Posts by Andrea Lagna

Lecturer in International Management and Innovation at the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University

Financialization of the Italian state: at what cost?

Andrea Lagna

Modern public debt management and financial innovation have exacerbated Italy’s large, and growing, government debt The use of financial derivatives by the Italian government continues to appear in the headlines of global news media. Based on Eurostat data, Bloomberg has calculated that in 2015 derivatives-related net liabilities burdened Italy’s public debt by €6.8 billion. If we consider the entire 2012-15 … Continue reading

17 May 2016 by Andrea Lagna
Categories: SPERI Comment