In this podcast, former Italian diplomat Antonio Armellini and Silvia Dall’Angelo, senior economist at Federated Hermes, speak with OMFIF Economist Taylor Pearce about the economic consequences of the 25 September general election in Italy. They explain the factors that led to the victory of far-right Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and explore the outlook for Italy’s economic future under the leadership of the conservative coalition. They discuss Italy’s Recovery and Resilience Plan, fiscal framework and debt sustainability, and the country’s position in the euro area.

Recorded on 28/09/2022

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