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A picture of Italy’s prime minister at a June 2021 political event in Rome’s Cinecitta film studios

Italy’s Draghi leverages the EU Covid fund to push reforms

Former ECB head Mario Draghi has made some adroit moves as Italy’s prime minister. He also has the credibility in Brussels that his predecessors lacked, a clever plan for using the EU’s Covid funds for domestic reforms, and even a measure of good luck. Can a Trojan horse strategy work in a country so resistant to change? 

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