According to Michael Heise, Chief Economist of Allianz SE, the after-Brexit era is, despite everything, proving to be less apocalyptic than expected and, estimates for 2017, seem moderately optimistic, if the right strategy will be implemented.
The Polish case is unique for the ability the country demonstrated in facing an historical shift from a state-owned economy to a market one. The goal of this document is to deepen critical factors of success, defining a brighter picture of Polish economic results.
The Irish case is remarkable for its recent outstanding economic growth rates and the ability to recover from 2008 bust, establishing a growth path determined by unique factors. The goal of this document is to deepen these factors, defining a brighter picture of Irish most recent economic results.
Marcel Fratzscher, President of Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung and Enrico Letta, Prime Minister of the Italian Republic from 2013 to 2014 are the two experts selected by Ambrosetti to talk about the growing complexity of international chessboard at the Ambrosetti Forum Previews.
The prospects for the next six months remain positive, although there are signs for concern due to the slow-down in China and of the Asian and emerging economies (in particular Brazil and Turkey), as well as ongoing geopolitical tensions with Russia and in the Middle East.
The turning point has arrived. As forecast by our indicators at the end of last year the first quarter of 2015 showed an increase in business activity and a resumption of investment. After nearly four years of uninterrupted contraction of economic activity, the negative trend finally became positive between January and March 2015.