1,7%, mentre altri settori strategici segneranno il passo.   Download PDF

PHASE 2 AN AWARD FOR DEVELOPMENT IDEAS – IL QUOTIDIANO DEL SUD

The Basilicata Think Tank has evolved into an Act Tank with the goal of transitioning from proposals to action and providing concrete answers to local strategic needs. Article in Il Quotidiano del Sud.  Download PDF

Welfare, Italia Insert – Il Messaggero

Now available the Il Messaggero insert that examines the “Welfare, Italia” project of Unipol and The European House – Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

The national government has failed, but we in Lombardy are ready to get going once again – La Provincia

by Guido Lombardi. «Lombards are strong, they believe in themselves and stop at nothing and, personally, I am convinced that, thanks to the businessmen in our region, we will prove to be highly resilient by drawing on family and individual resources.». Interview with Valerio De Molli in La Provincia.  Download PDF

April

Risks to safety and the supply chain are the key points for companies – la Repubblica

by Andrea Greco. “We will have to live with the Coronavirus, just as other European countries are already: safeguarding at home—through smart working—the elderly and ill who are most at-risk to infection.” Comment by Valerio De Molli in La Repubblica.  Download PDF

With the Cashless Italia Plan, €4.5 billion more in tax revenues within 5 years – Milano Finanza

by Francesco Bertolino. In Italy, €208.4 billion in cash is in circulation, 11.8% of GDP. According to the 2020 report of the Cashless Society Community, organized by The European House – Ambrosetti, this figure has been increasing steadily since 2008 when the value of bank notes and coins was €128 billion, placing Italy in 28th position among the 30-worse economies in the world for intensity of cash use.  Download PDF

The crisis is accelerating requests for online payment tools – Il Sole 24 Ore

by Dario Aquaro and Cristiano Dell'Oste. As noted in the 2020 report of The European House – Ambrosetti Cashless Society Community, 40.3% of Italians say they would rather use payment cards, but in actuality, only 12.9% of transactions are cash-free.  Download PDF

THE BUSINESS WATERSHED. COMPANIES IN THE BALANCE – Corriere della Sera

by Valerio De Molli. The European House - Ambrosetti foresees a 7.5% decline in the economy this year, but the conditions differ from one sector to another. Here are the weak points and some proposals for returning to normal.  Download PDF

Tech, agile, sempre vicina al cliente: come sarà la nuova banca – Il Sole 24 Ore

di Pierangelo Soldavini. La crisi sanitaria arriva in un momento delicato per il sistema bancario italiano. Ma rappresenta un’opportunità per accelerare la transizione.  Download PDF

March

MANAGERS AND ADVISERS. DE CECCO RUNS AND CHANGES – Corriere della Sera

«Now we can start a training plan for five young De Cecco, all thirty years old», says the entrepreneur Annunziata De Cecco. That put the kids in the studio through a training course organized with The European House - Ambrosetti.  Download PDF

FORECAST: UP TO 150,000 SICK AT THE BEGINNING OF MAY – Corriere della Sera

by Danilo Taino. The European House-ambrosetti company: the loss of GDP from 3.5% to 11.5%°. One in ten companies faces default. De molli: confident about research.  Download PDF

LIGHTER TAXES AND INVESTMENT TO REGAIN THREE GDP POINTS – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. In addition to the obvious consequences on a humanitarian level, the spread of the coronavirus brings with it serious economic impacts. Estimating these impacts and preparing strategies to minimize damage is fundamental to attempting to manage this crisis situation.  Download PDF

January

THE RESILIENCE OF BUSINESSMEN IN WITHSTANDING UNCERTAINTY – Il Sole 24 Ore

by V. De Molli. Over time, our indicator has demonstrated its forecasting ability and statistical reliability, with the margin of error in the 6-month forecast for quarterly growth trend at 0.1 percentage points. According to our estimates, the second quarter of 2020 could bring a slight growth in the trend of 0.2%.  Download PDF
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