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Italy is facing the prospect of major political
fragmentation and government inertia. Its political players are already bracing
for the double whammy of changed electoral rules, which will radically alter
the composition of the next parliament, and the steady rise of populist sentiment
in the country.
Dr. Alberto Mingardi
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is losing popularity as he fails to understand how to tackle Italy’s growing economic problems. His promises of a new reform every month have been forgotten as he decides whether to cut a deal with other politicians or bet on winning a general election. Italy faces default or swingeing tax rises.
Professor Enrico Colombatto